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2010 House Bill 2416: energy efficiency standards for consumer products
  1. Introduced by Rep. Jeff Morris, (Mt. Vernon) (D) on January 11, 2010, updates definitions and adds new products to the established list of energy efficient standards on consumer products.
    • Referred to the House Technology, Energy, and Communications Committee on January 11, 2010.
      • Substitute offered in the House on January 28, 2010, removes efficiency provisions for ceiling fans, ceiling fan light kits, low voltage dry-type distribution transformers, and certain types of gas and oil furnaces from the bill. It also corrects the definition of digital versatile disc (DVD) player, adds a definition of DVD recorder, and removes two definitions that are not used in the bill. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on January 28, 2010.
    • Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 1, 2010.
  2. Passed 57 to 41 in the House on February 15, 2010, establishes minimum efficiency standards for televisions, compact audio products, certain external power supplies, DVD players and recorders.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on February 17, 2010.
    • Referred to the Senate Environment, Water & Energy Committee on February 17, 2010.
      • Amendment offered in the Senate on February 26, 2010, to delete all provisions and adopt a new section requiring the Department of Commerce to monitor TV energy efficiency standards proposed in California and Oregon. After either state adopts proposed standards and Commerce determines that uniform standards among west coast states would promote consistency and provide market influence in achieving greater energy efficiency, Commerce must, by December 1 of the year in which it makes the determination, provide the Legislature with recommendations regarding adoption of TV energy efficiency standards. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 26, 2010.
    • Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on February 26, 2010.
  4. Passed 35 to 13 in the Senate on March 4, 2010, establishes minimum efficiency standards for televisions, compact audio products, certain external power supplies, and digital versatile disc (DVD) players and recorders.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on March 6, 2010. Passed by voice vote in the House on March 6, 2010.
  6. Received in the Senate on March 11, 2010.
  7. Received in the House on March 11, 2010.
    • Referred to the House Rules Committee on March 11, 2010.
  8. Passed 59 to 35 in the House on March 17, 2010.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  9. Received in the Senate on March 18, 2010.
    • Referred to the Senate Ways & Means Committee on March 18, 2010.
    • Referred to the House Rules Committee on April 12, 2010.

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