Senate Bill 403
117th Congress(2021-2022)
FOCA Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Feb 24, 2021
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Feb 24, 2021
Latest Action
Feb 24, 2021
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
403
Congress
117
Policy Area
Government Operations and Politics
Government Operations and Politics
Primary focus of measure is government administration, including agency organization, contracting, facilities and property, information management and services; rulemaking and administrative law; elections and political activities; government employees and officials; Presidents; ethics and public participation; postal service. Measures concerning agency appropriations and the budget process may fall under Economics and Public Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Indiana
North Dakota
South Carolina
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Fair and Open Competition Act or the FOCA Act

This bill prohibits federal construction contracts or controlling documents for federally supported construction projects from requiring or prohibiting project labor agreements. Such documents also may not discriminate against or give preference to a bidder or contractor who signs or refuses to sign a project labor agreement.

An agency may exempt a project from this prohibition to avert an imminent threat to public health or safety or to serve the national security.

Text (1)
February 24, 2021
Actions (2)
02/24/2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
02/24/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Feb 25, 2021 5:42:11 AM
Updated
Apr 3, 2021 4:28:36 AM