Virginia Public Procurement Act; determination of nonresponsibility, local option. (HB1201)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; determination of nonresponsibility; local option to include criteria in Invitation to Bid. Allows any locality to include in the Invitation to Bid criteria that may be used in determining whether a bidder who is not prequalified by the Virginia Department of Transportation is a responsible bidder. Such criteria may include a history or good faith assurances of (i) completion by the bidder and any potential subcontractors of specified safety training programs established the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration; (ii) participation by the bidder and any potential subcontractors in apprenticeship training programs approved by state agencies or the U.S. Department of Labor; or (iii) maintenance by the bidder and any potential subcontractors of records of compliance with applicable local, state, and federal laws. This bill is identical to SB 380. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20105099D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1201)
01/17/2020Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
02/04/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 3-N)
02/06/2020Reported from General Laws with substitute (15-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Committee substitute printed 20107581D-H1
02/09/2020Read first time
02/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1201H1)
02/10/2020Read second time
02/10/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107581D-H1
02/10/2020Amendment by Delegate Tran agreed to
02/10/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB1201EH1
02/10/2020Printed as engrossed 20107581D-EH1
02/11/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1201EH1)
02/11/2020Read third time and passed House (56-Y 43-N)
02/11/2020VOTE: Passage (56-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/19/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (12-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Committee substitute printed 20108725D-S1
02/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1201S1)
02/21/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (32-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read third time
02/24/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/24/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108725D-S1
02/24/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1201S1
02/24/2020Passed Senate with substitute (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020VOTE: Adoption (0-Y 97-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Placed on Calendar
02/26/2020Senate substitute rejected by House 20108725D-S1 (0-Y 97-N)
02/26/2020VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 97-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Senate insisted on substitute (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Senate requested conference committee
03/02/2020House acceded to request
03/03/2020Conferees appointed by Senate
03/03/2020Senators: Ebbin, Bell, Reeves
03/05/2020Conferees appointed by House
03/05/2020Delegates: Tran, Murphy, Miyares
03/07/2020C Amended by conference committee
03/07/2020Conference report agreed to by House (55-Y 42-N)
03/07/2020VOTE: Adoption (55-Y 42-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2020Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/18/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1201ER)
03/18/2020Signed by President
03/19/2020Signed by Speaker
03/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1201ER)
03/20/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 20, 2020
03/20/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/10/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 1089 (effective 7/1/20)
04/10/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1089)