2004 Senate Bill 1250

Create light pollution study board

Introduced in the Senate

May 19, 2004

Introduced by Sen. Liz Brater (D-18)

To create a state outdoor lighting study board to investigate the establishment and likely effect of new laws to limit “light pollution,” which is “excessive and misdirected outdoor lighting” that wastes energy, causes excessive glare that is dangerous for drivers, and “deprives most residents of the beauty of the starry night sky and of nighttime cloud patterns”.

Referred to the Committee on Technology and Energy