H.R. 5710 (112th): Better Use of Refrigerator Regulations Act

Introduced:
May 10, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Lynn Westmoreland
Representative for Georgia's 3rd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
May 10, 2012
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 12, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 10, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 10, 2012
Referred to Committee May 10, 2012
 
Full Title

To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to establish minimum efficiency standards for self-contained commercial refrigerators and freezers, and to direct the Department of Energy to establish standards for other related products.

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Cosponsors
17 cosponsors (15R, 2D) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

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5/10/2012--Introduced.
Better Use of Refrigerator Regulations Act - Amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to establish a total daily energy consumption standard for medium temperature commercial refrigerators manufactured six months after this Act's enactment that:
(1) have a self-contained condensing unit, sliding or hinged doors in the back intended for use by sales personnel, and other transparent material in the front for displaying merchandise; and
(2) are no greater than 66 inches high and are intended to serve as a counter for transactions between sales personnel and customers.

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