Establish Appliance Energy and Water Standards

Last updated: Jan 13, 2021

Details about this bill
Category: Environmental
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative William Pluecker, House 95
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 1750



UPDATE: The committee has amended the bill to a smaller number of product and points to the existing California standard. The committee has voted the bill Ought to Pass as Amended, but still needs to work on the final bill language.


This bill enacts the Appliance Energy and Water Standards Act to be implemented, administered and enforced by the Department of Environmental Protection. The Act generally provides that, beginning January 1, 2021, a person is prohibited from selling or offering for sale in the State certain appliances and products unless they meet or exceed applicable energy and water standards adopted by rule by the department. Beginning January 1, 2022, a person is prohibited from installing for compensation in the State any of those appliances or products.