HB 2327 Prevailing wage rate; public contractors. Introduced by: Paul E. Krizek | all patrons … notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Prevailing wage rate; public contractors. Clarifies that public works include state-owned institutions of higher education and transportation infrastructure projects when paid for in whole or in part by state funds or procured through a contract for public works and must adhere to the prevailing wage rate.