H.R. 518: EPS Improvement Act of 2017

H.R. 518 exempts certain lighting technologies and certain ceiling fans using direct current (DC) motors from the definition of external power supply (EPS), as included in the Department of Energy’s (DOE) EPS efficiency standards, which took effect on February 10, 2016. The bill establishes the circumstances by which DOE may prescribe standards in the future for certain solid state lighting ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Jan 13, 2017


Passed House on Jan 23, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 23, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Diana DeGette

Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
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Jan 13, 2017

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Jan 23, 2017
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