Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Mercury-added Product Prohibition Act. Provides that, by January 1, 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency shall adopt rules requiring each manufacturer of mercury-containing compact fluorescent lamps and mercury-containing compact fluorescent bulbs to display certain information on the packaging of those products. Requires the Agency to compile and publish on its website a report providing certain information about mercury-containing compact fluorescent lighting sold or distributed in the State. Requires the Agency, by January 1, 2010, to publish on its website information regarding the safe and proper disposal of mercury-containing compact fluorescent lighting. Effective immediately.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to create an website containing certain information about compact fluorescent lighting by October 1, 2009. Requires the Agency to collaborate with certain entities to inform consumers about the proper disposal of compact fluorescent lighting. Requires the Department of Central Management Services, in collaboration with the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the Agency, to review and revise procurement specifications for lamps and ballasts purchased by the State.