New Cosponsor — Sep 7, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH1]
The bill now has 12 cosponsors (12 Republicans).
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Mar 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Minnesota's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2011
Length: 3 pages
To provide for the repeal of the phase out of incandescent light bulbs unless the Comptroller General makes certain specific findings.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5616 (110th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 849”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 849 — 112th Congress: Light Bulb Freedom of Choice Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr849
“H.R. 849 — 112th Congress: Light Bulb Freedom of Choice Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr849>
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