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
11/29/2012Left in General Laws


This bill mentions Richmond.