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2019 Session

Budget Bill - HB1700 (Chapter 854)

Department of General Services

Item 80

Item 80

First Year - FY2019Second Year - FY2020
Administrative and Support Services (79900)$4,735,525$4,735,525
$4,835,525
General Management and Direction (79901)FY2019 $2,740,684FY2020 $2,740,684
$2,840,684
Information Technology Services (79902)FY2019 $1,994,841FY2020 $1,994,841
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2019 $4,735,525FY2020 $4,735,525
$4,835,525

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 11 and Chapter 24, Article 1, Code of Virginia.


The Department of General Services (DGS) shall conduct a review of current Virginia law and best practices as it relates to the statute of limitations on state contracts for construction services and its fiscal implications, consistent with recommendations made by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) in its June 2016 "Development and Management of State Contracts" report. DGS shall conduct this review in consultation with state and local government public bodies, the Office of the Attorney General, and representatives from the private sector construction community, to include contractors, insurers, and legal representatives. DGS shall report its findings and recommendations to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees, and the Governor by December 31, 2019. JLARC shall provide oversight of, and assistance as needed to, DGS pursuant to the review and completion of the report.