Small Business and Supplier Diversity, Department of; redefines 'small business.' (SB1369)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg) with support from co-patrons Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath), Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon), Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania), and Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)

Progress

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

Description

Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; definitions; small business. Redefines "small business" for the purpose of programs for the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity to allow a cooperative association organized pursuant to Chapter 3 (Cooperative Associations) of Title 13.1 as a nonstock corporation to qualify as a small business if it is at least 51 percent independently controlled by one or more members who are U.S. citizens or legal resident aliens and, together with affiliates, has 250 or fewer employees or average annual gross receipts of $10 million or less averaged over the previous three years. The bill also redefines "small business" for the purpose of programs for the Virginia Public Procurement Act to allow a cooperative association organized pursuant to Chapter 3 (Cooperative Associations) of Title 13.1 as a nonstock corporation to qualify as a small business if it is controlled by one or more members who are U.S. citizens or legal resident aliens and, together with affiliates, has 250 or fewer employees or average annual gross receipts of $10 million or less averaged over the previous three years. Read the Bill »

Status

04/21/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Appropriations Committee

History

DateAction
01/13/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101845D
01/13/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/20/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1369)
01/20/2021Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2021Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2021Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2021Placed on Calendar
02/02/2021Read first time
02/02/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/08/2021Continued to Special Session 1 in General Laws
02/09/2021Assigned GL sub: Open Government/Procurement
02/16/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/18/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/18/2021Reported from General Laws with amendment(s) (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2021Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/21/2021Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
02/22/2021Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (6-Y 2-N)
03/01/2021Left in Appropriations

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