Virginia Public Procurement Act; process for competitive negotiation, etc. (HB1078)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; process for competitive negotiation; including employment of persons with a disability as a factor in evaluating proposals. Provides that, except with regard to contracts for architectural, professional engineering, transportation construction, or transportation-related construction services, a public body may include a proposer's employment of persons with disabilities to perform the specifications of the contract as a factor in evaluating a proposal. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104594D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1078)
01/17/2020Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
01/28/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (5-Y 3-N)
01/30/2020Reported from General Laws with amendment (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Read first time
02/04/2020Read second time
02/04/2020Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2020Engrossed by House as amended HB1078E
02/04/2020Printed as engrossed 20104594D-E
02/05/2020Read third time and passed House (55-Y 43-N)
02/05/2020VOTE: Passage (55-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1078E)
02/06/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/27/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2020Read third time
03/03/2020Reading of amendment waived
03/03/2020Committee amendment agreed to
03/03/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/03/2020Passed Senate with amendment (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Placed on Calendar
03/04/2020Senate amendments agreed to by House (53-Y 43-N)
03/04/2020VOTE: Adoption (53-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1078ER)
03/07/2020Signed by President
03/08/2020Signed by Speaker
03/09/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1078ER)
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/11/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 1158 (effective 7/1/20)
04/11/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1158)