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HR 2417 - Repeals Energy Efficiency Standards for Incandescent Light Bulbs - National Key Vote

Jesse Jackson, Jr. voted Nay (Motion Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Motion Rejected (House) (233-193) - (Key vote)
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Title: Repeals Energy Efficiency Standards for Incandescent Light Bulbs

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to suspend the rules and pass a bill that repeals provisions of the "Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007" that increase energy efficiency standards for certain incandescent light bulbs.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits any federal, state, or local government regulation from being enacted if the standard can only be met through the use of light bulbs that contain mercury (Sec. 3).
  • Prohibits states and local governments from regulating the energy efficiency of certain incandescent light bulbs (Sec. 4).
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NOTE: THIS IS A VOTE ON A MOTION TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND PASS THE BILL. A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY IS REQUIRED.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Repeals Energy Efficiency Standards for Incandescent Light Bulbs

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