Public Procurement Act; awarding of contracts to small, women-, or minority-owned businesses. (HB1554)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Virginia Public Procurement Act; small, women-, or minority-owned businesses. Requires the Department of General Services, in conjunction with the Department of Minority Business Enterprise, to develop a program that insures that at least 15 percent of state procurement contracts are awarded to small, women-, and minority-owned businesses located in historically underutilized business zones (HUB Zone) that meet certain requirements. The bill defines HUB Zone. Amends § 2.2-1402, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/18/2008Committee
01/18/2008Presented and ordered printed 088805624
01/18/2008Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/30/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1554)
02/12/2008Left in General Laws