Virginia Public Procurement Act; transportation construction services. (SB645)

Introduced By

Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; transportation construction services. Provides that for the award of transportation construction projects, certain specified factors other than price may be considered. The bill also provides that construction may be procured using either competitive sealed bidding or competitive negotiation and requires the public body to set forth in writing that the method selected is practicable or fiscally advantageous to the public. In addition, the bill establishes instances where the determination of the public body is presumed to be appropriate. Under current law, construction may only be procured by competitive bidding except under certain circumstances. Read the Bill »


01/27/2014: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/17/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103352D
01/17/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/27/2014Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology with letter (13-Y 0-N)