Reference is to the bill as introduced.
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting:
/ SECTION 1. Section 48-52-830 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
(A)(1) All major facility projects in
this State, as defined in Section 48-52-810(10)(i), must be
designed, constructed, and at least certified as receiving two
globes using the Green Globes Rating System in place as of
January 1, 2013 or receiving the LEED Silver standard in
place as of January 1, 2013. All major facility projects in
this State, as defined in Section 48-52-810(10)(a)(ii) or (iii),
must be analyzed using a life cycle cost analysis comparing the
cost and benefits of designing, constructing, maintaining, and
operating the facility at the LEED Silver standard or two globes
standard, or better, with certification; normal industry and
regulatory standards as applicable; or some standard between
the two that causes the project to be designed and constructed
in a manner that achieves the lowest thirty-year life cycle
(2) In obtaining certification as receiving two globes using the Green Globes Rating System, a major facility project must earn at least twenty percent of the available points for energy performance under 'C.1.1 Energy Consumption'. In obtaining certification as meeting the LEED Silver standard, a major facility project must earn at least forty percent of the available points for energy performance under "EA Credit 1: Optimize Energy Performance". The State Engineer's Office may waive the requirements of this item for a proposed major facility project should it determine that the costs of meeting this item are not economically feasible. The State Engineer's Office shall notify the board of the reason for the issuance of a waiver.
(B) Notwithstanding another provision of law, the board may
General Assembly to require all major facility projects be
certified to a high-performance utilize on the Green
Globes Rating System in place as of January 1, 2013, or the LEED
Silver standard in place as of January 1, 2013 as a building
rating system standard in addition to or instead of the
systems provided in this chapter. However, any alternate rating
system adopted by the General Assembly must be no less stringent
than the systems provided in this chapter for
purposes of this article.
(C) The board shall administer and enforce the provisions in this article. Also, the board may adopt rules and promulgate regulations to comply with the goals set forth in Section 48-52-820."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.