Senate Bill 226
115th Congress(2017-2018)
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 motors from energy conservation standards for external power supplies.
Active
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Passed Senate on Oct 24, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 24, 2017
Latest Action
Oct 25, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
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
226
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
Ohio
New Hampshire
Washington
Passed
October 24, 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 Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S6772-6773; text as passed Senate: CR S6772-6773)
Summary

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 (3)
October 24, 2017
May 24, 2017
January 24, 2017
Actions (10)
10/25/2017
Held at the desk.
10/25/2017
Received in the House.
10/25/2017
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
10/24/2017
Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6772-6773; text as passed Senate: CR S6772-6773)
10/24/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S6772-6773; text as passed Senate: CR S6772-6773)
05/24/2017
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 97.
05/24/2017
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Murkowski without amendment. With written report No. 115-78.
03/30/2017
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
01/24/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
01/24/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jan 25, 2017 4:45:58 AM
Updated
Dec 8, 2020 1:43:41 PM