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Page_white_text S992: A bill to achieve emission reductions and cost savings through accelerated use of cost-effective lighting technologies in public buildings, and for other purposes    [0 comments]
  • Requires the Administrator of General Services to establish a program to accelerate the use of more cost-effective technologies and practices at General Services Administration (GSA) facilities.
  • Requires the Administrator, as part of such program, to: (1) review the current use of cost-effective lighting technologies in GSA facilities and the availability of such technologies to facility managers; and (2) establish an acceleration program to achieve maximum feasible replacement of existing lighting technologies with more cost-effective technologies in each GSA facility using available appropriations.
  • Requires the Administrator to annually: (1) ensure that a manager responsible for accelerating the use of cost-effective technologies and practices is designated for each GSA facility; and (2) submit to Congress a plan concerning cost-effective technologies and practices.
  • Requires the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a competitive grants program to assist local governments to deploy, and achieve operational cost savings through, cost-effective technologies and practices in their buildings.
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WorldS992 at GovTrack BookS992 at the Library of Congress
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Photo Democrat
California
http://boxer.senate.gov

Co-Sponsors
Sen. Lamar Alexander [R, TN]
Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D, MD]
Sen. Thomas Carper [D, DE]
Sen. Hillary Clinton [D, NY]
Sen. Larry Craig [R, ID]
Sen. Christopher Dodd [D, CT]
Sen. James Inhofe [R, OK]
Sen. Amy Klobuchar [D, MN]
Sen. Frank Lautenberg [D, NJ]
Sen. Joseph Lieberman [I, CT]
Sen. Craig Thomas [R, WY]
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