Virginia Public Procurement Act; preference for energy-efficient and water-efficient goods. (HB1811)

Introduced By

Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station) with support from 12 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton, Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun), Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon), Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Public Procurement Act; preference for energy-efficient and water-efficient goods. Provides that in the course of procuring goods, if a state agency receives two or more bids for products that are Energy Star certified, meet Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)-designated efficiency requirements, appear on FEMP's Low Standby Power Product List, or are WaterSense certified, such state agency may only select among those bids. The bill also provides that in the course of procuring goods, if a local public body receives two or more bids for such products, such local public body may only select among those bids unless, before selecting a different bid, the local public body provides a written statement that demonstrates the cost of the products that are Energy Star certified, meet FEMP-designated efficiency requirements, appear on FEMP's Low Standby Power Product List, or are WaterSense certified was unreasonable. Read the Bill »

Status

03/31/2021: signed by governor

History

DateAction
01/06/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102296D
01/06/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/12/2021Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
01/18/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1811)
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
01/21/2021Reported from General Laws (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Read first time
01/25/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2021Read third time and passed House (55-Y 44-N)
01/26/2021VOTE: Passage (55-Y 44-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/05/2021Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in General Laws and Technology (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2021Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendment (11-Y 1-N 2-A)
02/10/2021Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (11-Y 1-N 2-A) (see vote tally)
02/12/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2021Read third time
02/15/2021Reading of amendments waived
02/15/2021Committee amendments agreed to
02/15/2021Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/15/2021Passed Senate with amendments (25-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2021Placed on Calendar
02/17/2021Senate amendments rejected by House (0-Y 99-N)
02/17/2021VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 99-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2021Senate insisted on amendments (38-Y 0-N)
02/19/2021Senate requested conference committee
02/22/2021House acceded to request
02/22/2021Conferees appointed by House
02/22/2021Delegates: Helmer, Carr, Rush
02/23/2021Conferees appointed by Senate
02/23/2021Senators: Locke, Reeves, Bell
02/25/2021C Amended by conference committee
02/25/2021Conference substitute printed 21200648D-H1
02/25/2021Conference report agreed to by House (55-Y 44-N)
02/25/2021Conference report agreed to by House (89-Y 0-N)
02/25/2021VOTE: Agreed To (55-Y 44-N)
02/27/2021Conference report agreed to by Senate (27-Y 11-N)
03/01/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1811H1)
03/09/2021Enrolled
03/09/2021Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1811ER)
03/09/2021Signed by President
03/11/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1811ER)
03/11/2021Signed by Speaker
03/15/2021Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 15, 2021
03/15/2021G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 31, 2021
03/31/2021G Approved by Governor-Chapter 469 (effective 7/1/21)
03/31/2021G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0469)

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