2012 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Procurement of GeoTextiles (language only)

Item 430 #3s

Item 430 #3s

Transportation, Secretary of

Page 331, following line 23, insert:
"L. The Commonwealth Transportation Board shall, in the allocation, payment, or expenditure of any funds of the Commonwealth in connection with any construction, alteration, maintenance, operation, or repair of any bridge, tunnel, highway, or other transportation facility, attempt to purchase, use, and acquire only geotextiles, material stabilization, and drainage fabrics that are produced in the United States, to the extent that such goods and equipment are available and such procurement is not prohibited by federal law or regulation."

(This amendment directs the Commonwealth Transportation Board to attempt to purchase American manufactured construction fabrics to the extent that these goods are available.)