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Minimum Slab on Grade Steel

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It has always been my opinion that ACI (0.0018 minimum temperature and shrinkage reinforcing) applies to elevated slabs and not slabs on grade.  I have always designed my sog reinforcing to ACI
Is there a code or industry recommendation for sog minimum steel?  I find myself in a situation where a contractor has made an error and I am trying to substantiate my design/specification with code/industry reference while the contractor tries to politely challenge me.
Thanks in advance for your prompt response.
Keith De Lapp, P.E.