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S. 83 (100th): National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987

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The National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987 (NAECA; Pub.L. 100–12, 101 Stat. 103, enacted March 17, 1987) is a United States Act of Congress that regulates energy consumption of specific household appliances. Though minimum Energy Efficiency Standards were first established by the United States Congress in Part B of Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), those standards were then amended by the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act of 1987, the Energy Policy Act of 1992 and the Energy Policy Act of 2005.

All of these laws and regulations have to do with creating mandatory standards that deal with the energy efficiency of certain household appliances. These standards were put in place to ensure that manufacturers were building products that are at the maximum …

Sponsor and status

Jan 6, 1987
100th Congress (1987–1988)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 17, 1987

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 17, 1987.

Pub.L. 100-12

John Johnston Jr.

Senator for Louisiana



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Last Updated: Mar 17, 1987


68 Cosponsors (45 Democrats, 23 Republicans)



Jan 6, 1987

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Jan 28, 1987
Ordered Reported

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Feb 17, 1987
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Mar 3, 1987
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 17, 1987
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 83 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 83. This is the one from the 100th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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