Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; redefines 'small business.' (HB2164)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; definitions; small business. Redefines "small business" for the purposes of programs for the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and the Virginia Public Procurement Act to mean a business that together with its affiliates has both 250 or fewer employees and average annual gross receipts, less the cost of goods sold by the business, of $10 million or less averaged over the previous three years. Currently for these programs, a business qualifies as a small business if, together with its affiliates, it has either 250 or fewer employees or average annual gross receipts of $10 million or less averaged over the previous three years. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102026D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/21/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2164)
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 1-N)
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2019Reported from General Laws (15-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/2019Assigned App. sub: Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources & Technology
02/01/2019Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019Left in Appropriations