Va. Public Procurement Act; use of best value contracting, construction and professional services. (SB1275)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


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 (i) technical solution, 30 percent; (ii) past performance, 30 percent; and (iii) price, 40 percent. Under the bill, if proceeding on a best value procurement basis, the Request for Proposal must contain a notice to potential offerors that the procurement decision will be made on a best value procurement basis and describe the criteria that will be considered and the numerical scoring system that will be used in evaluating the proposals. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103635D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/18/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1275)
02/03/2017Failed to report (defeated) in General Laws and Technology (6-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)