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SA 167. Mr. DeMINT submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill S. 493, to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

At the appropriate place, insert the following:
SEC. __. REPEAL OF DAVIS-BACON WAGE REQUIREMENTS.
(a) In General.--Subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title 40, United States Code, is repealed.
(b) Reference.--Any reference in any law to a wage requirement of subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title 40, United States Code, shall after the date of the enactment of this Act be null and void.
(c) Effective Date and Limitation.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act but shall not affect any contract in existence on such date of enactment or made pursuant to invitation for bids outstanding on such date of enactment.


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Mar 14, 2011.)