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Referred in Senate (01/24/2017)


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.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

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

SEC. 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).”.

Passed the House of Representatives January 23, 2017.

    Attest: karen l. haas,   
    Clerk

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