42 U.S. Code § 17001 - Definitions

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In this Act:
(1) Department
The term “Department” means the Department of Energy.
(2) Institution of higher education
The term “institution of higher education” has the meaning given the term in section 1001 (a) of title 20.
(3) Secretary
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Energy.

Source

(Pub. L. 110–140, § 2,Dec. 19, 2007, 121 Stat. 1498.)
References in Text

This Act, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 110–140, Dec. 19, 2007, 121 Stat. 1492, known as the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which enacted this chapter and enacted and amended numerous other sections and notes in the Code. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note below and Tables.
Effective Date

Chapter effective on the date that is 1 day after Dec. 19, 2007, see section 1601 ofPub. L. 110–140, set out as a note under section 1824 of Title 2, The Congress.
Short Title

Pub. L. 110–140, § 1(a),Dec. 19, 2007, 121 Stat. 1492, provided that: “This Act [see Tables for classification] may be cited as the ‘Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007’.”
Pub. L. 110–140, title VI, § 601,Dec. 19, 2007, 121 Stat. 1674, provided that: “This subtitle [subtitle A (§§ 601–607) of title VI of Pub. L. 110–140, enacting part A (§ 17171 et seq.) of subchapter V of this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Solar Energy Research and Advancement Act of 2007’.”
Pub. L. 110–140, title VI, § 611,Dec. 19, 2007, 121 Stat. 1678, provided that: “This subtitle [subtitle B (§§ 611–625) of title VI of Pub. L. 110–140, enacting part B (§ 17191 et seq.) of subchapter V of this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Advanced Geothermal Energy Research and Development Act of 2007’.”
Pub. L. 110–140, title VI, § 631,Dec. 19, 2007, 121 Stat. 1686, provided that: “This subtitle [subtitle C (§§ 631–636) of title VI of Pub. L. 110–140, enacting part C (§ 17211 et seq.) of subchapter V of this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Marine and Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Research and Development Act’.”
Pub. L. 110–140, title VII, § 701,Dec. 19, 2007, 121 Stat. 1704, provided that: “This subtitle [subtitle A (§§ 701–708) of title VII of Pub. L. 110–140, enacting part A (§ 17251 et seq.) of subchapter VI of this chapter and amending section 16293 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Department of Energy Carbon Capture and Sequestration Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 2007’.”

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