New Cosponsor — Sep 7, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH1]
The bill now has 12 cosponsors (12 Republicans).
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.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. July 3, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr849>
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