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

Introduced By

Del. Dan Helmer (D-Fairfax Station) with support from co-patrons Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), and Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)

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 public body receives two or more bids for products that are Energy Star certified, meet Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)%96designated efficiency requirements, appear on FEMP's Low Standby Power Product List, or are WaterSense certified, such public body may only select among those bids. Read the Bill »

Status

01/21/2021: passed committee

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

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