For any building to be constructed for lease to, and for predominant use by, the Federal Government, the Administrator of General Services—
585(a)(1) of this title, shall not make any agreement or undertake any commitment which will result in the construction of the building until the Administrator has established detailed specification requirements for the building;
(2)may acquire a leasehold interest in the building only by the use of competitive procedures required by sections
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(3)shall include in the solicitation for any lease requiring a prospectus under section
3307 an evaluation factor considering the extent to which the offeror will promote energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy;
(4)shall inspect every building during construction to establish that the specifications established for the building are complied with;
(5)on completion of the building, shall evaluate the building to determine the extent of failure to comply with the specifications referred to in clause (1); and
(6)shall ensure that any contract entered into for the building shall contain provisions permitting a reduction of rent during any period when the building is not in compliance with the specifications.
Pub. L. 86–249, § 20, as added Pub. L. 100–678, § 5, Nov. 17, 1988, 102 Stat. 4050.
2011—Par. (2). Pub. L. 111–350substituted “sections
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41” for “section 303 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 253)”.
2007—Pars. (3) to (6). Pub. L. 110–140added par. (3) and redesignated former pars. (3) to (5) as (4) to (6), respectively.
Effective Date of 2007 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 110–140effective on the date that is 1 day after Dec. 19, 2007, see section 1601 ofPub. L. 110–140, set out as an Effective Date note under section
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2, The Congress.
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