Virginia Public Procurement Act; purchase of personal protective equipment. (SB1222)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Public Procurement Act; purchase of personal protective equipment. Requires a state agency, whenever purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE) for public use, to purchase such PPE from a Virginia-based company or manufacturer or a manufacturer that uses materials made in the United States. The bill provides that if a state agency is unable to purchase PPE from such company or manufacturer, it may purchase from another company or manufacturer, pending the results of independent laboratory testing of the PPE. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101958D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1222)
01/27/2021Reported from General Laws and Technology (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/03/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2021Committee amendments
02/03/2021Failed to report (defeated) in Finance and Appropriations (5-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)