Bill Status of HB5537  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Rich Brauer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession 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 their darkness and shall submit a proposed plan to preserve areas designated as dark areas.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rich Brauer
  2/14/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die