VA Public Procurement Act; process for competitive sealed bidding and negotiation. (HB2079)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; methods of procurement.  Reorganizes the definitions of competitive sealed bidding and competitive negotiation. The bill also adds a definition of job order contracting.  Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13103624D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2079)
01/18/2013Assigned Transportation sub: #1
01/22/2013Referred from Transportation
01/22/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/23/2013Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement
01/31/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/31/2013Reported from General Laws with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Read first time
02/04/2013Read second time
02/04/2013Committee amendments agreed to
02/04/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB2079E
02/04/2013Printed as engrossed 13103624D-E
02/05/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/05/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2079E)
02/06/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/18/2013Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Reading of amendments waived
02/20/2013Committee amendments agreed to
02/20/2013Amendments by Senator Herring agreed to
02/20/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/2013Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Placed on Calendar
02/21/2013Senate amendments rejected by House (2-Y 93-N)
02/21/2013VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 93-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Senate insisted on amendments (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013Senate requested conference committee
02/21/2013House acceded to request
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2013Senators: Stuart, Reeves, Petersen
02/21/2013Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2013Delegates: Jones, Iaquinto, Ward
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by Senate (35-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Conference report agreed to by House (100-Y 0-N)
02/23/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2079ER)
03/04/2013Signed by President
03/05/2013Signed by Speaker
03/06/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2079ER)
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 583 (effective - see bill)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0583)


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 3 minutes.