Small business procurement enhancement program; established, report. (HB1892)

Introduced By

Del. Matthew James (D-Portsmouth) with support from 15 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Woodbridge), Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk), Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; small business procurement enhancement program. Establishes a small business procurement enhancement program (the Program) with a statewide goal of 42 percent of small business utilization in all discretionary spending by state agencies in procurement orders, prime contracts, and subcontracts. In addition, the bill (i) provides for a small business set-aside for competition among all small businesses for state agency purchases up to $100,000 for goods and nonprofessional services and up to $50,000 for professional services and (ii) establishes qualification criteria for participation in the Program by business operations on the basis of the total number of employees or annual gross receipts, averaged over the previous three years. Amends § 2.2-4310, § 2.2-4343, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/04/2019Committee
01/04/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100764D
01/04/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/21/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 3-N)
02/05/2019Left in General Laws

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