Micro-business; enhancement of participation in local procurement. (HB558)

Introduced By

Del. Joe Lindsey (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Enhancement of micro-business participation in local procurement. Allows any locality to enact an ordinance to enhance micro-business participation in local government procurement practices. Such measures may include special designation of local micro-businesses, providing technical support to micro-businesses, setting target goals for micro-business participation in the local procurement process, and other reasonable measures intended to promote micro-business participation in the locality. "Micro-business" is defined as a small, women-owned, or minority-owned business with no more than 25 employees. Read the Bill »


01/06/2020: Awaiting a Vote in the Local Government Committee


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100477D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/10/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB558)
01/17/2020Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
01/18/2020Impact statement from DHCD (HB558)
01/31/2020Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read first time
02/05/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2020Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/17/2020Reported from Local Government with amendment (14-Y 0-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 20 seconds.

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