Green Buildings Act; created, report. (SB1273)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of General Services; Green Buildings Act. Requires all major facility projects of state agencies to be constructed to meet United States Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) certification standards, unless granted an exemption by the Director of the Department of General Services. Such projects will not be required to obtain official LEED certification. Application of the requirement will be phased in over the next three years based on the square footage of the project. The provisions of the bill do not apply to construction projects of public school districts. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 071538844
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1273)
01/24/2007Rereferred to Finance
02/06/2007Left in Finance
02/06/2007Letter sent to Virginia Housing Commission