Public Procurement Act; design-build projects by local public bodies, methods of procurement. (HB818)

Introduced By

Del. Joe May (R-Leesburg) with support from 14 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Vince Callahan (R-McLean), Del. Allen Dudley (R-Rocky Mount), Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Michele McQuigg (R-Occoquan), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Rob Wittman (R-Montross), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; methods of procurement; design-build by certain local public bodies. Provides that design-build or construction management projects undertaken by any local governing body with a population in excess of 80,000 or by two or more local governing bodies having a combined population in excess of 80,000 through cooperative procurement shall be exempt from approval of the Design-Build Review Board. As a result such local governing bodies have authority to enter into contacts on a fixed price design-build basis or construction management basis. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063644400
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB818)
01/23/2006Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: #2 FOIA/Procurement (Marshall, D.)
02/09/2006Tabled in General Laws