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H.R. 2417: Better Use of Light Bulbs Act

Summary: To repeal certain amendments to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act with respect to lighting energy efficiency, and for other purposes. (More Info)

H.R. 2417 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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POPVOX Nation:
67% Support
33% Oppose
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Endorsing Organizations

Americans for Tax Reform 51,961 Facebook fans 15,306 Twitter followers

ATR President Grover Norquist sent the following letter to Rep. Barton:

"On behalf of Americans for Tax Reform, I would like to thank you for introducing H.R. 2417, the Better Use of Light Bulbs (BULB) Act. Thankfully, this legislation will put an end to the onerous efficiency standards mandated by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which amounted to a de-facto ban on incandescent light bulbs. The BULB Act restores consumer choice, fosters free-market competition, and prevents the government from picking winners and losers.

In 2007, when Washington lawmakers attempted to phase out the more popular incandescent ...

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