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Public Law No: 115-78 (11/02/2017)

 
[115th Congress Public Law 78]
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Public Law 115-78
115th Congress

                                 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. <<NOTE: Nov. 2, 2017 -  [S. 190]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Power And 
Security Systems (PASS) Act. 42 USC 6201 note.>> 
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

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                      product class or may extend the nonapplication 
                      under clause (ii).''.

    Approved November 2, 2017.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 190 (H.R. 511):
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SENATE REPORTS: No. 115-76 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 163 (2017):
            Aug. 1, considered and passed Senate.
            Oct. 11, considered and passed House.

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