Public contracts; nondiscrimination, required provisions. (HB1409)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Berg (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public contracts; nondiscrimination; required provisions. Prohibits agencies of the Commonwealth and other public bodies from requiring any contractor entering into a public contract to agree to additional nondiscrimination provisions that are not otherwise required under the Fair Employment Contracting Act or the Virginia Public Procurement Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/18/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100900D
12/18/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1409)
01/28/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/29/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/10/2015Left in General Laws


Secular Coalition for Virginia, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The Secular Coalition of Virginia opposes this bill. This legislation seeks to delay if not outright prevent the gay community of Virginia from receiving the same protections from discrimination that so many others already enjoy.

ACLU-VA LGBT Rights, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The ACLU of Virginia opposes this legislation that seeks to limit the restrictions that can be placed on public contractors that discriminate.