Women-owned and minority-owned businesses; enhancement measures. (HB2212)

Introduced By

Del. Delores McQuinn (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. Amends § 2.2-4310, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/11/2013 Committee
  • 01/11/2013 Presented and ordered printed 13103810D
  • 01/11/2013 Referred to Committee on General Laws
  • 01/22/2013 Stricken from docket by General Laws


This bill mentions Richmond.


ACLU-VA Women's Rights and Reproductive Freedom, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The ACLU of Virginia strongly supports this bill because it combats gender bias, allowing women owned businesses equal opportunity for growth.