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Power and Security Systems (PASS) Act (Public Law 115-78)

  • Government
  • Statute
  • Energy

Original Development Brief – Extends an exemption to energy conservation standards for external power supplies until 2023 and requires the Department of Energy to rule two years prior to that date on whether such standards or an alternative should actually apply to these devices.

Updated last December 14, 2017
for the 11/02/2017 Public Law.

First Look: Congressional disapproval of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to "Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers" (Public Law 115-4, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Energy

Repeals a Securities and Exchange Commission rule requiring public disclosure of payments made by oil, gas, and mining companies to governments if in excess of $100,000 a year.

Updated last November 9, 2017
for the 02/14/2017 version of HJRes 41 (Public Law No: 115-4)

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