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2012 Senate Bill 1387: Exempt schools from "prevailing wage"
Introduced by Sen. Arlan Meekhof R-West Olive on November 29, 2012
To exempt public school, community college and state university construction or repair projects from the state "prevailing wage" law, which prohibits awarding contracts to firms that submit the lowest bid unless the contractor pays "prevailing wages," which are based on reported union pay scales that may be above the market rate in the region.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing Committee on November 29, 2012