State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced 2/26/2007, by Rep. Michael J. Madigan - Barbara Flynn Currie - Harry Osterman


820 ILCS 130/7   from Ch. 48, par. 39s-7

    Amends the Prevailing Wage Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning findings of public bodies and the Department of Labor.

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1     AN ACT concerning employment.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Prevailing Wage Act is amended by changing
5 Section 7 as follows:
6     (820 ILCS 130/7)  (from Ch. 48, par. 39s-7)
7     Sec. 7. The The finding of the public body awarding the
8 contract or authorizing the work or the Department of Labor
9 ascertaining and declaring the general prevailing rate of
10 hourly wages shall be final for all purposes of the contract
11 for public work then being considered, unless reviewed under
12 the provisions of this Act. Nothing in this Act, however, shall
13 be construed to prohibit the payment to any laborer, worker or
14 mechanic employed on any public work, as aforesaid, of more
15 than the prevailing rate of wages; provided further that
16 nothing in this Act shall be construed to limit the hours of
17 work which may be performed by any person in any particular
18 period of time.
19 (Source: P.A. 81-992.)