Virginia Public Procurement Act; project labor agreements. (HB1091)

Introduced By

Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; project labor agreements. Requires every public body, prior to requiring bidders, offerors, contractors, subcontractors, or operators on public works contracts to enter into, become or remain signatories to, or adhere to project labor agreements, to make a written determination that such project labor agreements (i) meet certain criteria that serve to advance the public's interests, (ii) contain certain procedures and guarantees related to resolving disputes and preventing strikes, lockouts, or other related concerted actions, (iii) permit the selection of the lowest responsive and responsible bidder without regard to labor organization affiliation, and (iv) bind all contractors and subcontractors to the terms of the project labor agreement. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22104264D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/21/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/31/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1091)
02/08/2022Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2023
02/10/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/10/2022Reported from General Laws with substitute (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Committee substitute printed 22106289D-H1
02/13/2022Read first time
02/14/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1091H1)
02/14/2022Read second time
02/14/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106289D-H1
02/14/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1091H1
02/15/2022Read third time and passed House (52-Y 48-N)
02/15/2022VOTE: Passage (52-Y 48-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/16/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/23/2022Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2022Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
02/28/2022Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)