Virginia Public Procurement Act; use of competitive negotiation for construction, etc. (HB2475)

Introduced By

Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Public Procurement Act; use of competitive negotiation for construction; exemption from certain requirements related contracting for public works. Requires that competitive negotiation be used for construction projects where the project cost is expected to be more than $500,000. Under current law, construction may be procured only by competitive sealed bidding, except (i) when procured by a public body on a fixed price design-build basis or construction management basis as permitted by law or (ii) when procured by a public body for the construction of highways and any draining, dredging, excavation, grading, or similar work upon real property under certain circumstances. The bill also exempts contracts for the construction of public works where the project cost is expected to be more than $500,000 from certain provisions relating to state agency agreements with labor organizations. Amends § 2.2-4303, § 2.2-4321.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19104157D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/21/2019Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/22/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2475)
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (6-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019Left in General Laws

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