A New Element In Awarding Calif. Public Works Contracts

Law360, New York (February 15, 2017, 11:47 AM EST) -- Anthony J. Samson

Erika Norman Asserting its position as the global leader in climate change policy, California Assembly members Rob Bonta, D-Oakland, and Susan Eggman, D-Stockton, have jointly introduced legislation that would require companies bidding on public works contracts that use certain building materials to report greenhouse gas emissions generated through the manufacturing process of such materials. The state of California would, in turn, take the bidders’ GHG emissions footprint into consideration using a yet-to-be-developed formula when reviewing and awarding bids.

The State Contract Act and other existing laws generally require that the awarding department engage in a competitive bidding process...

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