Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local Government; prohibited contracts, exceptions. (HB1472)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)

Progress

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

Description

State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act; prohibited contracts; exceptions for certain contracts entered into by an officer or employee of a soil and water conservation district. Provides an exception to the prohibition against contracts between employing agencies and their officers or employees for contracts by an officer or employee of a soil and water conservation district to participate in a cost-share program for the installation of best management practices to improve water quality. The exception does not apply to subcontracts or other agreements entered into to provide services for implementation of a cost-share contract established under such program. The bill provides that the exception applies to all contracts by an officer or employee or an immediate family member of such officer of or employee with a soil and water conservation district to participate in a cost-share program for the installation of best management practices to improve water quality in effect as of July 1, 2017, and to any such contract entered into on and after July 1, 2017. Amends § 2.2-3110, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100715D
12/12/2016Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/04/2017Impact statement from DHCD (HB1472)
01/11/2017Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/12/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (7-Y 0-N)
01/17/2017Reported from General Laws with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2017Read first time
01/20/2017Read second time
01/20/2017Committee amendment agreed to
01/20/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB1472E
01/20/2017Printed as engrossed 17100715D-E
01/23/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/23/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2017Referred to Committee on Rules
02/10/2017Reported from Rules (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2017Read third time
02/14/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Enrolled
02/16/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1472ER)
02/16/2017Signed by Speaker
02/17/2017Signed by President
02/17/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/23/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 150 (effective 7/1/17)
02/23/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0150)

Comments

Mazie Baskin writes:

This seems to be an allowance of corruption. I think that this is not a good precedent to set.