Public works; contracts with government agencies, agreements with labor organizations. (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. Repeals the provision enacted in 2012 that requires state agencies to ensure that neither the state agency nor any construction manager acting on its behalf (i) requires or prohibits bidders, offerors, contractors, or subcontractors to enter into or adhere to project labor agreements with labor organizations or (ii) discriminates against bidders, offerors, contractors, subcontractors, or operators for becoming or refusing to sign or adhere to project labor agreements on the same or other related public works projects. Read the Bill »


02/11/2020: Passed the Senate


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)

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