Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act (H.R. 2747; 113th Congress)

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Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act (H.R. 2747; 113th Congress)  (2013) 
by Tim Walberg
H.R. 2747 as introduced

113th CONGRESS


1st Session


H. R. 2747


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES


July 19, 2013


Mr. Walberg (for himself and Mr. Courtney) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To amend title 40, United States Code, to transfer certain functions from the Government Accountability Office to the Department of Labor relating to the processing of claims for the payment of workers who were not paid appropriate wages under certain provisions of such title.

Section 1. Short title[edit]

This Act may be cited as the “Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act”.

Sec. 2. Transfer of administrative authority to the Department of Labor[edit]

(a) Authority of Comptroller General To pay wages and list contractors violating contracts–[edit]

Section 3144 of title 40, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in the section heading, by striking “of Comptroller General”; and
(2) in subsection (a)(1), by striking “Comptroller General ” and inserting “Secretary of Labor”.

(b) Report of violations and withholding of amounts for unpaid contracts and liquidated damages–[edit]

Section 3703(b)(3)of title 40, United States Code, is amended by striking “Comptroller General” both places it appears and inserting “Secretary of Labor”.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).