(Pub. L. 95–91, title II, § 203,Aug. 4, 1977, 91 Stat. 570; Pub. L. 106–65, div. C, title XXXII, § 3294(a)(2), (b),Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 970; Pub. L. 109–58, title X, § 1006(b)(1),Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 931; Pub. L. 111–11, title XIII, § 13004(a),Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1449.)
References in Text
This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 95–91
, Aug. 4, 1977, 91 Stat. 565
, known as the Department of Energy Organization Act, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
of this title and Tables.
2009—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–11
substituted “8 Assistant Secretaries” for “7 Assistant Secretaries” in introductory provisions.
2005—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–58
substituted “7” for “six” in introductory provisions.
1999—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–65
, § 3294(a)(2), substituted “six” for “eight” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 106–65
, § 3294(b), struck out par. (5) which read as follows: “National security functions, including those transferred to the Department from the Energy Research and Development Administration which relate to management and implementation of the nuclear weapons program and other national security functions involving nuclear weapons research and development.”
Effective Date of 1999 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 106–65
effective Mar. 1, 2000, see section 3299 ofPub. L. 106–65
, set out as an Effective Date note under section
, War and National Defense.
Federal Power Marketing Administration Employment Levels
Pub. L. 101–514
, title V, § 510,Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2098
, provided that no funds appropriated or made available were to be used by the executive branch to change employment levels determined by Administrators of the Federal Power Marketing Administrations to be necessary to carry out their responsibilities under this chapter and related laws, or to change employment levels of other Department of Energy programs to compensate for employment levels of the Federal Power Marketing Administrations, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 104–46
, title V, § 501,Nov. 13, 1995, 109 Stat. 419
Marketing and Exchange of Surplus Electricity From Navajo Generating Station
Pub. L. 98–381
, title I, § 107,Aug. 17, 1984, 98 Stat. 1339
, provided that:
“(a) Subject to the provisions of any existing layoff contracts, electrical capacity and energy associated with the United States’ interest in the Navajo generating station which is in excess of the pumping requirements of the Central Arizona project and any such needs for desalting and protective pumping facilities as may be required under section 101(b)(2)(B) of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act of 1974, as amended [43
] (hereinafter in this Act referred to as ‘Navajo surplus’) shall be marketed and exchanged by the Secretary of Energy pursuant to this section.
“(b) Navajo surplus shall be marketed by the Secretary of Energy pursuant to the plan adopted under subsection (c) of this section, directly to, with or through the Arizona Power Authority and/or other entities having the status of preference entities under the reclamation law in accordance with the preference provisions of section 9(c) of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 [43
] and as provided in part IV, section A of the Criteria.
“(c) In the marketing and exchanging of Navajo surplus, the Secretary of the Interior shall adopt the plan deemed most acceptable, after consultation with the Secretary of Energy, the Governor of Arizona, and the Central Arizona Water Conservation District (or its successor in interest to the repayment obligation for the Central Arizona project), for the purposes of optimizing the availability of Navajo surplus and providing financial assistance in the timely construction and repayment of construction costs of authorized features of the Central Arizona project. The Secretary of the Interior, in concert with the Secretary of Energy, in accordance with section 14 of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 [43
], shall grant electrical power and energy exchange rights with Arizona entities as necessary to implement the adopted plan: Provided, however, That if exchange rights with Arizona entities are not required to implement the adopted plan, exchange rights may be offered to other entities.
“(d) For the purposes provided in subsection (c) of this section, the Secretary of Energy, or the marketing entity or entities under the adopted plan, are authorized to establish and collect or cause to be established and collected, rate components, in addition to those currently authorized, and to deposit the revenues received in the Lower Colorado River Basin Development Fund to be available for such purposes and if required under the adopted plan, to credit, utilize, pay over directly or assign revenues from such additional rate components to make repayment and establish reserves for repayment of funds, including interest incurred, to entities which have advanced funds for the purposes of subsection (c) of this section: Provided, however, That rates shall not exceed levels that allow for an appropriate saving for the contractor.
“(e) To the extent that this section may be in conflict with any other provision of law relating to the marketing and exchange of Navajo surplus, or to the disposition of any revenues therefrom, this section shall control.”