Va. Public Procurement Act; executive branch agency's goals for participation by small businesses. (SB651)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City) with support from co-patron Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; executive branch agency's goals for participation by small businesses; requirements. Expands the requirement under the Virginia Public Procurement Act that any executive branch agency's goals for participation by small businesses include a minimum of three percent participation by service disabled veteran businesses from when such agencies are contracting only for information technology goods and services to when such agencies are contracting for any goods and services. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104128D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/29/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB651)
01/29/2018Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2018Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Placed on Calendar
02/08/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/09/2018Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
02/19/2018Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
02/20/2018Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 3-N)
02/21/2018Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
02/27/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
03/01/2018Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2018Committee substitute printed 18107724D-H1
03/05/2018Read second time
03/06/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB651H1)
03/06/2018Read third time
03/06/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18107724D-H1
03/06/2018Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB651H1
03/06/2018Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/06/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018Title replaced 18107724D-H1
03/09/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB651ER)
03/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB651ER)
03/09/2018Signed by Speaker
03/10/2018Signed by President
03/20/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 20, 2018
03/20/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 680 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0680)


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 47 seconds.