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S. 190: Power And Security Systems (PASS) Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

S. 190 directs the Department of Energy to decide by 2021 whether standards for class A external power supply (EPS) should be amended. Any necessary amendments would apply to products manufactured after July 1, 2023. No-Load Mode standards provided under current law shall not apply to EPS manufactured before the effective date of such amendments. Finally, the Department may treat EPS designed to be connected to a security or life safety alarm or surveillance system as a separate product class or may extend available non-application provisions.

External power supplies are ...

Sponsor and status

Cory Gardner

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Colorado. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 17, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jan 23, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 2, 2017

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 2, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-78

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

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

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 23, 2017. 98% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 23, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 30, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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May 24, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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Aug 1, 2017
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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Oct 11, 2017
 
Passed House

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Nov 2, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 190 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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