Virginia Public Procurement Act; use of best value contracting. (HB1808)

Introduced By

Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; use of best value contracting; construction and professional services. Authorizes any public body to procure construction on a best value procurement basis using a numerical scoring system consisting of the following: (i) technical solution, 30 percent; (ii) past performance, 30 percent, including (a) price history of cost overruns, (b) schedule history of on-time delivery, and (c) contractor performance ratings from the immediately preceding five-year period; and (iii) price, 40 percent. The Request for Proposal shall contain a notice to potential offerors that the procurement decision will be made on a best value procurement basis. The Request for Proposal shall describe (1) the criteria that will be considered in evaluating the proposals and (2) the numerical scoring system that will be used in evaluating the proposals, including identification of the factors and weight values set forth above. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102088D
01/09/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2017Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
01/18/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1808)
01/31/2017Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/08/2017Left in General Laws