RD676 - Report of the Public Body Procurement Workgroup on the Virginia Public Procurement Act; Construction Management and Design-Build Contracting (SB 954) – November 1, 2023

  • Published: 2023
  • Author: Department of General Services
  • Enabling Authority: Rules of the Senate Rule 20 (o) (2023)

Executive Summary:

During the 2023 General Assembly session the Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee voted to pass-by-indefinitely SB 954, patroned by Senator J. Chapman Petersen, and refer it to the Department of General Services' (DGS') Public Body Procurement Workgroup (Workgroup) for study. The Workgroup was directed by letter to study SB 954 and submit a report by November 1, 2023 with its findings and recommendations to the Co-Chairs of the Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations and Senator Petersen.

In response to this directive, stakeholders were identified, and five Workgroup meetings were held at which SB 954 was discussed. This report summarizes the information presented to the Workgroup by stakeholders and subject matter experts and the Workgroup’s findings and recommendations.