ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

ASSEMBLY, No. 2687

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

216th LEGISLATURE

  ADOPTED MARCH 16, 2015

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman  WAYNE P. DEANGELO

District 14 (Mercer and Middlesex)

Assemblywoman  NANCY J. PINKIN

District 18 (Middlesex)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Provides for replacement of incandescent light bulbs in public school buildings with energy-efficient light bulbs.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     Substitute as adopted by the Assembly Appropriations Committee.

 


An Act providing for the replacement of incandescent light bulbs in public school buildings with energy-efficient light bulbs, supplementing Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    a.  Commencing three years after the effective date of P.L.    , c.   (C.       ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, a board of education shall, whenever possible, replace all incandescent light bulbs used in public school buildings with energy-efficient light bulbs.

     b.    Commencing three years after the effective date of P.L.    , c.   (C.       ) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, a board of education shall purchase energy-efficient light bulbs for use in public school buildings to the maximum extent practicable.

     c. For purposes of this section:

     “Energy-efficient light bulbs” means halogen incandescent light bulbs, compact fluorescent light bulbs, light-emitting diode light bulbs, or any other alternative light bulbs or lamps that have a lifespan and electrical efficiency that is greater than the lifespan and electrical efficiency of an incandescent light bulb.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.