Regulation of Wages Paid to Employees by Contractors Awarded Government Building Contracts: Hearings Before the Committee on Labor, Seventy-second Congress, First Session on S. 3847 and H.R. 11865, Bills Relating to the Rate of Wages for Laborers and Mechanics Employed on Public Building of the United States and the District of Columbia by Contractors and Subcontractors, and for Other Purposes. April 28, May 3, 9, 11, 12, 1932
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1932 - 196 lappuses
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70. lappuse - And a statute which either forbids or requires the doing of an act in terms so vague that men of common intelligence must necessarily guess at its meaning and differ as to its application, violates the first essential of due process of law.
70. lappuse - That the terms of a penal statute creating a new offense must be sufficiently explicit to inform those who are subject to it what conduct on their part will render them liable to its penalties, is a well-recognized requirement, consonant alike with ordinary notions of fair play and the settled rules of law.
93. lappuse - ... not less than the prevailing rate of wages for work of a similar nature prevailing in the vicinity shall be paid to such laborers or mechanics.
196. lappuse - An Act to amend the Act approved March 3, 1931, relating to the rate of wages for laborers and mechanics employed by contractors and sub-contractors on public buildings", approved August 30, 1935 (49 Stat.
93. lappuse - ... the Government may, by written notice to the contractor terminate his right to proceed with the work or such part of the work as to which there has been a failure to pay said required wages and to prosecute the work to completion by contract or otherwise, and the contractor and his sureties shall be liable to the Government for any excess costs occasioned the Government thereby.
13. lappuse - It cannot be deemed a part of the liberty of any contractor that he be allowed to do public work in any mode he may choose to adopt, without regard to the wishes of the state. On the contrary, it belongs to the state, as the guardian and trustee for its people, and having control of its affairs, to prescribe the conditions upon which it will permit public work to be done on its behalf, or on behalf of its municipalities.
1. lappuse - That the advertised specifications for every contract in excess of $2,000, to which the United States or the District of Columbia is a party, for construction, alteration, and/or repair, including painting and decorating, of public buildings or public works of...
2. lappuse - That if any provision of this Act, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, shall be held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the Act and of the application of such provision to other persons or circumstances shall not be affected thereby.