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H.R. 518: EPS Improvement Act of 2017

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

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 drivers.

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Diana DeGette

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 23, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jan 13, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 12, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 12, 2018.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-115

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 226: A bill to exclude power supply circuits, drivers, and devices to be connected to, and power, light-emitting diodes or organic light-emitting diodes providing illumination or ceiling fans using direct current ...

Passed Senate (House next) on Oct 24, 2017. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1460: Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017

Ordered Reported on Jun 29, 2017. 0% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 13, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 23, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 21, 2017
 
Passed Senate

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.

Jan 12, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 518 is 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.

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