Call centers, etc.; procurement of state business-related work. (HB1798)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patron Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Relocation of call centers to a foreign country; notification requirements. Requires the director of each state agency to ensure that new state agency contracts for the performance by a contractor of state business-related call center and customer service work provide that such work shall be performed by the contractor or its agents or subcontractors entirely within the Commonwealth for the contractor's primary call center and customer service workplace. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/28/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102838D
12/28/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/10/2019Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #1
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
01/31/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (12-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2019Committee substitute printed 19106298D-H1
02/03/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106298D-H1
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1798H1
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House (61-Y 36-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: PASSAGE (61-Y 36-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1798H1)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/11/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1798H1)
02/11/2019Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)