(Pub. L. 93–438, § 2,Oct. 11, 1974, 88 Stat. 1233.)
References in Text
This chapter, referred to in subsec. (c), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 93–438
, Oct. 11, 1974, 88 Stat. 1233
, as amended, which enacted this chapter, amended sections
, Government Organization and Employees, repealed sections
of this title, and enacted provisions set out as notes below. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note below and Tables.
Effective Date; Interim Appointments
Section 312 ofPub. L. 93–438
“(a) This Act [see Short Title note below] shall take effect one hundred and twenty days after the date of its enactment [Oct. 11, 1974], or on such earlier date as the President may prescribe and publish in the Federal Register [prescribed as Jan. 19, 1975, by Ex. Ord. No. 11834, formerly set out below] except that any of the officers provided for in title I of this Act [subchapter I of this chapter] may be nominated and appointed, as provided by this Act, at any time after the date of enactment of this Act. Funds available to any department or agency (or any official or component thereof), any functions of which are transferred to the Administrator and the Commission by this Act, may, with the approval of the President, be used to pay the compensation and expenses of any officer appointed pursuant to this subsection until such time as funds for that purpose are otherwise available.
“(b) In the event that any officer required by this Act to be appointed by and with the advice and consent of the Senate shall not have entered upon office on the effective date of this Act, the President may designate any officer, whose appointment was required to be made by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and who was such an officer immediately prior to the effective date of this Act, to act in such office until the office is filled as provided in this Act. While so acting, such persons shall receive compensation at the rates provided by this Act for the respective offices in which they act.”
Section 1 ofPub. L. 93–438
provided that: “This Act [enacting this chapter, repealing sections
of this title, amending sections
, Government Organization and Employees, and enacting provisions set out as notes under this section] may be cited as the ‘Energy Reorganization Act of 1974’.”
Section 311 ofPub. L. 93–438
provided that: “If any provision of this Act [See Short Title note above], or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, the remainder of this Act, and the application of such provision to other persons or circumstances, shall not be affected thereby.”
Transfer of Functions
Energy Research and Development Administration terminated and functions vested by law in Administrator thereof transferred to Secretary of Energy (unless otherwise specifically provided) by sections
of this title.
Executive Order No. 11834
Ex. Ord. No. 11834, eff. Jan. 15, 1975, 40
, which prescribed Jan. 19, 1975, as the effective date of this chapter, was revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 12553, Feb. 25, 1986, 51