SB 160 High Performance Buildings Act; created.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

High Performance Buildings Act.  Requires executive branch agencies and institutions entering the design phase for construction of a new building greater than 5,000 gross square feet in size, or renovating such a building where the cost of renovation exceeds 50 percent of the value of the building, to conform to Virginia Energy Conservation and Environmental Standards developed by the Department of General Services considering the U.S. Green Building Council (LEED) green building rating standard, the Green Building Initiative "Green Globes" building standard, and other appropriate requirements. Exemptions from the requirement may be granted by the Director of the Department of General Services upon a finding of special circumstances that make construction or renovation to the standards impracticable.

Full text:
01/10/12  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103439D  pdf | impact statement
01/23/12  Senate: Printed as engrossed 12103439D-E  pdf | impact statement
02/16/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12105457D-H1  pdf | impact statement
03/01/12  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB160ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/09/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0680)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments engrossed
Senate amendments
Senate amendments rejected

Status:
01/10/12  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103439D
01/10/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/16/12  Senate: Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (9-Y 5-N)
01/18/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/19/12  Senate: Passed by for the day
01/20/12  Senate: Passed by for the day
01/23/12  Senate: Read second time
01/23/12  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
01/23/12  Senate: Committee amendments rejected
01/23/12  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
01/23/12  Senate: Amendments by Senator Petersen agreed to
01/23/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB160E
01/23/12  Senate: Printed as engrossed 12103439D-E
01/24/12  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (26-Y 14-N)
02/13/12  House: Placed on Calendar
02/13/12  House: Read first time
02/13/12  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/16/12  House: Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/16/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12105457D-H1
02/20/12  House: Read second time
02/21/12  House: Passed by for the day
02/22/12  House: Read third time
02/22/12  House: Committee substitute agreed to 12105457D-H1
02/22/12  House: Amendment by Delegate Jones agreed to
02/22/12  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment SB160H1
02/22/12  House: Passed House with substitute with amendment (99-Y 0-N)
02/22/12  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/12  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/27/12  Senate: House substitute with amendment agreed to by Senate (30-Y 8-N)
02/27/12  Senate: Title replaced 12105457D-H1
03/01/12  Senate: Enrolled
03/01/12  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB160ER)
03/01/12  House: Signed by Speaker
03/03/12  Senate: Signed by President
04/09/12  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 680 (effective 7/1/12)
04/09/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0680)