SENATE BILL 6310
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1992 Regular Session
By Senators McMullen, Bauer, Anderson and Metcalf
Read first time 01/24/92. Referred to Committee on Environment & Natural Resources.
AN ACT Relating to government purchasing; and adding a new section to chapter 43.19 RCW.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1. A new section is added to chapter 43.19 RCW to read as follows:
(1) After December 31, 1992, the department of general administration and any city, county, or taxing district in the state of Washington, shall not buy any products made from tropical hardwoods.
(2) The department of general administration shall adopt rules defining "tropical hardwood" and "products made from tropical hardwood."
(3) The department of general administration may grant exemptions to subsection (1) of this section upon application by a state agency or city, county, or taxing district:
(a) To maintain historical or architectural integrity for structures in existence on December 31, 1992; or