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2013 Senate Bill 431: Give “biobased” products state purchasing preference
  1. Introduced by Sen. Bruce Caswell (R) on June 13, 2013, to require the state to give preference in purchasing and procurement to products with a higher amount of “biobased” components.
    • Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on June 13, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on March 18, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on March 25, 2014. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 25, 2014.
  2. Passed 35 to 2 in the Senate on March 26, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on March 26, 2014.
    • Referred to the House Oversight Committee on March 26, 2014.