Public procurement; state agency agreements with labor organizations. (HB33)

Introduced By

Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean) with support from 65 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Mark Dudenhefer (R-Stafford), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. Matt Fariss (R-Rustburg), Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls), Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond), Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg), Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton), Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol), Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lacey Putney (I-Bedford), Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding), Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale), Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Ed Scott (R-Culpeper), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), Del. Mike Watson (R-Williamsburg), Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall), Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News), Del. Joseph Yost (R-Blacksburg), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Chris Head (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public procurement; agreements with labor organizations.  Requires state agencies to ensure that neither the state agency nor any construction manager acting on behalf of the state agency shall, in its bid specifications, project agreements, or other controlling documents relating to the operation, erection, construction, alteration, improvement, maintenance, or repair of any public facility of public works: (i) require or prohibit bidders, offerors, contractors, or subcontractors to enter into or adhere to agreements with one or more labor organizations, on the same or related projects; or (ii) discriminate against bidders, offerors, contractors, subcontractors, or operators for becoming or refusing to become or remain signatories or otherwise to adhere to agreements with one or more labor organizations, on the same or other related public works projects.   Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/12/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102989D
12/12/2011Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/13/2012Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement
01/17/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB33)
01/19/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 2-N)
01/24/2012Reported from General Laws with amendments (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2012Read first time
01/26/2012Passed by for the day
01/27/2012Passed by for the day
01/30/2012Read second time
01/30/2012Committee amendments agreed to
01/30/2012Amendments by Delegate Bulova rejected (28-Y 68-N)
01/30/2012VOTE: REJECTED (28-Y 68-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Amendments by Delegate Toscano rejected (30-Y 67-N)
01/30/2012VOTE: REJECTED (30-Y 67-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Amendments by Delegate Toscano rejected
01/30/2012Pending question ordered
01/30/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB33E
01/30/2012Printed as engrossed 12102989D-E
01/31/2012Read third time and passed House (69-Y 27-N)
01/31/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (69-Y 27-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB33E)
02/01/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/20/2012Reported from General Laws and Technology (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Read third time
02/23/2012Passed Senate (20-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Chair votes Yes
02/28/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB33ER)
02/28/2012Signed by Speaker
02/29/2012Signed by President
03/02/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB33ER)
04/09/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 685 (effective 7/1/12)
04/09/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0685)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 44 minutes.


James Monroe Holland Jr. writes:


James Monroe Holland Jr. writes:

What I mean by section 3 implementtion is found in the Department of Houusing and Community Development application to HUD.