NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Business & Commerce
SUBCOMMITTEE: Subcommittee on Interim Charge #5

TIME & DATE:  1:00PM See Remark
             Monday, March 18, 2002

PLACE: Capitol Extension E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Leticia Van de Putte

Or 30 minutes after recess of Subcommittee on Charge #2


The subcommittee will meet to discuss and hear invited and public
testimony on the following interim charge:

Assess the prevalence of prevailing wage rate differences in state
procurement contracts.  The committee should determine if identified
variances justify the use of additional methodologies to determine
prevailing wage rates.

This meeting will focus on the impact prevailing wage rates have on the
industry, on labor and the State.