The Department of General Services (DGS) implements laws, also called statutes, passed by the California Legislature and signed by the governor.
Learn about the maximum acceptable Global Warming Potential (GWP) for eligible materials: carbon steel rebar, flat glass, mineral wool board insulation and structural steel. The Buy Clean California Act (Assembly Bill (AB) 262, Chapter 816, Statutes of 2017), signed into law October 15, 2017, states that by January 1, 2019, DGS is required to establish and publish the GWP in the State Contracting Manual.
An amendment to the Buy Clean California Act (AB 1817, Chapter 37, Statutes of 2018), signed into law June 27, 2018, amends the existing language and implementation dates.
The current legislation can be found under Public Contract Code 3500-3505.
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