Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Agency Energy Efficiency Act. Provides that all executive branch State agencies shall strive to reduce energy use in State facilities by 10% within 10 years after the effective date of this Act. Provides that State agencies shall work with the Department of Central Management Services in achieving the goal. Sets out duties of the Department. Provides that all requests for new construction or renovation to State facilities shall implement design criteria that exceeds contemporary standards for energy efficiency. Sets out duties of all executive branch State agencies under the Act. Provides that if the Department finds that implementation costs of the Act exceed energy savings, the Department shall request approval from the General Assembly to terminate implementation of the provisions under the Act.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Eliminates a Section of the bill pertaining to State facility construction contracts implementing design criteria that exceed contemporary standards for energy efficiency.