Local government; prohibits certain practices that would require contractors to provide benefits. (HB58)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prohibit certain local government practices that would require contractors to provide certain compensation or benefits. Prohibits local governing bodies from establishing provisions related to procurement of goods, professional services, or construction that would require a wage floor or any other employee benefit or compensation above what is otherwise required by state or federal law to be provided by a contractor to one or more of the contractor's employees as part of a contract with the locality. The bill provides that the prohibition shall not affect contracts between a locality and another party that were executed prior to January 1, 2023, or the renewal or future rebids of services thereof. The bill provides that localities shall not be prohibited from entering into contracts for economic development incentives in which the company receiving the incentives is required to maintain a certain stated wage level for its employees. Read the Bill »


01/18/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws Committee


01/03/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100600D
01/03/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2022Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/18/2022House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/18/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 3-N)

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