Bill Status of HB5537 95th General Assembly
Short Description: OUTDOOR LIGHTING CONTROL ACT
Rep. Rich Brauer
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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 their darkness and shall submit a proposed plan to preserve areas designated as dark areas.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/14/2008||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Rich Brauer|| 2/14/2008||House||First Reading|| 2/14/2008||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|