Texas Government Code

Sec. § 2258.053
Arbitration Required for Unresolved Issue


An issue relating to an alleged violation of Section 2258.023 (Prevailing Wage Rates to Be Paid by Contractor and Subcontractor; Penalty), including a penalty owed to a public body or an affected worker, shall be submitted to binding arbitration in accordance with the Texas General Arbitration Act (Article 224 et seq., Revised Statutes) if the contractor or subcontractor and any affected worker do not resolve the issue by agreement before the 15th day after the date the public body makes its initial determination under Section 2258.052 (Complaint; Initial Determination).


If the persons required to arbitrate under this section do not agree on an arbitrator before the 11th day after the date that arbitration is required under Subsection (a), a district court shall appoint an arbitrator on the petition of any of the persons.


A public body is not a party in the arbitration.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 5.49(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

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