2007 Regular Session


File Code: State Government - Procurement Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 862
Sponsored By:
Delegates Vaughn, Benson, Carter, Kirk, Oaks, Robinson, and Tarrant
Procurement - Minority Business Enterprise Program - Policy Statements


Requiring the certification agency for the minority business enterprise (MBE) program to ensure that units of State government implement a specified policy; specifying that a unit may award a contract only to a bidder or offeror who makes a good faith effort to meet specified MBE goals; requiring a bidder or offeror to document its efforts to meet specified goals; requiring units to consider specified criteria in evaluating a bidder's or offeror's good faith efforts; requiring a specified evaluation and report; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Minorities -see also- Women
Public Schools
Public Works, Board of
Small Business

Bill affects the following Statute:

State Finance and Procurement
( 14-306 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered