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  • NJ A2529
  • Provides for replacement of incandescent light bulbs in public school buildings with energy-efficient light bulbs.
Introduced
(2/4/2016)
In Committee
(10/27/2016)
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill provides for the replacement of incandescent light bulbs in public school buildings with energy-efficient light bulbs. Under the bill, each board of education is required to replace all incandescent light bulbs in public school buildings with energy-efficient light bulbs whenever possible commencing three years after the effective date of the bill. The bill also requires, commencing three years after the effective date, each board of education to purchase energy-efficient light bulbs for use in public school buildings to the maximum extent practicable. The bill defines "energy-efficient light bulbs" as halogen incandescent light bulbs, light-emitting diode light bulbs, or any other alternative light bulbs or lamps that have a lifespan and electrical efficiency that is equal to or greater than the lifespan and electrical efficiency of a light-emitting diode light bulb.
2nd Reading in the Assembly, Environment and Solid Waste
Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading  (on 10/27/2016)
 
 

Date Chamber Action Description
10/27/2016 A Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
10/27/2016 Assembly Appropriations Hearing (13:00 10/27/2016 Committee Room 11, 4th Floor)
3/3/2016 A Reported and Referred to Assembly Appropriations Committee
3/3/2016 Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Hearing (14:00 3/3/2016 Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor)
2/4/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 10/27/2016 Assembly Appropriations Committee: Reported Favorably 8 3 0
Detail 3/3/2016 Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee: Reported Favorably 4 2 0