NFIB/Virginia State Director Nicole Riley was been appointed to serve on a work group to assist in a comprehensive review of the
Virginia Public Procurement Act.
Specifically, she was appointed
to Work Group 2 – IT, Goods, Other Professional Services, and Nonprofessional
Services. The other work group is Work Group 1 – Construction and Related
The work groups are part of the Special Joint General Laws
Subcommittee Studying the Virginia Public Procurement Act, which was
established in 2013 to study the procurement act. This is first
comprehensive review of the procurement act in over 20 years.
Here is the link to
the Joint Subcommittee’s 2013 Interim Report that outlines their first year’s
The first meeting of the work groups will be on Thursday,
May 8, in House Room 1 in the Capitol. All work group meetings are
to be completed by Oct. 15, 2014, and the Special Joint Subcommittee will
meet in mid-November 2014 to review points of consensus and decide on whether
to pursue legislation for the 2015 session.
If you have any experience, problems or suggestions related
to Virginia’s procurement system, please contact Nicole Riley at 804-377-3661.