Alaska Statutes.
Title 29. Municipal Government
Chapter 71. General Provisions
Section 50. Procurement Preferences For Recycled Alaska Products.
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AS 29.71.050. Procurement Preferences For Recycled Alaska Products.

(a) Alaska recycled products shall be used in municipal procurements when the products are of comparable quality, of equivalent price, and appropriate for the intended use.

(b) Unless the procurement is governed by AS 29.71.040 , in the evaluation of a bid or proposal for a procurement by a municipality, if a bid or proposal designates the use of recycled Alaska products for the products identified in the contract specifications, and if the recycled Alaska products meet the contract specifications, the bid or offer shall be decreased by the percentage of preference given to the recycled Alaska products under AS 36.30.332 .

(c) The contract specifications for a municipal procurement must include a provision that describes the preference granted under (b) of this section.

(d) If a successful bidder or offeror who receives the preference under (b) of this section fails to use the designated recycled Alaska product for a reason within the control of the successful bidder or offeror, each payment under the contract shall be reduced by the percentage reduction scheduled under AS 36.30.330 (a) for the classification the product has received under AS 36.30.332 .

(e) In the evaluation of a bid or proposal for a municipal procurement, a person is not a responsible bidder or offeror if, during two contracts for which the person received a preference under (b) of this section during the preceding three years, the person failed to use the recycled Alaska product designated in the person's bids or proposals for the contracts for reasons within the control of the bidder or offeror.

(f) This section applies to home rule and general law municipalities.

(g) In this section, "recycled Alaska product" has the meaning given in AS 36.30.338 .

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