Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Dept. of; certification of employment services organizations. (HB1288)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; certification of employment services organizations; public procurement. Provides that for solicitations under the Virginia Public Procurement Act, each public body shall include, in addition to small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses, employment services organizations, as defined in the bill, certified by the Department and set goals for participation of the same in procurement transactions. The bill clarifies that the certification process conducted by the Department includes employment services organizations. Finally, the bill states that contracts and subcontracts awarded to employment services organizations shall be credited toward a contractor's small, women-owned, and minority-owned business contracting and subcontracting goals. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/21/2016Committee
01/21/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104239D
01/21/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/27/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/27/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
02/09/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/11/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1288)
02/11/2016Reported from General Laws (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/16/2016Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/29/2016Reported from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Read third time
03/03/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2016Enrolled
03/07/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1288ER)
03/07/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB1288ER)
03/07/2016Signed by Speaker
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/09/2016Signed by President
03/09/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/9/2016
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/29/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 525 (effective 7/1/16)
03/29/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0525)

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 1 minute.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

AMEND AND REENACT SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SMALL BUSINESS AND SUPPLIER DIVERSITY, CERTIFICATION OF EMPLOYMENT SERVICES ORGANIZATIONS, PUBLIC PROCUREMENT. SHALL THE BILL PASS? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL. AYES 99, NOS, ZERO. AYES 99, NOS, ZERO, THE BILL IS PASSED.