H. B. 2752
(By Delegates Overington, Andes, Cowles, Kump,
Faircloth, Householder and McCuskey)
[Introduced February 27, 2013; referred to the
Committee on Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic
Development and Small Business then the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §21-5A-12, relating
to exempting construction performed on behalf of educational
authorities from prevailing wage requirements.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended
by adding thereto a new section, designated §21-5A-12, to read as
ARTICLE 5A. WAGES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.
____The provisions of this article do not apply to construction
performed on behalf of any educational authority, including, but
not limited to, a county board of education, the Higher Education
Policy Commission and the School Building Authority.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to exempt construction
performed on behalf of any educational authority from the
prevailing wage laws.
This section is new; therefore, it has been completely