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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.

Pesticide Protection Act of 2017 (HR 3380, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Neuroscience

Original Development Brief – Prohibits the continued sale and use of chlorpyrifos, a common ingredient in pesticides, for all currently registered uses.

Updated last December 8, 2017
for the 07/25/2017 version of HR 3380.