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AB-1037 Infrastructure construction: digital construction technologies.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/18/2021 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1037


Introduced by Assembly Member Grayson
(Coauthor: Assembly Member Patterson)

February 18, 2021


An act to add Chapter 14.1 (commencing with Section 5960) to Division 6 of Title 1 of the Government Code, relating to infrastructure.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1037, as introduced, Grayson. Infrastructure construction: digital construction technologies.
Existing law, the Bergeson-Peace Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank Act, establishes the Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank and authorizes it to, among other things, issue bonds, make loans, and provide other financial assistance to various types of projects that constitute economic development facilities or public development facilities.
This bill would require an infrastructure project that receives any state funding to deploy digital construction technologies, as defined, to reduce waste, inefficiency, rework, cost overruns, and embodied carbon, and to improve delivery times and project quality.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Chapter 14.1 (commencing with Section 5960) is added to Division 6 of Title 1 of the Government Code, to read:
CHAPTER  14.1. Digital Construction Technologies for Infrastructure Projects

5960.
 (a) An infrastructure project that receives any state funding shall deploy digital construction technologies in construction to reduce waste, inefficiency, rework, cost overruns, and embodied carbon, and to improve delivery times and project quality.
(b) For purposes of this chapter, “digital construction technologies” means technologies on construction sites by owners and contractors for project site preparation, field execution, construction project management, document management, coordination and collaboration among stakeholders, reducing the embodied carbon of construction materials, or commissioning and handover to owner.