Local government; prohibiting certain practices requiring contractors to provide compensation, etc. (HB264)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland), and Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Prohibiting certain local government practices that would require contractors to provide certain compensation or benefits. Prohibits local governing bodies from establishing provisions related to procurement of goods, professional services, or construction services that would require a wage floor or any other employee benefit or compensation above what is otherwise required by state or federal law to be provided by a contractor to one or more of the contractor's employees as part of a contract with the locality. The prohibition shall not affect contracts between a locality and another party that were executed prior to January 1, 2017, or the renewal or future rebids of services thereof. Also, localities shall not be prohibited from entering into contracts for economic development incentives in which the company receiving the incentives is required to maintain a certain stated wage level for its employees. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/31/2015Committee
12/31/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100770D
12/31/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/13/2016Impact statement from DHCD (HB264)
01/18/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #2
01/18/2016Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
02/04/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (4-Y 2-N)
02/09/2016Reported from General Laws with amendment (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Read first time
02/12/2016Read second time
02/12/2016Committee amendment agreed to
02/12/2016Engrossed by House as amended HB264E
02/12/2016Printed as engrossed 16100770D-E
02/15/2016Read third time and passed House (64-Y 34-N)
02/15/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (64-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/22/2016Reported from General Laws and Technology (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Read third time
02/25/2016Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Enrolled
02/29/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB264ER)
02/29/2016Signed by Speaker
03/03/2016Signed by President
03/04/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/4/16
03/04/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 11, 2016
03/11/2016G Vetoed by Governor
04/20/2016Placed on Calendar
04/20/2016Passed by for the day - Governor's veto sustained

Video

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 1 minute.

Transcript

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



Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 21, NOS 19. AYES 21, NOS 19. THE BILL PASSES. HOUSE BILL 264, A BILL RELATING TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN LOCAL GOVERNMENT PRACTICES THAT WOULD REQUIRE CONTRACTORS TO PROVIDE COMPENSATION OR BENEFITS BEYOND THOSE REQUIRED UNDER STATE OR FEDERAL LAW. REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON GENERAL LAWS AND TECHNOLOGY. THE SENATOR FROM MECKLENBERG, SENATOR RUFF.

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville): THANK YOU, MR. PRESIDENT. I MOVE THE BILL PASS AND SPEAKING TO THAT MOTION.

[Unknown]: THE SENATOR HAS THE FLOOR.

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville): IF YOU DIDN'T LIKE THE LAST BILL, YOU PROBABLY ARE NOT GOING TO LIKE THIS ONE. THIS BILL DEALS WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND ESSENTIALLY DOES THE SAME THING AS HOUSE BILL 145, PROHIBITING LOCAL GOVERNMENT FROM SETTING PRICES ON PROJECTS EXECUTED AFTER JANUARY 1st, 2017.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL HOUSE BILL 264 PASS. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 21, NOS 19. AYES 21, NOS 19.