Virginia Public Procurement Act; design-build contracts, purchase of intellectual property. (HB1373)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; design-build contracts; purchase of intellectual property of proposers by local public bodies. Allows local public bodies to purchase the intellectual property or other work product of a proposer, provided that i) the local public body makes a determination in advance and set forth in writing that it will be advantageous to purchase the intellectual property of an unsuccessful proposer, (ii) prequalification is limited to five contractors, and (iii) the Request for Proposal includes a notice that the local public body may acquire the intellectual property rights of an unsuccessful proposer. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/22/2016Presented and ordered printed 16104618D
01/22/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/01/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
02/01/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
02/05/2016Impact statement from DHCD (HB1373)
02/11/2016Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 4-N)
02/16/2016Left in General Laws