(1)the Department of Transportation with respect to part
A of subtitle
VII of title
49, United States Code;
(2)the Interstate Commerce Commission;
(3)the Federal Maritime Commission; and
(4)the Federal Power Commission.
(b) Statement of probable impact of major regulatory action on energy efficiency
Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, each of the agencies specified in subsection (a) of this section shall, where practicable and consistent with the exercise of their authority under other law, include in any major regulatory action (as defined by rule by each such agency) taken by each such agency, a statement of the probable impact of such major regulatory action on energy efficiency and energy conservation.
(c) Application of provisions to authority exercised to protect public health and safety
Subsection (b) of this section shall not apply to any authority exercised under any provision of law designed to protect the public health or safety.
1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–272, § 4(h)(1), added subsec. (a) and struck out former subsec. (a) which related to reports to Congress by Federal agencies, feasibility of additional savings in energy consumption, and administration of laws permitting inefficient use of energy.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–272, § 4(h)(2), substituted “subsection (a)” for “subsection (a)(1)”.
Abolition of Interstate Commerce Commission and Transfer of Functions
Interstate Commerce Commission abolished and functions of Commission transferred, except as otherwise provided in Pub. L. 104–88, to Surface Transportation Board effective Jan. 1, 1996, by section
702 of Title
49, Transportation, and section 101 ofPub. L. 104–88, set out as a note under section
701 of Title
49. References to Interstate Commerce Commission deemed to refer to Surface Transportation Board, a member or employee of the Board, or Secretary of Transportation, as appropriate, see section 205 ofPub. L. 104–88, set out as a note under section
701 of Title
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