Public procurement; enhanced procurement opportunities for small businesses and microbusinesses. (HB2347)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Public procurement; enhanced procurement opportunities for small businesses and microbusinesses. Makes several changes to procurement laws to enhance procurement opportunities for small businesses, microbusinesses, women-owned businesses, and minority owned businesses with state and local public bodies. Changes include (i) adding a definition of "microbusiness," (ii) authorizing a locality to establish a microbusiness procurement program, and (iii) authorizing a locality to waive bid, performance, and pay bonding for nontransportation construction projects between $100,000 and $500,000 without having to undertake a prequalification process. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/23/2015Presented and ordered printed 15102886D
01/23/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/27/2015Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/29/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/10/2015Left in General Laws