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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6550

 

January Session, 2007

 

LCO No. 2120

   

Referred to Committee on Environment

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. O'ROURKE, 32nd Dist.

REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th Dist.

REP. URBAN, 43rd Dist.

REP. WRIGHT, 41st Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING INEFFICIENT INCANDESCENT LAMPS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to authorize the Commissioner of Environmental Protection to study whether there are energy efficient lamps available for consumers at competitive prices, to create a list of inefficient incandescent lamps, to prohibit retailers and wholesalers from selling inefficient incandescent lamps not less than one hundred eighty days from the date of such lamps classification on the list, to create a penalty of one hundred dollars for each sale of an inefficient incandescent lamp on or after thirty days after written warning by the commissioner of such violation, and to place a surcharge of ten cents per incandescent lamp on the sale of incandescent lamps.

Statement of Purpose:

To encourage the use of energy efficient lamps.