Florida Senate - 2014                             CS for SB 1290
       By the Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability;
       and Senators Altman, Simpson, and Montford
       585-02905-14                                          20141290c1
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to transportation services
    3         procurement; creating s. 287.0836, F.S.; requiring an
    4         agency to consider specified criteria when evaluating
    5         a proposal or reply received for procurement of
    6         specified transportation services; providing an
    7         effective date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11         Section 1. Section 287.0836, Florida Statutes, is created
   12  to read:
   13         287.0836 Sustainable transportation services procurement.
   14  An agency must consider the following criteria when evaluating a
   15  proposal or reply received pursuant to a request for a proposal
   16  or an invitation to negotiate for services related to cargo,
   17  freight, or package delivery:
   18         (1) Whether the vendor uses alternative fuels, including
   19  natural gas fuel as defined in s. 377.810.
   20         (2) The fuel efficiency of the vehicles used by the vendor.
   21         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.