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Public-Private Partnership Bill passes after hot debate over relaxed procurement rules

The House of Delegates hotly debated the Public-Private Partnership Bill before passing it 119-19 on Friday.

The administration bill, HB560, establishes guidelines for how the state can partner with private businesses to deliver infrastructure projects without following the usual procurement process. The legislation also sets up the process that the Board of Public Works will be required to follow in relation to public-private partnership (P3) proposals.

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