Va Public Procurement Act; determination of responsibility, etc. (HB1996)

Introduced By

Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; determination of responsibility; local option to include criteria in Invitation to Bid. Allows localities to include in the Invitation to Bid criteria that may be used in determining whether any bidder, not just any bidder who is not prequalified by the Virginia Department of Transportation as under current law, is a responsible bidder. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101375D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/15/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB1996)
01/17/2021Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 3-N)
01/21/2021Reported from General Laws (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Read first time
01/25/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2021Read third time and passed House (56-Y 44-N)
01/26/2021VOTE: Passage (56-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)
02/17/2021Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)