Virginia Public Procurement Act; contracts for architectural or professional engineering services. (SB1197)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield) with support from co-patron Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Virginia Public Procurement Act; contracts for architectural or professional engineering services by certain localities. Authorizes localities within Planning District 8 to enter into individual contracts for architectural or professional engineering services up to $5 million. Planning District 8 is composed of the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William, the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park, and the towns of Dumfries, Herndon, Leesburg, Purcellville and Vienna. Currently, the authority to enter into such contracts is limited to localities and local authorities, sanitation districts, metropolitan planning organizations or planning district commissions with populations in excess of 80,000. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102850D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/28/2013Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2013Bills placed in block (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2013Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Placed on Calendar
02/06/2013Read first time
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/06/2013Assigned GL sub: #2 FOIA/Procurement
02/07/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 0-N)
02/12/2013Reported from General Laws with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Read second time
02/14/2013Read third time
02/14/2013Committee amendments agreed to
02/14/2013Engrossed by House as amended SB1197
02/14/2013Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Passed by for the day
02/19/2013House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2013Enrolled
02/22/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1197ER)
02/22/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
03/18/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 540 (effective 7/1/13)
03/18/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0540)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 40 seconds.