On August 23, 2023, the Department published in the Federal Register the final rule, “Updating the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Regulations.” The final rule updates regulations issued under the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts that set forth rules for the administration and enforcement of the Davis-Bacon labor standards that apply to Federal and federally assisted construction projects. As the first comprehensive regulatory review in nearly 40 years, revisions to these regulations will promote compliance, provide appropriate and updated guidance, and enhance their usefulness in the modern economy.
The final rule is effective on October 23, 2023.
- Final Rule: Updating the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Regulations
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Comparison Chart
- Small Entity Compliance Guide
- DBRA Final Rule Webinar
- AAM No. 244: Updating the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Regulations — This memorandum provides an overview of the most significant provisions of the Department’s recently published final rule, Updating the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Regulations, as well as an explanation of when the various provisions become effective.