Bill Text: VA SB1099 | 2019 | Regular Session | Prefiled


Bill Title: DGS; guidance to state public bodies regarding purchases of materials made in the United States.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-02-19 - Left in General Laws [SB1099 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-SB1099-Prefiled.html
19100468D
SENATE BILL NO. 1099
Offered January 9, 2019
Prefiled December 21, 2018
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding in Article 1 of Chapter 11 of Title 2.2 a section numbered 2.2-1102.1, relating to the Department of General Services; guidance to state public bodies regarding purchases of materials made in the United States.
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Patron-- DeSteph
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Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Article 1 of Chapter 11 of Title 2.2 a section numbered 2.2-1102.1 as follows:

§2.2-1102.1. Guidance to state public bodies; purchases of materials made in the United States.

It is the intent of the General Assembly to encourage the purchase of iron, steel, and manufactured goods that are made in the United States by state public bodies to the greatest extent possible. The Department shall develop and maintain a guidance document to assist state public bodies to purchase (i) iron and steel that are made in the United Sates and (ii) manufactured goods with at least 50 percent of the constituent parts and materials originating in the United States.

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