Virginia Public Procurement Act; local preference for businesses. (SB518)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City) with support from co-patrons Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), and Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; local preference for businesses participating in Virginia Registered Apprenticeship program. Authorizes a locality to give preference to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder who (i) is a resident of Virginia,(ii) participates in the Virginia Registered Apprenticeship program administered by the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, and (iii) is within three percent of the lowest bid price. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101820D
01/13/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/26/2016Impact statement from DHCD (SB518)
02/08/2016Committee amendments
02/08/2016Failed to report (defeated) in General Laws and Technology (7-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)