15 U.S. Code § 5523 - Department of Energy activities

(a) General responsibilities
As part of the Program described in subchapter I of this chapter, the Secretary of Energy shall—
(1) conduct and support basic and applied research in high-performance computing and networking to support fundamental research in science and engineering disciplines related to energy applications; and
(2) provide computing and networking infrastructure support, including—
(A) the provision of high-performance computing systems that are among the most advanced in the world in terms of performance in solving scientific and engineering problems; and
(B) support for advanced software and applications development for science and engineering disciplines related to energy applications.
(b) Authorization of appropriations
There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Energy such sums as are necessary to carry out this section.


(Pub. L. 102–194, title II, § 203,Dec. 9, 1991, 105 Stat. 1600; Pub. L. 104–66, title I, § 1052(j),Dec. 21, 1995, 109 Stat. 719; Pub. L. 109–58, title IX, § 976(b),Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 903.)

2005—Pub. L. 109–58reenacted section catchline without change and amended text generally, substituting provisions relating to general responsibilities and authorization of appropriations for provisions relating to general responsibilities, establishment of High-Performance Computing Research and Development Collaborative Consortia, transfer of technology to private sector and others, reports on activities, and authorization of appropriations.
1995—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 104–66amended heading and text of subsec. (d) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Within one year after December 9, 1991, and every year thereafter, the Secretary of Energy shall transmit to the Congress a report on activities taken to carry out this chapter.”

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