Vote Description

HR 3354 Repeal of Davis Bacon Act (Roll Call 453)

The Congressman Steve King (R-IA, 92% ACU LIFE) amendment to the Department of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development appropriations bill prohibits using funds to enforce the prevailing wage provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act, a Depression-era price control measure. ACU opposes artificial wage requirements that drive up the cost of projects and supported this amendment. The House defeated the amendment on September 6, 2017 by a vote of 180-241.

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