Virginia Port Authority; additional exemptions from the Public Procurement Act. (HB2019)

Introduced By

Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Port Authority; exemptions from the Public Procurement Act. Adds (i) conveyance and transfers of real property by state agencies and (ii) temporary transfers of use of property between state agencies and lease to private entities to the list of exemptions for the Virginia Port Authority. The bill also allows the Board to approve policies in order for Authority to have specified exemptions from the Public Procurement Act. Current law only allows exemptions with Board approval of regulations. The bill requires the Virginia Port Authority to develop regulations for the implementation of the bill's provisions no later than January 1, 2017, prior to which date the Virginia Port Authority may exercise the authority granted by the bill subject to the approval of the Secretary of Transportation. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101368D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/21/2015Assigned App. sub: Transportation
01/26/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/28/2015Reported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Read first time
02/02/2015Read second time
02/02/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/02/2015Engrossed by House as amended HB2019E
02/02/2015Printed as engrossed 15101368D-E
02/03/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
02/17/2015Reported from Finance (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Read third time
02/19/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2019ER)
02/24/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2019ER)
02/25/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/26/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/16/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 175 (effective 7/1/15, see bill)
03/16/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 175 (effective 7/1/15 see bill)
03/16/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0175)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 50 seconds.