HB 1847 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Compact of 1966; amendments, effective clause.
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Summary as introduced:
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Compact of 1966. Proposes amendments to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Compact of 1966 (the Compact). The bill allows members of the Board of Directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (the Authority) to be provided reasonable compensation. The bill eliminates requirements for overtime compensation and requirements that set the minimum wage equal to the prevailing wage on similar construction in the locality for all laborers and mechanics employed by contractors or subcontractors in the construction, alteration, or repair of projects, buildings, and works undertaken by the Authority or who are financially assisted by it. The bill eliminates the requirement that the Authority negotiate employees' wages, salaries, hours, working conditions, and pension or retirement provisions through labor organizations and removes employee protective arrangements under the Federal Transit Act. The bill eliminates the mandatory-binding-arbitration provision associated with union contract negotiations. The bill eliminates requirements regarding the Authority assumption of labor contracts, collective bargaining agreements, and the obligations of any transportation system acquired by it with regard to wages, salaries, hours, working conditions, sick leave, and health and welfare and pension or retirement provisions for employees of an existing transit facility acquired by the Authority. These amendments to the Compact shall not become effective until they are enacted by the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia and consented to by Congress, as provided for in the Compact.

Full text:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103483D  pdf

Status:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103483D
01/10/17  House: Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/20/17  House: Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #3
01/26/17  House: Subcommittee recommends striking from docket by voice vote
02/07/17  House: Left in Transportation