2012 Arkansas Code
Title 22 - Public Property
Chapter 3 - Public Buildings and Other Facilities
Subchapter 18 - -- Arkansas Energy and Natural Resource Conservation Act
§ 22-3-1806 - Legislative Task Force on Sustainable Building Design and Practices.


AR Code § 22-3-1806 (2012) What's This?

(a) The Legislative Task Force on Sustainable Building Design and Practices is established to:

(1) Continue to review, discuss, and advise on issues related to sustainable design and practices for buildings;

(2) Monitor case-study projects and evaluate performance and outcomes relevant to high-performance building strategies;

(3) Serve as a reference for educational resources;

(4) Ask for a review of sustainable building design and practices performed by state agencies;

(5) Develop goals and strategies to promote energy efficiency in state buildings; and

(6) Identify and promote new and innovative air conditioning and heating products or services that conserve energy and reduce energy usage.

(b) (1) The task force shall be composed of no more than twenty (20) members. The number of members shall be determined by agreement between the Chair of the Senate Committee on Public Health, Welfare, and Labor and the Chair of the House Committee on Public Health, Welfare, and Labor.

(2) The Chair of the Senate Committee on Public Health, Welfare, and Labor and the Chair of the House Committee on Public Health, Welfare, and Labor shall appoint the membership pursuant to procedure agreed upon by the chairs.

(3) The task force shall include members of the General Assembly and members of the public.

(4) The cochairs of the task force shall be members of the General Assembly. One (1) cochair shall be a member of the Senate and one (1) cochair shall be a member of the House of Representatives.

(c) The legislative members of the task force shall be entitled to mileage and per diem at the same rate as for attending other legislative committees.

(d) The task force shall receive staff support from the Bureau of Legislative Research.

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