Women-owned and minority-owned businesses; enhancement measures. (SB651)

Introduced By

Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; women-owned and minority-owned businesses; remedial measures.  Provides that the Governor shall require state agencies to implement appropriate enhancement or remedial measures consistent with prevailing law when a persuasive analysis exists that documents statistically significant disparity between the availability and utilization of women-owned and minority-owned businesses. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/20/2012Presented and ordered printed 12104431D
01/20/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/25/2012Assigned GL&T sub: #2
01/30/2012Reported from General Laws and Technology (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB651)
02/02/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/03/2012Passed by for the day
02/06/2012Read third time and passed Senate (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Passed Senate (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/20/2012Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement
02/28/2012Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2013
02/28/2012Continued to 2013 in General Laws


This bill mentions Richmond.


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 54 seconds.