[113th Congress Public Law 263]
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Public Law 113-263
113th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to permit exemptions for 
external power supplies from certain efficiency standards, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: Dec. 18, 2014 -  [H.R. 5057]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: EPS Service 
Parts Act of 2014. 42 USC 6201 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``EPS Service Parts Act of 2014''.
SEC. 2. EXEMPT SUPPLIES.

    Section 325(u) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 
6295(u)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
            ``(5) Exempt supplies.--
                    ``(A) February 10, 2014, rule.--
                          ``(i) In general.--An external power supply 
                      shall not be subject to the final rule entitled 
                      `Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation 
                      Standards for External Power Supplies', published 
                      at 79 Fed. Reg. 7845 (February 10, 2014), if the 
                      external power supply--
                                    ``(I) <<NOTE: Time period.>>  is 
                                manufactured during the period beginning 
                                on February 10, 2016, and ending on 
                                February 10, 2020;
                                    ``(II) is marked in accordance with 
                                the External Power Supply International 
                                Efficiency Marking Protocol, as in 
                                effect on February 10, 2016;
                                    ``(III) <<NOTE: Certification.>>  
                                meets, where applicable, the standards 
                                under paragraph (3)(A), and has been 
                                certified to the Secretary as meeting 
                                International Efficiency Level IV or 
                                higher of the External Power Supply 
                                International Efficiency Marking 
                                Protocol, as in effect on February 10, 
                                2016; and
                                    ``(IV) is made available by the 
                                manufacturer as a service part or a 
                                spare part for an end-use product that--
                                            ``(aa) constitutes the 
                                        primary load; and
                                            ``(bb) was manufactured 
                                        before February 10, 2016.
                          ``(ii) Reporting.--The Secretary may require 
                      manufacturers of products exempted pursuant to 
                      clause (i) to report annual total units shipped as 
                      service and spare parts that fall below 
                      International Efficiency Level VI.

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                          ``(iii) Limitation of 
                      exemption. <<NOTE: Determination.>> --The 
                      Secretary may issue a rule, after providing public 
                      notice and opportunity for public comment, to 
                      limit the applicability of the exemption 
                      established under clause (i) if the Secretary 
                      determines that the exemption is resulting in a 
                      significant reduction of the energy savings that 
                      would otherwise result from the final rule 
                      described in such clause.
                    ``(B) Amended standards.--
                          ``(i) In general.--The Secretary may exempt an 
                      external power supply from any amended standard 
                      under this subsection if the external power 
                      supply--
                                    ``(I) <<NOTE: Time period.>>  is 
                                manufactured within four years of the 
                                compliance date of the amended standard;
                                    ``(II) <<NOTE: Compliance.>>  
                                complies with applicable marking 
                                requirements adopted by the Secretary 
                                prior to the amendment;
                                    ``(III) meets the standards that 
                                were in effect prior to the amendment; 
                                and
                                    ``(IV) is made available by the 
                                manufacturer as a service part or a 
                                spare part for an end-use product that--
                                            ``(aa) constitutes the 
                                        primary load; and
                                            ``(bb) was manufactured 
                                        before the compliance date of 
                                        the amended standard.
                          ``(ii) Reporting.--The Secretary may require 
                      manufacturers of a product exempted pursuant to 
                      clause (i) to report annual total units shipped as 
                      service and spare parts that do not meet the 
                      amended standard.''.

    Approved December 18, 2014.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 5057:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 113-574 (Comm on Energy and Commerce).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 160 (2014):
            Sept. 10, 11, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 11, considered and passed Senate.

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