Public Procurement Act; increases small purchases exemption. (SB1107)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Public Procurement Act; small purchases.  Increases from $50,000 to $100,000 the small purchases exemption under the Virginia Public Procurement Act for single or term contracts for goods and services other than professional services. The bill also provides that, in addition to a written informal solicitation of a minimum of four bidders or offerors for such purchases that are expected to exceed $30,000, a public body post public notice on a procurement website. For state agencies, departments, and institutions the notice must be posted on the public procurement website designated by the Department of General Services. Amends § 2.2-4303, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101147D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1107)
01/19/2011Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/09/2011Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement
02/15/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/17/2011Reported from General Laws with amendment (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Read second time
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Committee amendment agreed to
02/22/2011Engrossed by House as amended
02/22/2011Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/22/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011House amendment agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Enrolled
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1107ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/04/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1107ER)
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/25/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 612 (effective 7/1/11)
03/25/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0612)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.