Virginia Public Procurement Act; small, women, and minority-owned businesses. (HB1223)

Introduced By

Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Public Procurement Act; small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses. Defines "historically Black colleges and universities" and provides that the term "minority-owned business" includes historically Black colleges and universities, regardless of the percentage ownership by minority individuals or, in the case of a corporation, partnership, or limited liability company or other entity, the equity ownership interest in the corporation, partnership, or limited liability company or other entity. The bill also requires that programs to facilitate the participation of small businesses and all businesses owned by women, minorities, or service disabled veterans in procurement transactions include a provision for fair and equitable evaluations and opportunities for small businesses and all businesses owned by women, minorities, or service disabled veterans. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/17/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103260D
01/17/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/04/2014Continued to 2015 in General Laws
12/04/2014Left in General Laws