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Text of To provide that no Federal or State requirement to increase energy efficient lighting in public buildings shall require a hospital, ...

...require a hospital, school, day care center, mental health facility, or nursing home to install or utilize such energy effici

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 13, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 643

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 13, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To provide that no Federal or State requirement to increase energy efficient lighting in public buildings shall require a hospital, school, day care center, mental health facility, or nursing home to install or utilize such energy efficient lighting if the lighting contains mercury.

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Mercury-containing lighting

(a)

Amendment

Title III of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

326.

Mercury-containing lighting

Notwithstanding sections 321 through 325, and the amendments made by those sections, no Federal or State requirement to increase energy efficient lighting in public buildings shall require a hospital, school, day care center, mental health facility, or nursing home to install or utilize such energy efficient lighting if the lighting contains mercury.

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(b)

Table of contents amendment

The table of contents for the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 is amended by adding at the end of the items relating to title III the following new item:

Sec. 326. Mercury-containing lighting.

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