To repeal certain amendments to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act with respect to lighting energy efficiency, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Better Use of Light Bulbs Act''.
SEC. 2. LIGHTING ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
(a) In General.--Sections 321 and 322 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (Public Law 110-140) are repealed. (b) Application.--The Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6201 et seq.) shall be applied and administered as if sections 321 and 322 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (and the amendments made by those sections) had not been enacted.
SEC. 3. MERCURY-CONTAINING LIGHTING.
No Federal, State, or local requirement or standard regarding energy efficient lighting shall be effective to the extent that the requirement or standard can be satisfied only by installing or using lamps containing mercury.
SEC. 4. STATE REGULATION.
No State or local regulation, or revision thereof, concerning the energy efficiency or energy use of medium screw base general service incandescent lamps shall be effective.
SEC. 5. DEFINITIONS.
In this Act, the terms ``general service incandescent lamp'', ``lamp'', and ``medium screw base'' have the meanings given those terms pursuant to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6201 et seq.), as applied and administered pursuant to section 2. <all>