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H.R. 7636 (117th): BRIGHT Act

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To amend title 40, United States Code, to require the Administrator of General Services to procure the most life-cycle cost effective and energy efficient lighting products and to issue guidance on the efficiency, effectiveness, and economy of those products, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Dina Titus

Sponsor. Representative for Nevada's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2022
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Apr 28, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

S. 442: BRIGHT Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 17, 2022. (compare text)
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R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 7636 will add $2 million in new spending through 2031.

History

Apr 28, 2022
 
Introduced

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Jul 20, 2022
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 8, 2022
 
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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H.R. 7636 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7636. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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