Bidding Regulations - WV State Code 5-22-1 explains purchasing rules which State Agencies have to follow.
Subcontractor Listing - WV State Code 5-22
Debarment of vendors - Companies already barred from federal contracts, or who have been placed on a state list, can not bid or receive public works contracts
Purchasing . §5A-3-10a. Prohibition for awarding contracts to vendors which owe a debt to the state or its political subdivisions.
Government Construction Contracts
WV Jobs Act - Must hire 75% local workers on all state projects costing more than a half-million dollars.
WV Contractor Licensing Law - All contractors must have a license to do business in West Virginia
WV Plumbers Licensing Law - Anyone performing plumbing work in West Virginia must have a license beginning January 1, 2009.
Verifying Legal Employment Status of Workers, WV Code 21-1B.
Wage Payment Collection Act - State Law regarding payment of wages.
Design Build - State Law allowing state and local governments to use an alternative approach to project construction called design-build.
Crane Operator Certification
- Anyone operating a crane in the construction industry must be certified as of September 1, 2001 Repealed as of May 2021
Tax Credits for Apprenticeship - For those tax years beginning on or after the first day of January, two thousand eight, there shall be allowed a credit for any taxpayer against certain taxes imposed by this state as described in subsection (d) of this section for wages paid to apprentices in the construction trades who are registered with the United States Department of Labor. WV Tax Credit Forms
Alcohol and Drug Free Workplace Act -
After the first day of July, two thousand eight, any solicitation for a public improvement contract shall require each contractor that submits a bid for the work to submit at the same time an affidavit that the contractor has a written plan for a drug-free workplace policy.