House Bill 518
115th Congress(2017-2018)
EPS Improvement Act of 2017
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 115-115 on Jan 12, 2018
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 13, 2017
Latest Action
Jan 12, 2018
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
518
Congress
115
Policy Area
Energy
Energy
Primary focus of measure is all sources and supplies of energy, including alternative energy sources, oil and gas, coal, nuclear power; efficiency and conservation; costs, prices, and revenues; electric power transmission; public utility matters.
Sponsorship by Party
Colorado
California
Pennsylvania
Passed
January 23, 2017
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text of measure as passed: CR H571-572)
Summary

EPS Improvement Act of 2017

This bill amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to exclude from energy conservation standards for external power supplies any power supply circuit, driver, or device designed to power light-emitting diodes (commonly known as LEDs) or to power ceiling fans using direct current motors. The Department of Energy may prescribe new energy conservation standards for that equipment no earlier than one year after the date on which a test procedure has been prescribed.

Text (4)
January 24, 2017
January 23, 2017
January 13, 2017
Actions (17)
01/12/2018
Became Public Law No: 115-115.
01/12/2018
Signed by President.
01/02/2018
Presented to President.
12/22/2017
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/21/2017
Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.
12/21/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.
12/21/2017
Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8279)
12/21/2017
Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S8279)
01/24/2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
01/23/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
01/23/2017
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text of measure as passed: CR H571-572)
01/23/2017
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text of measure as passed: CR H571-572)
01/23/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 518.
01/23/2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H571-572)
01/23/2017
Mr. Upton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
01/13/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
01/13/2017
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
Jan 14, 2017 4:47:32 AM
Updated
May 4, 2021 5:04:23 AM