There's been a recent push in some states to ban the use of natural gas stoves and furnaces with New York state being the first to pass a law that "bans gas-powered stoves, furnaces and propane heating."

Another popular item in almost everyone's house will be banned by the end of the month.

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In the Hoosier state of Indiana, shooting fish in a barrel has been banned. Minnesota has banned wearing your hat in a theater, and in Iowa, there's a ban on streaking naked.

And when you're driving through Michigan, don't pull over to pee on the side of the road, because that's been banned.

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While these statewide bans might seem a little unusual, there's another national ban that officially begins in August.

They've Been in Our Lives Since the 1800s

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, we've been using incandescent light bulbs since the late 1800s before fluorescent lights took hold in the 1970s, and now LEDs are the norm.

Beginning in 13 days on August 1, 2023, the official ban on incandescent light bulbs will be in full effect which will restrict manufacturers and retailers from selling bulbs that aren't "energy-efficient light bulbs."

Manufacturers could face a maximum penalty of $542 per "illicit bulb", according to The Hill.

Will Homeowners Be Fined for Using Incandescent Bulbs in Their Home?

According to The Hill, customers will be able to buy what's left of the incandescent bulbs on the store shelves, but once they're gone, they're gone. Incandescent bulbs can still be used in your home.

Halogen bulbs and compact fluorescent lights (CFL) will also be banned because of their mercury content. -The Hill

A 10-pack of incandescent light bulbs is currently selling for almost $100 online.

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