Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; clarifies definition of small business. (SB885)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) with support from co-patron Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; definition of small business. Changes the definition of small business to require the business, together with affiliates, to have 250 or fewer employees and average annual gross receipts of $10 million or less averaged over the previous three years. Currently, a small business is required to meet one or the other of these conditions. This bill is a recommendation of the General Laws Special Joint Subcommittee Studying the Virginia Public Procurement Act. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100878D
01/07/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/30/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB885)
02/09/2015Committee substitute printed 15104598D-S1
02/09/2015Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Read second time
02/10/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104598D-S1
02/10/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB885S1
02/10/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Passed Senate (36-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2015Placed on Calendar
02/12/2015Read first time
02/12/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/13/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB885S1)
02/17/2015Reported from General Laws with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Committee substitute printed 15105234D-H1
02/17/2015Substitute bill reprinted 15105234D-H1
02/18/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB885H1)
02/18/2015Read second time
02/19/2015Read third time
02/19/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105234D-H1
02/19/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB885H1
02/19/2015Passed House with substitute (100-Y 0-N)
02/19/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015House insisted on substitute
02/24/2015House requested conference committee
02/25/2015Senate acceded to request (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Conferees appointed by Senate
02/25/2015Senators: Petersen, Stuart, Garrett
02/26/2015Conferees appointed by House
02/26/2015Delegates: Lopez, Gilbert, Knight
02/26/2015C Amended by conference committee
02/26/2015Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2015Conference report agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/26/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Enrolled
03/06/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB885ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/09/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB885ER)
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 441 (effective - see bill)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0441)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1901.