S.1166 - Next Generation Lighting Initiative Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM] (Introduced 07/11/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||07/18/2001 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.|
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Summary: S.1166 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Next Generation Lighting Initiative Act - Establishes the Next Generation Lighting Initiative as a research, development, and demonstration program on organic and inorganic white light emitting diodes.
Introduced in Senate (07/11/2001)
Directs the Secretary of Energy to: (1) establish the Next Generation Lighting Initiative Planning Board to study development and implementation strategies for such diodes; (2) solicit establishment of a Next Generation Lighting Initiative Consortium to initiate and manage basic and manufacturing related research contracts on such diodes; and (3) make grants for research, development, and demonstration projects related to those diodes.
States that consortium members shall have royalty-free nonexclusive rights to use intellectual property derived from consortium research conducted under this Act.