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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 16000-16004



16000.  The Legislature finds and declares all of the following:
   (a) Facilitating the recycling of natural resources is in the best
interest of the state.
   (b) This division is intended to encourage the use of recycled
concrete as provided in this division.



16001.  For the purposes of this division, "recycled concrete" means
reclaimed concrete material used in concrete mixtures in accordance
with the "Greenbook Standard Specifications for Public Works" 2003
edition, or the most current revision of those requirements.
"Recycled concrete" includes mix designs or aggregate gradations that
are in accordance with specifications of the American Concrete
Institute (ACI), the American Society of Testing and Materials
(ASTM), the International Building Code (IBC), the International
Residential Code (IRC), the Uniform Building Code (UBC), or Caltrans
Standard Specifications. However, reclaimed concrete material that is
in compliance with ASTM-94 specifications is exempt from this
division.



16002.  (a) Recycled concrete materials may be used if a user has
been fully informed that the concrete may contain recycled concrete
materials.
   (b) For the purposes of this section, "fully informed" means
informed of the potential use of recycled materials in a concrete
product prior to or at the time of ordering, either orally or in
writing, and informed by the delivery receipt as to the recycled
ingredients at delivery acceptance.



16003.  No recycled concrete shall be offered, provided, or sold to
the Department of Transportation or the Department of General
Services for any use, including, but not limited to, any project
under its affiliation, contract authority, or oversight
responsibility unless specifically requested and approved by the
department.



16004.  Nothing in this division shall supersede the requirements of
the Uniform Building Code or other provisions of law.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 16000-16004

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 16000-16004



16000.  The Legislature finds and declares all of the following:
   (a) Facilitating the recycling of natural resources is in the best
interest of the state.
   (b) This division is intended to encourage the use of recycled
concrete as provided in this division.



16001.  For the purposes of this division, "recycled concrete" means
reclaimed concrete material used in concrete mixtures in accordance
with the "Greenbook Standard Specifications for Public Works" 2003
edition, or the most current revision of those requirements.
"Recycled concrete" includes mix designs or aggregate gradations that
are in accordance with specifications of the American Concrete
Institute (ACI), the American Society of Testing and Materials
(ASTM), the International Building Code (IBC), the International
Residential Code (IRC), the Uniform Building Code (UBC), or Caltrans
Standard Specifications. However, reclaimed concrete material that is
in compliance with ASTM-94 specifications is exempt from this
division.



16002.  (a) Recycled concrete materials may be used if a user has
been fully informed that the concrete may contain recycled concrete
materials.
   (b) For the purposes of this section, "fully informed" means
informed of the potential use of recycled materials in a concrete
product prior to or at the time of ordering, either orally or in
writing, and informed by the delivery receipt as to the recycled
ingredients at delivery acceptance.



16003.  No recycled concrete shall be offered, provided, or sold to
the Department of Transportation or the Department of General
Services for any use, including, but not limited to, any project
under its affiliation, contract authority, or oversight
responsibility unless specifically requested and approved by the
department.



16004.  Nothing in this division shall supersede the requirements of
the Uniform Building Code or other provisions of law.



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Statutes > California > Prc > 16000-16004

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 16000-16004



16000.  The Legislature finds and declares all of the following:
   (a) Facilitating the recycling of natural resources is in the best
interest of the state.
   (b) This division is intended to encourage the use of recycled
concrete as provided in this division.



16001.  For the purposes of this division, "recycled concrete" means
reclaimed concrete material used in concrete mixtures in accordance
with the "Greenbook Standard Specifications for Public Works" 2003
edition, or the most current revision of those requirements.
"Recycled concrete" includes mix designs or aggregate gradations that
are in accordance with specifications of the American Concrete
Institute (ACI), the American Society of Testing and Materials
(ASTM), the International Building Code (IBC), the International
Residential Code (IRC), the Uniform Building Code (UBC), or Caltrans
Standard Specifications. However, reclaimed concrete material that is
in compliance with ASTM-94 specifications is exempt from this
division.



16002.  (a) Recycled concrete materials may be used if a user has
been fully informed that the concrete may contain recycled concrete
materials.
   (b) For the purposes of this section, "fully informed" means
informed of the potential use of recycled materials in a concrete
product prior to or at the time of ordering, either orally or in
writing, and informed by the delivery receipt as to the recycled
ingredients at delivery acceptance.



16003.  No recycled concrete shall be offered, provided, or sold to
the Department of Transportation or the Department of General
Services for any use, including, but not limited to, any project
under its affiliation, contract authority, or oversight
responsibility unless specifically requested and approved by the
department.



16004.  Nothing in this division shall supersede the requirements of
the Uniform Building Code or other provisions of law.


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