HOUSE BILL No. 1157
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 5-16-7-2.
Synopsis: Common construction wage certification. Requires
contractors and subcontractors on public works projects to certify each
week certain information relating to the wages paid to the workers on
Effective: July 1, 2007.
January 11, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Labor and Employment.
First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1157
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state
and local administration.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 5-16-7-2; (07)IN1157.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 5-16-7-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 2. (a)
The state or any municipal
thereof of the state
any such contracts a public
shall require any contractor or subcontractor
public work under the contract
to file a schedule of
the wages to be paid to
laborers, workmen, or mechanics
thereon doing work
with the state or with
schedule shall be filed before any work is
contract or subcontract.
provided, such The
scale shall not be less than the scale determined as provided in
section 1 of this chapter.
provided further, that nothing in
provided shall does not
contractor or subcontractor
from paying a higher rate of wages than set out in the schedule of
wages filed by
him. the contractor or subcontractor.
(b) Each contractor or subcontractor performing work on a
public works project shall file each week with the awarding agency
a certified statement with respect to the classification of labor and
wages paid each worker, in the performance of the contract for the
project, during the preceding weekly payroll period. The statement
(1) executed by:
(A) the contractor or subcontractor; or
(B) an authorized officer or employee of the contractor or
subcontractor who supervises the payment of wages;
(2) affirmed under the penalties for perjury; and
(A) a certified payroll report form; or
(B) an equivalent to the certified payroll form.
The contractor or subcontractor shall deliver each weekly
statement to the awarding agency not later than seven (7) days
after the regular payment date of the payroll period.
(c) The certified payroll form must set out accurately and
completely at least the following information for each worker:
(3) Labor classification.
(4) Wage rate paid.
(5) The daily and weekly number of hours worked.
(6) Deductions made from wages paid.
(7) Actual wages paid.
(d) A contractor or subcontractor may submit the certified
payroll form on a paper or electronic form.
(e) Subject to IC 5-15-5.1-5, the department of labor shall
develop the format and style of the certified payroll form
developed by the department of labor in accordance with this