House Bill 7636
117th Congress(2021-2022)
BRIGHT Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Apr 28, 2022
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Apr 28, 2022
Latest Action
Apr 29, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
7636
Congress
117
Policy Area
Government Operations and Politics
Government Operations and Politics
Primary focus of measure is government administration, including agency organization, contracting, facilities and property, information management and services; rulemaking and administrative law; elections and political activities; government employees and officials; Presidents; ethics and public participation; postal service. Measures concerning agency appropriations and the budget process may fall under Economics and Public Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Nevada
House Votes (0)
Senate Votes (0)
No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Bulb Replacement Improving Government with High-efficiency Technology Act or the BRIGHT Act

This bill expands requirements relating to the procurement and use of energy-efficient lighting in federal buildings.

Under current law, public buildings that are constructed or managed by the General Services Administration (GSA) must be equipped with energy-efficient light bulbs and fixtures. Under the bill, buildings must be equipped with the most life-cycle cost effective and energy-efficient lighting systems available, including with respect to sensors, fixture distribution, and other elements. The bill also specifically establishes requirements relating to the procurement of such lighting systems and modifies other requirements accordingly.

The bill also requires the GSA to provide information to federal, state, local, and tribal entities about procuring and using such lighting systems in furtherance of governmental efficiency.

Text (1)
April 28, 2022
Actions (3)
04/29/2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.
04/28/2022
Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
04/28/2022
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Apr 29, 2022 7:12:12 AM
Record Updated
May 21, 2022 3:46:39 AM