Public works contracts; definitions, authorization of project labor agreements. (SB182)

Introduced By

Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Springfield) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/24/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102362D
12/24/2019Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB182)
01/22/2020Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2020Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
02/03/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Committee substitute printed 20107550D-S1
02/03/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB182S1)
02/06/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations (12-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB182S3
02/11/2020Floor substitute printed 20108119D-S2 (Barker)
02/11/2020Read second time
02/11/2020Committee substitute rejected 20107550D-S1
02/11/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/11/2020Substitute by Senator Barker agreed to 20108119D-S2
02/11/2020Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB182S2
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB182S2)
02/18/2020Placed on Calendar
02/18/2020Read first time
02/18/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
02/25/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Committee substitute printed 20109096D-H1
02/26/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB182H1)
02/27/2020Read second time
02/28/2020Read third time
02/28/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20109096D-H1
02/28/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB182H1
02/28/2020Passed House with substitute (55-Y 45-N)
02/28/2020VOTE: Passage (55-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020House substitute agreed to by Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Title replaced 20109096D-H1
03/06/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB182ER)
03/06/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB182ER)
03/06/2020Signed by President
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
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 Senate
04/22/2020VOTE: (48-Y 43-N)
04/22/2020Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
04/22/2020House concurred in Governor's recommendation (48-Y 43-N)
04/22/2020G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/22/2020Reenrolled bill text (SB182ER2)
04/22/2020Signed by President as reenrolled
04/22/2020Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/22/2020Enacted, Chapter 1251 (effective 5/1/21)
04/22/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1251)
05/01/2020VOTE: (48-Y 43-N)