Political contributions; prohibition during procurement process. (HB768)

Introduced By

Del. Bill Cleaveland (R-Roanoke) with support from 10 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Political contributions; prohibition during procurement process.  Provides that no bidder or offeror, or person acting on his behalf, who has submitted a bid or proposal for the award of a public contract with an expected value of $1 million or more pursuant to the Virginia Public Procurement Act shall make, directly or indirectly, a contribution to any campaign committee, political action committee, or political party committee during the period between the submission of the bid or proposal and the award of the contract. A person who violates this prohibition shall be subject to a civil penalty of up to two times the amount of the contribution. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101737D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/21/2010Assigned P & E sub: #3 Campaign Finance
01/22/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB768)
02/10/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (3-Y 2-N)
02/12/2010Tabled in Privileges and Elections