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Addressing compliance with apprenticeship utilization requirements (Keiser, Fortunato, Conway)

• Provides that apprenticeship utilization requirements apply to each and every contractor and subcontractor on a public works project and that labor hours are measured on a per contractor basis.
• Provides that noncompliance with apprenticeship utilization requirements is one of the violations that count toward debarring a contractor from bidding on public works.
• Provides that, for the purposes of meeting the responsible bidder criteria, the bidder must not have been found out of compliance with apprenticeship utilization requirements.
• Requires awarding agencies to monitor compliance with apprenticeship utilization requirements.

Hearing Date: Thursday, January 11, 2018 -- 1:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5576&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)