Buildings, state-owned and occupied; use of compact fluorescent light bulbs, report. (HB164)

Introduced By

Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Department of General Services; Division of Engineering; use of compact fluorescent light bulbs in state-owned and occupied buildings. Requires the use of compact fluorescent light bulbs in state-owned and occupied buildings by January 1, 2011. Under the bill, all state-owned and occupied buildings shall discontinue the use of incandescent light bulbs by December 31, 2010, and in the intervening period replace them with compact fluorescent bulbs. Savings derived from the replacement implementation plan shall be used by the Division to study the appropriate means for disposing of compact fluorescent bulbs that have reached the end of their useful life. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/26/2007Committee
12/26/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088142688
12/26/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/18/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB164)
02/12/2008Left in General Laws

Comments

nick writes:

This is a great idea. I can't imagine why anyone would still be using incandescent bulbs

Adam B. writes:

Why wait until 2011?