Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate Became Law
01/06/2020        

Micro-business; enhancement of participation in local procurement.

Allows any locality to enact an ordinance to enhance micro-business participation in local government procurement practices. Such measures may include special designation of local micro-businesses, providing technical support to micro-businesses, setting target goals for micro-business participation in the local procurement process, and other reasonable measures intended to promote micro-business participation in the locality. "Micro-business" is defined as a small, women-owned, or minority-owned business with no more than 25 employees.

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01/06/2020 House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100477D Open

            

2020 SESSION

    20100477D
    HOUSE BILL NO. 558
    Offered January 8, 2020
    Prefiled January 6, 2020
    A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 15.2-965.2, relating to micro-businesses; local procurement.
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    Patron-- Lindsey
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    Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
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    Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

    1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 15.2-965.2 as follows:

    15.2-965.2. Enhancement of micro-business participation in local procurement.

    A. Any locality may enact an ordinance to enhance micro-business participation in local government procurement practices. Such measures may include special designation of local micro-businesses, providing technical support to micro-businesses, setting target goals for micro-business participation in the local procurement process, and other reasonable measures intended to promote micro-business participation in the locality.

    B. For purposes of this section, "micro-business" means a small, women-owned, or minority-owned business with no more than 25 employees.

    Picture Name From Date Type
    Joseph C. Lindsey D-Richmond Sponsor
    Date Branch Action
    01/31/2020 House House: Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (21-Y 0-N)
    01/17/2020 House House: Assigned CC & T sub: Land Use
    01/06/2020 House House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100477D
    01/06/2020 House House: Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
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