Virginia Public Procurement Act; job order contracts and design professional contracts. (HB1637)

Introduced By

Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; job order contracts and design professional contracts. Increases the project amounts for job order contracting (JOC) from $400,000 to $500,000 for single task orders and from $2 million to $4 million for the sum of all projects performed in a one-year contract term. The bill also (i) decreases the population threshold for localities for the procurement of architectural and engineering services from 80,000 to 78,000 and (ii) increases the single project limit for architectural and engineering services for such localities from $2 million to $2.5 million and the aggregate limit for projects performed in a one-year contract term from $5 million to $10 million. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102552D
01/08/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/26/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1637)
01/27/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 1-N)
02/03/2015Reported from General Laws with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2015Committee substitute printed 15103913D-H1
02/05/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Read second time
02/06/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15103913D-H1
02/06/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1637H1
02/09/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/09/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/20/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1637H1)
02/23/2015Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1637ER)
03/06/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1637ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 570 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0570)