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H0598......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
CONTRACTORS - IDAHO EMPLOYEES - Amends existing law relating to public
works to require contractors, or persons in charge of a contract, to file
certain reports regarding employees that are bona fide Idaho residents.
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 598
BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO PUBLIC WORKS; AMENDING SECTION 44-1001, IDAHO CODE, TO REQUIRE
3 CONTRACTORS, OR PERSONS IN CHARGE OF A CONTRACT, TO FILE CERTAIN REPORTS
4 WITH THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Section 44-1001, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
7 amended to read as follows:
8 44-1001. EMPLOYMENT OF RESIDENTS OF IDAHO -- WAGE SCALE -- FEDERAL FUNDS.
9 In all state, county, municipal, and school construction, repair, and mainte-
10 nance work under any of the laws of this state the contractor, or person in
11 charge thereof must employ ninety-five percent (95%) bona fide Idaho residents
12 as employees on any such contracts except where under such contracts fifty
13 (50) or less persons are employed the contractor may employ ten percent (10%)
14 nonresidents, provided however, in all cases such employers must give prefer-
15 ence to the employment of bona fide Idaho residents in the performance of such
16 work; provided, that in work involving the expenditure of federal aid funds
17 this act shall not be enforced in such a manner as to conflict with or be con-
18 trary to the federal statutes prescribing a labor preference to honorably dis-
19 charged soldiers, sailors, and marines, prohibiting as unlawful any other
20 preference or discrimination among the citizens of the United States. Upon
21 completion of a contract, as well as with any progress report that is required
22 by the contracting authority prior to completion of a contract, the contrac-
23 tor, or person in charge of a contract, shall provide the contracting author-
24 ity with a certified report verifying compliance with the provisions of this
25 section, which report shall include the total number of employees on the con-
26 tract and the number of those employees that are bona fide Idaho residents.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This legislation adds a reporting requirement to Section 44-1001
of Idaho Code, so that contracting authorities may readily verify
compliance with the 95% residency requirements in hiring for all
state, county, municipal, and school district construction
There is no impact to the general fund.
Name: Rep. David Langhorst
Sen. Mike Burkett
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 598