Public Procurement Act; transportation-related construction projects. (SB1126)

Introduced By

Sen. Walter Stosch (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; transportation-related construction projects.  Provides for the duration of contract terms for environmental location, design and inspection work to one initial term of two years and clarifies that the sum of all projects in a one-year term may not exceed $5 million.  The bill also increases the threshold for transportation-related contracts requiring performance and payment bonds from $250,000 to $500,000. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103707D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/26/2011Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2011Committee substitute printed 11104641D-S1
01/27/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1126)
01/28/2011Passed by for the day
01/31/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1126S1)
01/31/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Read second time
02/01/2011Reading of substitute waived
02/01/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104641D-S1
02/01/2011Reading of amendment waived
02/01/2011Amendment by Senator Stosch agreed to
02/01/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB1126ES1
02/01/2011Printed as engrossed 11104641D-ES1
02/02/2011Read third time and passed Senate (40-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
02/11/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1126ES1)
02/15/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/17/2011Reported from General Laws (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Read second time
02/22/2011Read third time
02/22/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/22/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1126ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/09/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB1126ER)
03/25/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 555 (effective 7/1/11)
03/25/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0555)


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 1 minute.