Alaska Statutes.
Title 36. Public Contracts
Chapter 30. State Procurement Code
Section 322. Use of Local Forest Products.
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AS 36.30.322. Use of Local Forest Products.

(a) Only timber, lumber, and manufactured lumber products originating in this state from Alaska forests may be procured by an agency or used in construction projects of an agency unless the manufacturers and suppliers who have notified the commissioner of commerce, community, and economic development of their willingness to manufacture or supply Alaska forest products

(1) have been given reasonable notice of the forest product needs of the procurement or project; and

(2) are unable to supply the products at a cost that is within seven percent of the price offered by a manufacturer or supplier of non-Alaska forest products.

(b) The provisions of AS 36.30.326 - 36.30.332 do not apply to procurements of timber, lumber, and manufactured lumber products or the use of those items in construction projects of an agency.

(c) During the period of performance of a state contract, the contractor shall maintain records showing efforts made in using Alaska forest products or evidence of Alaska forest products not being available or reasonably competitive. The contractor shall provide the records to the procurement officer on a periodic basis, as required by regulations adopted by the commissioner of commerce, community, and economic development.

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