21.11.12.02

.02 Hourly Contribution Rate.

A. If a contractor participates in an apprenticeship training program for each covered craft, the contractor satisfies their obligation under State Finance and Procurement Article, §17-603(a)(1), Annotated Code of Maryland, by making contributions of at least 25 cents per person per hour.

B. If a subcontractor participates in an apprenticeship training program for each covered craft, the subcontractor satisfies their obligation under State Finance and Procurement Article, §17-604(a)(1), Annotated Code of Maryland, by making contributions of at least 25 cents per person per hour.

C. Contractors and subcontractors that do not participate in an apprenticeship training program shall pay at least 25 cents per person per hour for each employee in each covered craft on the prevailing wage project to a registered apprenticeship program, an organization that has a registered apprenticeship program, or the Fund.

D. Contractors and subcontractors who make contributions to the Fund shall do so on a monthly basis.

E. Contractors and subcontractors who make contributions to a registered apprenticeship program or an organization that has a registered apprenticeship program shall make contributions on a monthly basis or consistent with a collective bargaining agreement or other contractual arrangement.

F. If there is a prevailing wage determination that includes a fringe benefit contribution for apprenticeship that exceeds 25 cents per hour, a contractor or subcontractor that makes contributions to the Fund shall pay to the employee wages in the amount that the fringe benefit contribution for apprenticeship exceeds 25 cents per hour.