42 U.S. Code § 15823 - Low income community energy efficiency pilot program
The Secretary is authorized to make grants to units of local government, private, non-profit community development organizations, and Indian tribe economic development entities to improve energy efficiency; identify and develop alternative, renewable, and distributed energy supplies; and increase energy conservation in low income rural and urban communities.
(b) Purpose of grants
The Secretary may make grants on a competitive basis for—
(3) studies and other activities that improve energy efficiency in low income rural and urban communities;
(4) planning and development assistance for increasing the energy efficiency of buildings and facilities; and
For purposes of this section, the term “Indian tribe” means any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaskan Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), that is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.
Source(Pub. L. 109–58, title I, § 126,Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 618.)
References in Text
The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, referred to in subsec. (c), is Pub. L. 92–203, Dec. 18, 1971, 85 Stat. 688, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 33 (§ 1601 et seq.) of Title 43, Public Lands. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1601 of Title 43 and Tables.