H.R. 1705 (110th): BRIGHT Energy Savings Act of 2007


Mar 27, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 27, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Lipinski

Representative for Illinois's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 27, 2007
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 40, United States Code, to direct the Administrator of General Services to install energy efficient lighting fixtures and bulbs in constructing, altering, and maintaining public buildings.

Summary (CRS)

3/27/2007--Introduced.Bulb Replacement in Government With High-Efficiency Technology Energy Savings Act of 2007 or the BRIGHT Energy Savings Act of 2007 - Requires each:(1) public building constructed or significantly altered by ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 27, 2007

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1705”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


84 cosponsors (70D, 14R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 6 (Related)
Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 19, 2007

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