Public works contracts; definitions, authorization of project labor agreements. (HB358)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), and Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Project labor agreements; public procurement. Authorizes any public body, including any state or local government, when engaged in procuring products or services or letting contracts for construction, manufacture, maintenance, or operation of public works, to require bidders to enter into or adhere to project labor agreements on the public works projects. The bill incorporates HB 122, HB 1202, and HB 1311. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/01/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101674D
01/01/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/16/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB358)
01/17/2020Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
01/28/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 3-N)
01/30/2020Reported from General Laws with substitute (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Committee substitute printed 20107061D-H1
01/30/2020Incorporates HB122 (Carroll Foy)
01/30/2020Incorporates HB1311 (Kory)
01/31/2020Incorporates HB1202 (Tran)
02/03/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB358H1)
02/04/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/04/2020Read second time
02/04/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107061D-H1
02/04/2020Amendment by Delegate Lopez agreed to
02/04/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB358EH1
02/04/2020Printed as engrossed 20107061D-EH1
02/05/2020Read third time and passed House (54-Y 44-N)
02/05/2020VOTE: Passage (54-Y 44-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB358EH1)
02/06/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/17/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor (8-Y 3-N 4-A) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Passed by for the day
02/21/2020Passed by for the day
02/24/2020Passed by for the day
02/25/2020Passed by for the day
02/26/2020Read third time
02/26/2020Reading of amendment waived
02/26/2020Amendment by Senator Saslaw agreed to
02/26/2020Amendment by Senator Obenshain withdrawn
02/26/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/26/2020Passed Senate with amendment (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Placed on Calendar
02/28/2020Senate amendment agreed to by House (55-Y 43-N)
02/28/2020VOTE: Adoption (55-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB358ER)
03/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB358ER)
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/06/2020Signed by President
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
04/11/2020Governor's recommendation received by House
04/22/2020Placed on Calendar
04/22/2020House concurred in Governor's recommendation (48-Y 44-N)
04/22/2020Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
04/22/2020G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/22/2020Reenrolled bill text (HB358ER2)
04/22/2020Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/22/2020Signed by President as reenrolled
04/22/2020Enacted, Chapter 1203 (effective 5/1/21)
04/22/2020VOTE: (48-Y 44-N)
04/22/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1203)
05/01/2020VOTE: (48-Y 44-N)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.