2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Committee Approved)

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Soil Retention Materials (language only)

Item 445 #1h

Item 445 #1h

Transportation, Department of

Page 409, after line 46, insert:
"F.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law or policy, except as provided herein, 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 states that the Department of Transportation shall use U.S. made materials for soil retention purposes.)