H.R. 2417 (112th): Better Use of Light Bulbs Act

Introduced:

Jul 6, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on July 12, 2011.

Sponsor:

Joe Barton

Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 6, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To repeal certain amendments to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act with respect to lighting energy efficiency, and for other purposes.

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History

Jul 6, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 12, 2011
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

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