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Creating the buy clean Washington act (Doglio, DeBolt, Macri)

Establishes the buy clean Washington act. Requires the department of enterprise services to establish and publish a maximum acceptable global warming potential for each category of eligible materials in accordance with certain requirements.

EFFECT OF CHANGES MADE BY 1ST SUBSTITUTE (Capital Budget)
(1) Changes the awarding authority to the agency that awards the construction contract. (2) Changes the eligible materials to any of the following that function as part of a structural system or structural assembly: Concrete (structural cast in place shotcrete, or precast); Unit masonry; Metal of any type; and Wood of any type. (3) Removes definition of an eligible project. (4) Removes definition of a greenhouse gas. (5) Removes requirements for the Department of Enterprise Services to establish, publish and set a maximum global warming potential. (6) Removes requirement that the Department of Enterprise Services review the maximum acceptable global warming potential every three years. (7) Changes the requirement that any awarding authority shall require a successful bidder on any of the eligible projects, to submit a facility specific environmental product declaration to the awarding authorities for the projects listed in the bill. (8) Removes requirement that the awarding agency include in material specifications that the global warming potential does not exceed a limit, and that materials cannot be installed without an environmental product declaration. (9) Adds definition of Structural. (10) Requires the University of Washington to develop methods to report structural material quantities and origins; and to report method to establish global warming potential. (11) Requires the University of Washington College of Built Environments to report to the legislature by January 31, 2019 of the methods developed to for environmental product declaration and global warming potential. (12) Require the following projects to coordinate with the University of Washington to submit quantities, origins, cost, and an environmental product declaration for eligible materials. (13) Requires the University of Washington College of Built Environments to report to the legislature by January 15, 2020.

Hearing Date: Friday, January 12, 2018 -- 8:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2412&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)