Virginia Public Procurement Act; methods of procurement, certain construction projects. (HB1116)

Introduced By

Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Public Procurement Act; methods of procurement; certain construction projects. Allows a public body to establish purchase procedures, if adopted in writing, not requiring competitive sealed bids or competitive negotiation for single or term contracts for non-transportation-related construction projects if the aggregate or the sum of all phases is not expected to exceed $300,000. Current law places the limit at $200,000. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24102657D
01/10/2024Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/22/2024Assigned GL sub: Procurement/Open Government
01/25/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1116)
01/26/2024Assigned GL sub: Procurement/Open Government
02/06/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/06/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
02/08/2024Reported from General Laws with amendment(s) (16-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2024Read first time
02/12/2024Read second time
02/12/2024Committee amendment agreed to
02/12/2024Engrossed by House as amended HB1116E
02/12/2024Printed as engrossed 24102657D-E
02/13/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1116E)
02/13/2024Read third time and passed House (75-Y 23-N)
02/13/2024VOTE: Passage (75-Y 23-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2024Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
02/28/2024Reported from General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Read third time
03/04/2024Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/08/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1116ER)
03/08/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB1116ER)
03/08/2024Signed by Speaker
03/09/2024Signed by President
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
04/05/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 544 (effective 7/1/24)

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