BILL NUMBER: AB 722 INTRODUCED BILL TEXT INTRODUCED BY Assembly Member Levine FEBRUARY 22, 2007 An act to amend Section 25402.5 of the Public Resources Code, relating to energy. LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST AB 722, as introduced, Levine. Energy: general service incandescent lamp. The Warren-Alquist State Resources Conservation and Development Act requires the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission to prescribe the minimum level of operating efficiency for lighting devices. This bill would prohibit on and after January 1, 2012, the sale of general service incandescent lamps in the state. Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no. THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: SECTION 1. Section 25402.5 of the Public Resources Code is amended to read: 25402.5. (a) As used in this section, "lighting device" includes, but is not limited to, a lamp, luminaire, light fixture, lighting control, ballast, or any component of those devices. (b) (1) The commission shall consider both new and replacement, and both interior and exterior, lighting devices as lighting which is subject to subdivision (a) of Section 25402. (2) The commission shall include both indoor and outdoor lighting devices as appliances to be considered in prescribing standards pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (c) of Section 25402. (3) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that paragraphs (1) and (2) are declarative of existing law. (c) The commission shall adopt efficiency standards for outdoor lighting. The standards shall be technologically feasible and cost-effective. As used in this subdivision, "outdoor lighting" refers to all electrical lighting that is not subject to standards adopted pursuant to Section 25402, and includes, but is not limited to, street lights, traffic lights, parking lot lighting, and billboard lighting. The commission shall consult with the Department of Transportation
(CALTRANS)(Caltrans) to ensure that outdoor lighting standards that affect CALTRANSCaltrans are compatible with that department's policies and standards for safety and illumination levels on state highways. (d) (1) On and after January 1, 2012, a general service incandescent lamp shall not be sold in the state. (2) For the purposes of this subdivision, "general service incandescent lamp" means a standard incandescent or halogen type lamp that is intended for general service applications and has all of the following: (A) A medium screw base. (B) A wattage rating no less than 25 watts and no greater than 150 watts. (C) A A-15, A-19, A-21, A-23, A-25, PS-25, PS-30, BT-14.5, BT-15, CP-19, TB-19, CA-22, or equivalent shape as defined in the American National Standard Institute C78.20-2003. (D) A bulb finish of frosted, clear, or soft white type. (3) A general service incandescent lamp does not include an appliance lamp, black light lamp, bug lamp, colored lamp, enhanced spectrum lamp, infrared lamp, left-hand tread lamp, marine lamp, marine signal service lamp, mine service lamp, plant light, reflector lamp, rough service lamp, shatter resistant lamp, sign service lamp, silver bowl lamp, showcase lamp, three-way lamp, traffic signal lamp, or vibration service or vibration resistant lamp.