§ 23-24.10-13. State procurement.
(a) No later than January 1, 2009, all state agencies shall meet at least ninety-five percent (95%) of their annual purchasing requirements with electronic products registered to the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) unless there is no EPEAT standard for such product.
(b) All vendors of electronic products to the state shall provide take-back and management services for their products at the end of life of those products and must be in compliance with all the requirements of this section. Vendors shall provide assurances that all take-back and management services will operate in compliance with all applicable environmental laws. Purchasing preference must be given to electronic products that incorporate design for the preservation of the environment.
(P.L. 2008, ch. 105, § 3; P.L. 2008, ch. 126, § 3.)