Public Procurement Act; cooperative procurement. (HB2628)

Introduced By

Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem) with support from co-patron Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; cooperative procurement. Provides that no local public body shall purchase from another public body's contract until it makes a written determination in advance that such cooperative procurement is fiscally advantageous and (i) increases efficiency or (ii) reduces administrative expenses. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/23/2009Presented and ordered printed 098718520
01/23/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/27/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2628)
01/27/2009Assigned GL sub: FOIA
01/29/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/03/2009Reported from General Laws with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Read first time
02/05/2009Read second time
02/05/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/05/2009Engrossed by House as amended HB2628E
02/05/2009Printed as engrossed 098718520-E
02/06/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/06/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2628E)
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/23/2009Left in General Laws and Technology