People with Severe Disabilities, Board for Purchases of Services from; established. (SB652)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City) with support from co-patron Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; powers of director related to certification; report. Provides that all employment services organizations certified by the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (the Department) for certain exemptions from the Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq.) shall remain in effect until the Department is notified by the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services that such an organization is no longer approved. The bill also directs the Secretary of Administration to convene a work group to examine and make recommendations regarding public employment of individuals with significant disabilities. The Secretary of Administration shall report the findings and recommendations of the work group to the Governor and General Assembly on or before July 1, 2019. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103802D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/29/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB652)
02/05/2018Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Committee substitute printed 18106629D-S1
02/05/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/07/2018Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Committee substitute printed 18106915D-S2
02/08/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2018Read second time
02/09/2018Committee substitute rejected 18106629D-S1
02/09/2018Committee substitute rejected 18106915D-S2
02/09/2018Floor substitute printed 18107002D-S3 (McPike)
02/09/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/09/2018Substitute by Senator McPike agreed to 18107002D-S3
02/09/2018Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB652S3
02/12/2018Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB652S3)
02/15/2018Placed on Calendar
02/15/2018Read first time
02/15/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/19/2018Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
02/20/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
03/01/2018Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Read second time
03/06/2018Read third time
03/06/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/06/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB652ER)
03/08/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB652ER)
03/08/2018Signed by Speaker
03/10/2018Signed by President
03/16/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 16, 2018
03/16/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 681 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0681)