Virginia Public Procurement Act; public works contracts, subcontractor workforce requirements. (SB1305)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; public works contracts; subcontractor workforce requirements. Requires all public bodies and covered institutions, defined in the bill, to include in every public works contract of more than $250,000 certain provisions related to the outsourcing of subcontracted work, which a contractor shall agree to during the performance of such contract. Such provisions mandate that a contractor shall only utilize subcontractors that certify in writing to the contract that they will outsource no more than 10 percent of the cost of the work subcontracted for, excluding the provision of materials, with specified exceptions. The bill provides that any contractor that violates the provisions of the bill may be debarred for up to one year or disqualified from the project and may be responsible for liquidated damages for any related delays in the project. Read the Bill »


01/20/2021: passed committee


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102843D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1305)
01/20/2021Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/21/2021Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

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