Public Procurement Act; foreign & domestic businesses authorized to transact business in State. (HB831)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; foreign business entities.  Prohibits a foreign corporation, limited liability company, business trust, limited partnership, or registered limited liability partnership from bidding on, or entering into, amending, or renewing, a contract with a public body under the Virginia Public Procurement Act unless the foreign entity provides a copy of a valid certificate or authority or registration to conduct business in the Commonwealth. Such status shall be maintained during the term of a contract and for five years after its term is completed. A contract entered into by a business in violation of the requirements is voidable at the option of the public body. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100958D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/2010Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement
01/27/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB831)
02/04/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/11/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB831)
02/11/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/11/2010Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Committee substitute printed 10105282D-H1
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105282D-H1
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB831H1
02/16/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB831H1)
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
03/03/2010Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2010Committee substitute printed 10105536D-S1
03/05/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB831S1)
03/08/2010Read third time
03/08/2010Reading of substitute waived
03/08/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105536D-S1
03/08/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB831S1
03/08/2010Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Placed on Calendar
03/10/2010Senate substitute agreed to by House 10105536D-S1 (95-Y 1-N)
03/10/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (95-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/22/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB831ER)
03/22/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB831ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 634 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0634)