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H.R. 511: Power And Security Systems (PASS) Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 24, 2017 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 511

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 24, 2017

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

AN ACT

To provide for consideration of the extension under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of nonapplication of No-Load Mode energy efficiency standards to certain security or life safety alarms or surveillance systems, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Power And Security Systems (PASS) Act.

2.

Extension of nonapplication of No-Load Mode energy efficiency standard to certain security or life safety alarm or surveillance systems

(a)

Section 325(u)(3)(D)(ii) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6295(u)(3)(D)(ii)) is amended—

(1)

by striking 2015 each place it appears and inserting 2021; and

(2)

by striking 2017 and inserting 2023.

(b)

Section 325(u)(3)(E) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6295(u)(3)(E)) is amended—

(1)

in clause (ii), by striking July 1, 2017, and inserting the effective date of the amendment under subparagraph (D)(ii); and

(2)

by adding at the end the following:

(iv)

Treatment in rule

In the rule under subparagraph (D)(ii) and subsequent amendments the Secretary may treat some or all external power supplies designed to be connected to a security or life safety alarm or surveillance system as a separate product class or may extend the nonapplication under clause (ii).

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Passed the House of Representatives January 23, 2017.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk