All laborers and mechanics employed by contractors or subcontractors on projects assisted by the Secretary under this chapter shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title
40. The Secretary shall not extend any financial assistance under this chapter for such a project without first obtaining adequate assurance that these labor standards will be maintained upon the construction work. The Secretary of Labor shall have, with respect to the labor standards specified in this provision, the authority and functions set forth in Reorganization Plan Numbered 14 of 1950 (15 F.R. 3176; 64 Stat. 1267), and section
3145 of title
2004—Pub. L. 108–373substituted “in accordance with subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title
40” for “in accordance with the Davis-Bacon Act, as amended (40 U.S.C. 276a–276a–5)” in first sentence and “section
3145 of title
40” for “section 2 of the Act of June 13, 1934, as amended (40 U.S.C. 276c)” in third sentence.
1998—Pub. L. 105–393, § 102(b)(2)(A), substituted section catchline for former section catchline.
Pub. L. 105–393, § 102(b)(2)(B), which directed amendment of text by substituting “this chapter” for “sections
3246b of this title” in second sentence, was executed by making the substitution for phrase which began with “section
3131” rather than “sections
3131”, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
1974—Pub. L. 93–567inserted references to sections
3236b of this title.
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 105–393effective on date determined by Secretary of Commerce, but not later than 90 days after Nov. 13, 1998, see section 105 ofPub. L. 105–393, set out as an Effective Date note under section
3121 of this title.
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