Ga. Code § 12-8-35

Current through 2021-2022 Regular Session Chapter 307
Section 12-8-35 - Review of purchases and purchasing specifications, practices, and procedures by commissioner of administrative services
(a) The commissioner of administrative services shall:
(1) By July 1, 1990, commence a review of all goods and products purchased to determine what percentage of state purchases contain recycled materials, which review shall be completed by December 31, 1991, and, upon completion of his review, file a report of his findings with the General Assembly and the Governor; and
(2) By July 1, 1990, commence a review of the purchasing specifications, practices, and procedures of the State of Georgia, paying particular attention to any procedures and specifications which concern or impact the purchase of recovered materials or goods or products made from recovered or recyclable materials, which review shall be completed by December 31, 1991, and, upon completion of his review, file a report to the Governor and the General Assembly with recommendations for procedures and specifications for state purchasing which promote the increased purchase of goods or products made from recovered materials and goods or products which are recyclable; provided, however, that the commissioner of administrative services shall not propose any procedure or specification which would be economically infeasible or which would cause the state to sacrifice quality or performance standards or would unduly restrict free and open competition among vendors.
(b) In conducting any review required under this Code section, the commissioner of administrative services shall consider those specifications adopted or recommended by the United States government pursuant to 40 C.F.R. Parts 248, 249, 250, 252, and 253.

OCGA § 12-8-35