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house Bill H.R. 6375

Power And Security Systems (PASS) Act

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  • The house Passed December 6th, 2016
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
    IntroducedNovember 17th, 2016

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Power And Security Systems (PASS) Act

Official Title

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.

    This extends exemptions for electronics which draw power, even when not in use, to "certain security or life safety alarms or surveillance systems" while still leaving room for discretion by the EPA. Although likely not applicable to most electronics, there could be examples where certain security devices would need a continual power draw, so it makes sense.