All laborers and mechanics employed by contractors or subcontractors (excluding tribes and tribal organizations) in the construction, alteration, or repair, including painting or decorating of buildings or other facilities in connection with contracts or grants entered into pursuant to this subchapter, shall be paid wages at not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality, as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with sections
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40. With respect to construction, alteration, or repair work to which the Act of March 3, 1921  is applicable under the terms of this section, the Secretary of Labor shall have the authority and functions set forth in Reorganization Plan Numbered 14, of 1950, and section
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(b) Preference requirements for wages and grants
Any contract, subcontract, grant, or subgrant pursuant to this subchapter, the Act of April 16, 1934 (48 Stat. 596), as amended [25 U.S.C. 452 et seq.], or any other Act authorizing Federal contracts with or grants to Indian organizations or for the benefit of Indians, shall require that to the greatest extent feasible—
(1)preferences and opportunities for training and employment in connection with the administration of such contracts or grants shall be given to Indians; and
(2)preference in the award of subcontracts and subgrants in connection with the administration of such contracts or grants shall be given to Indian organizations and to Indian-owned economic enterprises as defined in section
1452 of this title.
(c) Self-determination contracts
Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of this section, with respect to any self-determination contract, or portion of a self-determination contract, that is intended to benefit one tribe, the tribal employment or contract preference laws adopted by such tribe shall govern with respect to the administration of the contract or portion of the contract.
Act of March 3, 1921, referred to in subsec. (a), probably means the act of March 3, 1931, ch. 411, 46 Stat. 1494, as amended, known as the Davis Bacon Act, which was classified generally to sections 276a to 276a–5 of former Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, and was repealed and reenacted as sections
3147 of Title
40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, §§ 1,
6(b),Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062, 1304.
Reorganization Plan Numbered 14 of 1950, referred to in subsec. (a), is set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
Act of April 16, 1934, referred to in subsec. (b), is act Apr. 16, 1934, ch. 147, 48 Stat. 596, as amended, popularly known as the Johnson-O’Malley Act, which is classified generally to section
452 et seq. of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
452 of this title and Tables.
In subsec. (a), “sections
3147 of title
40” substituted for “the Davis-Bacon Act of March 3, 1931 (46 Stat. 1494), as amended” and “section
3145 of title
40” substituted for “section 2 of the Act of June 13, 1934 (48 Stat. 948, 40 U.S.C. 276c)” on authority of Pub. L. 107–217, § 5(c),Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1303, the first section of which enacted Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works.
1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–413, § 102(3), substituted “or subcontractors (excluding tribes and tribal organizations)” for “of subcontractors”.
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