Piping materials used in public works projects.

Authors: Senator James Banks, Senator James Buck

Co-authors: Senator Greg Walker, Senator Scott Schneider


Provides, for purposes of the law on public works projects of state agencies and political subdivisions, including design-build public works projects that: (1) the specifications or design criteria package must specify that all piping materials that meet the recognized standards of the American Society for Testing and Materials or the American Water Works Association may be acquired for and used in the projects; and (2) in the acquisition of piping materials for a project, the characteristics of the piping materials as to quality, sustainability, durability, and corrosion resistance of the piping materials shall be considered, where applicable.