100th Congress > House > Vote 579

Date: 1988-05-03

Result: 208-214

Vote Subject Matter: Foreign and Defense Policy / Defense Policy Budget

Sponsor: STENHOLM, Charles Walter (D-TX)

Description: TO AMEND HR 4264, FISCAL 1989 DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION, TO ALTER THE DAVIS-BACON ACT REQUIRING FEDERAL CONTRACTORS TO PAY WORKERS LOCALLY COMPETITIVE WAGES BY EXEMPTING DEFENSE DEPARTMENT LESS THAN $250,000 FROM THE REQUIREMENTS. THE STENHOLM AMENDMENT WOULD ALSO DECREASE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR CONTRACTORS AND PROHIBIT DIVIDING CONTRACTS TO EVADE THRESHOLDS.

Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 134, p. 2832;

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