Virginia Public Procurement Act; architectural and professional engineering term contracts. (SB487)

Introduced By

Sen. John Bell (D-Chantilly) with support from co-patrons Del. Karrie Delaney (D-Centreville), Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling), and Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Virginia Public Procurement Act; architectural and professional engineering term contracts; limitations. Increases the aggregate limit for architectural and engineering services contracts (i) for localities for projects performed in a one-year contract term from $6 million to $8 million and (ii) for environmental location, design, and inspection work regarding highways and bridges by the Commissioner of Highways for projects performed in an initial two-year term contract from $5 million to $8 million. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104942D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/14/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB487)
01/15/2020Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2020Committee substitute printed 20105815D-S1
01/17/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB487S1)
01/17/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2020Read second time
01/20/2020Reading of substitute waived
01/20/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20105815D-S1
01/20/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB487S1
01/21/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2020Placed on Calendar
02/13/2020Read first time
02/13/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/14/2020Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
02/18/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/20/2020Reported from General Laws (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2020Read second time
02/25/2020Read third time
02/25/2020Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/25/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Enrolled
03/02/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB487ER)
03/02/2020Signed by Speaker
03/03/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB487ER)
03/03/2020Signed 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
04/07/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 852 (effective 7/1/20)
04/07/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0852)