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 Bill Status of HB0854  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Rich Brauer - Jack D. Franks - Constance A. Howard - David R. Leitch - Elizabeth Coulson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Outdoor Lighting Control Act. Sets forth shielding and filtration requirements for specified lamp types when used for outdoor lighting, unless the lighting contains an automatic shutoff device and is not used from 11:00 p.m. until sunrise. Provides for exemptions. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency may identify and designate, as dark areas, areas that are especially suitable for astronomical observations or that provide nocturnal benefits to flora and fauna due to the darkness of those areas and shall submit a proposed plan to preserve areas designated as dark areas.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rich Brauer
  2/10/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2009HouseAssigned to Environment & Energy Committee
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/13/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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