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Full Text of HB1460  95th General Assembly


Rep. Mike Boland

Filed: 3/27/2007





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1460, AS AMENDED, by
3 replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
4 following:
5     "Section 5. The Government Buildings Energy Cost Reduction
6 Act of 1991 is amended by adding Section 25 as follows:
7     (20 ILCS 3953/25 new)
8     Sec. 25. Fluorescent lighting in State buildings. In order
9 to reduce energy consumption, all buildings owned or leased by
10 the State that are 1,000 square feet in size or larger shall,
11 where practicable, use Energy Star labeled light bulbs as
12 defined by the Energy Star Program of the United States
13 Environmental Protection Agency.
14     Prior to implementing the use of Energy Star Light Bulbs,
15 any building to which this Section applies may deplete the
16 supply of non-Energy Star Light Bulbs it possesses on the



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1 effective date of this amendatory Act of the 95th General
2 Assembly. Additionally, as most light bulbs contain mercury,
3 all buildings to which this Section applies shall ensure the
4 proper disposal of used light bulbs at a certified hazardous
5 waste recycling facility.
6     Historic buildings that are listed on the Illinois Register
7 of Historic Places, established pursuant to Section 6 of the
8 Illinois Historic Preservation Act, are exempt from the
9 requirements of this Section.".