(1)The terms “hospital”, “State”, “school”, “Governor”, “State energy agency”, “energy conservation measure”, “energy conservation maintenance and operating procedure”, “preliminary energy audit”, “technical assistance costs”, “energy audit” and “Secretary” have the meanings provided in section
6371 of this title.
(2)The term “unit of local government” means the government of a county, municipality, or township, which is a unit of general purpose government below the State (determined on the basis of the same principles as are used by the Bureau of the Census for general statistical purposes) and the District of Columbia. Such term also means the recognized governing body of an Indian tribe (as defined in section
6862 of this title) which governing body performs substantial governmental functions.
(3)The term “building” has the meaning provided in section
6371 of this title except that for purposes of this part such term includes only buildings which are owned and primarily occupied by offices or agencies of a unit of local government or by a public care institution and does not include any building intended for seasonal use or any building utilized primarily by a school or hospital.
(4)The term “public care institution” means a public or nonprofit institution which owns—
(A)a facility for long term care, a rehabilitation facility, or a public health center, as described in section
300s–3 of this title, or
(B)a residential child care center.
(5)The term “public or nonprofit institution” means an institution owned and operated by—
(A)a State, a political subdivision of a State or an agency or instrumentality of either, or
1986—Par. (5)(B). Pub. L. 99–514substituted “Internal Revenue Code of 1986” for “Internal Revenue Code of 1954”, which for purposes of codification was translated as “title 26” thus requiring no change in text.
“(1) the Nation’s nonrenewable energy resources are being rapidly depleted;
“(2) buildings owned by units of local government and public care institutions are major consumers of energy, and such units and institutions have been especially burdened by rising energy prices and fuel shortages;
“(3) substantial energy conservation can be achieved in buildings owned by units of local government and public care institutions through the implementation of energy conservation maintenance and operating procedures; and
“(4) units of local government and public care institutions in many instances need financial assistance in order to conduct energy audits and to identify energy conservation maintenance and operating procedures and to evaluate the potential benefits of acquiring and installing energy conservation measures.
“(b) Purpose.—It is the purpose of this part [part 2 (§§ 310–312) of title III of Pub. L. 95–619, enacting sections
6372i of this title] to authorize grants to States and units of local government and public care institutions to assist them in conducting preliminary energy audits and energy audits in identifying and implementing energy conservation maintenance and operating procedures and in evaluating energy conservation measures to reduce the energy use and anticipated energy costs of buildings owned by units of local government and public care institutions.”
Application of Davis-Bacon Act
For application of the Davis-Bacon Act to grants made by the Secretary under this part, see section
6371j of this title.
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