42 U.S. Code § 15911 - Denali Commission

(a) Definition of Commission
In this section, the term “Commission” means the Denali Commission established by the Denali Commission Act of 1998 (42 U.S.C. 3121 note; Public Law 105–277).
(b) Energy programs
The Commission shall use amounts made available under subsection (d) to carry out energy programs, including—
(1) energy generation and development, including—
(A) fuel cells, hydroelectric, solar, wind, wave, and tidal energy; and
(B) alternative energy sources;
(2) the construction of energy transmission, including interties;
(3) the replacement and cleanup of fuel tanks;
(4) the construction of fuel transportation networks and related facilities;
(5) power cost equalization programs; and
(6) projects using coal as a fuel, including coal gasification projects.
(c) Open meetings
(1) In general
Except as provided in paragraph (2), a meeting of the Commission shall be open to the public if—
(A) the Commission members take action on behalf of the Commission; or
(B) the deliberations of the Commission determine, or result in the joint conduct or disposition of, official Commission business.
(2) Exceptions
Paragraph (1) shall not apply to any portion of a Commission meeting for which the Commission, in public session, votes to close the meeting for the reasons described in paragraph (2), (4), (5), or (6) of subsection (c) ofsection 552b of title 5.
(3) Public notice
(A) In general
At least 1 week before a meeting of the Commission, the Commission shall make a public announcement of the meeting that describes—
(i) the time, place, and subject matter of the meeting;
(ii) whether the meeting is to be open or closed to the public; and
(iii) the name and telephone number of an appropriate person to respond to requests for information about the meeting.
(B) Additional notice
The Commission shall make a public announcement of any change to the information made available under subparagraph (A) at the earliest practicable time.
(4) Minutes
The Commission shall keep, and make available to the public, a transcript, electronic recording, or minutes from each Commission meeting, except for portions of the meeting closed under paragraph (2).
(d) Authorization of appropriations
There is authorized to be appropriated to the Commission not more than $55,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2006 through 2015 to carry out subsection (b).

Source

(Pub. L. 109–58, title III, § 356,Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 719.)
References in Text

The Denali Commission Act of 1998, referred to in subsec. (a), is title III of Pub. L. 105–277, div. C, Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–637, which is set out as a note under section 3121 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

 

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