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Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Frequently Asked Questions

 
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I. Davis-Bacon Wage Determinations

What is a Project Wage Determination?

A project wage determination is issued at the specific request of a contracting agency (using a Standard Form (SF) 308); is applicable to the named project only; and expires 180 calendar days from the date of issuance unless an extension of the expiration date is requested by the agency and approved by the Wage and Hour Division. If such a determination is not used in the period of its effectiveness, it is void.