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Energy:
Green Public Buildings-Sen. Ritchie Version

Our Position: support
Bill Number: S.376
Sponsor: Sen. Ritchie- R. Spartanburg
Legislative Session: 07

STO AMEND CHAPTER 52, TITLE 48 OF THE 1976 CODE BY ENACTING THE "ENERGY INDEPENDENCE AND SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION ACT OF 2007", TO PROVIDE THAT ALL STATE-FUNDED MAJOR FACILITY PROJECTS MUST MEET ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS SET FORTH BY THE U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL, TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHALL ADMINISTER THE ARTICLE, AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD SHALL REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY THE EFFECTS OF THE ARTICLE.   State funded buildings that exceed 10,000 sq. ft. must be built to LEED Silver standards.

Status

http://www.scstatehouse.net/sess117_2007-2008/prever/376_20070131.htm

Action Needed

None -passed
     
     

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