42 U.S. Code § 7257 - Acquisition, construction, etc., of laboratories, research and testing sites, etc.

The Secretary is authorized to acquire (by purchase, lease, condemnation, or otherwise), construct, improve, repair, operate, and maintain laboratories, research and testing sites and facilities, quarters and related accommodations for employees and dependents of employees of the Department, personal property (including patents), or any interest therein, as the Secretary deems necessary; and to provide by contract or otherwise for eating facilities and other necessary facilities for the health and welfare of employees of the Department at its installations and purchase and maintain equipment therefor.

Source

(Pub. L. 95–91, title VI, § 647,Aug. 4, 1977, 91 Stat. 599.)
Pilot Program for Project Management Oversight Regarding Department of Energy Construction Projects

Pub. L. 106–65, div. C, title XXXI, § 3175,Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 950, provided that:
“(a) Requirement.—(1) The Secretary of Energy shall carry out a pilot program on use of project management oversight services (in this section referred to as ‘PMO services’) for construction projects of the Department of Energy.
“(2) The purpose of the pilot program shall be to provide a basis for determining whether or not the use of competitively procured, external PMO services for those construction projects would permit the Department to control excessive costs and schedule delays associated with those construction projects that have large capital costs.
“(b) Projects Covered by Program.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary shall carry out the pilot program at construction projects selected by the Secretary. The projects shall include one or more construction projects authorized pursuant to section 3101 [113 Stat. 915] and one construction project authorized pursuant to section 3102 [113 Stat. 917].
“(2) Each project selected by the Secretary shall be a project having capital construction costs anticipated to be not less than $25,000,000.
“(c) Services Under Program.—The PMO services used under the pilot program shall include the following services:
“(1) Monitoring the overall progress of a project.
“(2) Determining whether or not a project is on schedule.
“(3) Determining whether or not a project is within budget.
“(4) Determining whether or not a project conforms with plans and specifications approved by the Department.
“(5) Determining whether or not a project is being carried out efficiently and effectively.
“(6) Any other management oversight services that the Secretary considers appropriate for purposes of the pilot program.
“(d) Procurement of Services Under Program.—Any PMO services procured under the pilot program shall be acquired—
“(1) on a competitive basis; and
“(2) from among commercial entities that—
“(A) do not currently manage or operate facilities at a location where the pilot program is being conducted; and
“(B) have an expertise in the management of large construction projects.
“(e) Report.—Not later than February 1, 2000, the Secretary shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report on the pilot program. The report shall include the assessment of the Secretary as to the feasibility and desirability of using PMO services for construction projects of the Department.”
Laboratory Funding Plan

Pub. L. 106–60, title III, § 310,Sept. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 496, which provided that no funds in an Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act were to be expended after December 31 of each year under certain contracts unless the funds were expended pursuant to a Laboratory Funding Plan approved by the Secretary of Energy, and which also provided for directives, approval, and exceptions by the Secretary, was repealed by Pub. L. 108–7, div. D, title III, § 310,Feb. 20, 2003, 117 Stat. 155.
Termination or Changes in Activities of Government-Owned and Contractor-Operated Facilities, National Laboratories, Etc.; Reports by Secretary of Energy Concerning Proposals Prior to Implementation; Contents; Submission Date

Pub. L. 95–238, title I, § 104(c),Feb. 25, 1978, 92 Stat. 53, provided that: “As part of the Department of Energy’s responsibility to keep the Congress fully and currently informed, the Secretary shall make the following reports:
“(i) any proposal by the Secretary of the Department of Energy to terminate or make major changes in activities of the Government-owned and contractor-operated facilities, the national laboratories, energy research centers and the operations offices managing such laboratories, shall not be implemented until the Secretary transmits the proposal, together with all pertinent data, to the Committee on Science and Technology [now Committee on Science, Space, and Technology] of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate, and waits a period of thirty calendar days (not including any day on which either House of Congress is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three calendar days to a day certain) from the date on which such report is received by such committees; and
“(ii) by January 31, 1978, the Secretary shall file a full and complete report on each such proposal which he has implemented, as described in the preceding paragraph, and any major program structure change with the Committee on Science and Technology [now Committee on Science, Space, and Technology] of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate.”

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10 CFR - Energy

10 CFR Part 840 - EXTRAORDINARY NUCLEAR OCCURRENCES

18 CFR - Conservation of Power and Water Resources

18 CFR Part 1 - RULES OF GENERAL APPLICABILITY

18 CFR Part 1b - RULES RELATING TO INVESTIGATIONS

18 CFR Part 1c - PROHIBITION OF ENERGY MARKET MANIPULATION

18 CFR Part 2 - GENERAL POLICY AND INTERPRETATIONS

18 CFR Part 4 - LICENSES, PERMITS, EXEMPTIONS, AND DETERMINATION OF PROJECT COSTS

18 CFR Part 5 - INTEGRATED LICENSE APPLICATION PROCESS

18 CFR Part 6 - SURRENDER OR TERMINATION OF LICENSE

18 CFR Part 8 - RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND DEVELOPMENT AT LICENSED PROJECTS

18 CFR Part 11 - ANNUAL CHARGES UNDER PART I OF THE FEDERAL POWER ACT

18 CFR Part 12 - SAFETY OF WATER POWER PROJECTS AND PROJECT WORKS

18 CFR Part 16 - PROCEDURES RELATING TO TAKEOVER AND RELICENSING OF LICENSED PROJECTS

18 CFR Part 24 - DECLARATION OF INTENTION

18 CFR Part 32 - INTERCONNECTION OF FACILITIES

18 CFR Part 33 - APPLICATIONS UNDER FEDERAL POWER ACT SECTION 203

18 CFR Part 34 - APPLICATION FOR AUTHORIZATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF SECURITIES OR THE ASSUMPTION OF LIABILITIES

18 CFR Part 35 - FILING OF RATE SCHEDULES AND TARIFFS

18 CFR Part 37 - OPEN ACCESS SAME-TIME INFORMATION SYSTEMS

18 CFR Part 38 - BUSINESS PRACTICE STANDARDS AND COMMUNICATION PROTOCOLS FOR PUBLIC UTILITIES

18 CFR Part 41 - ACCOUNTS, RECORDS, MEMORANDA AND DISPOSITION OF CONTESTED AUDIT FINDINGS AND PROPOSED REMEDIES

18 CFR Part 45 - APPLICATION FOR AUTHORITY TO HOLD INTERLOCKING POSITIONS

18 CFR Part 46 - PUBLIC UTILITY FILING REQUIREMENTS AND FILING REQUIREMENTS FOR PERSONS HOLDING INTERLOCKING POSITIONS

18 CFR Part 101 - UNIFORM SYSTEM OF ACCOUNTS PRESCRIBED FOR PUBLIC UTILITIES AND LICENSEES SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE FEDERAL POWER ACT

18 CFR Part 116

18 CFR Part 131 - FORMS

18 CFR Part 141 - STATEMENTS AND REPORTS (SCHEDULES)

18 CFR Part 152 - APPLICATION FOR EXEMPTION FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE NATURAL GAS ACT PURSUANT TO SECTION 1(C) THEREOF AND ISSUANCE OF BLANKET CERTIFICATES AUTHORIZING CERTAIN SALES FOR RESALE

18 CFR Part 154 - RATE SCHEDULES AND TARIFFS

18 CFR Part 161

18 CFR Part 201 - UNIFORM SYSTEM OF ACCOUNTS PRESCRIBED FOR NATURAL GAS COMPANIES SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE NATURAL GAS ACT

18 CFR Part 225 - PRESERVATION OF RECORDS OF NATURAL GAS COMPANIES

18 CFR Part 250 - FORMS

18 CFR Part 260 - STATEMENTS AND REPORTS (SCHEDULES)

18 CFR Part 275

18 CFR Part 281 - NATURAL GAS CURTAILMENT UNDER THE NATURAL GAS POLICY ACT OF 1978

18 CFR Part 284 - CERTAIN SALES AND TRANSPORTATION OF NATURAL GAS UNDER THE NATURAL GAS POLICY ACT OF 1978 AND RELATED AUTHORITIES

18 CFR Part 290 - COLLECTION OF COST OF SERVICE INFORMATION UNDER SECTION 133 OF THE PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATORY POLICIES ACT OF 1978

18 CFR Part 292 - REGULATIONS UNDER SECTIONS 201 AND 210 OF THE PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATORY POLICIES ACT OF 1978 WITH REGARD TO SMALL POWER PRODUCTION AND COGENERATION

18 CFR Part 300 - CONFIRMATION AND APPROVAL OF THE RATES OF FEDERAL POWER MARKETING ADMINISTRATIONS

18 CFR Part 340 - RATE SCHEDULES AND TARIFFS

18 CFR Part 341 - OIL PIPELINE TARIFFS: OIL PIPELINE COMPANIES SUBJECT TO SECTION 6 OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT

18 CFR Part 343 - PROCEDURAL RULES APPLICABLE TO OIL PIPELINE PROCEEDINGS

18 CFR Part 344 - FILING QUOTATIONS FOR U.S. GOVERNMENT SHIPMENTS AT REDUCED RATES

18 CFR Part 346 - OIL PIPELINE COST-OF-SERVICE FILING REQUIREMENTS

18 CFR Part 347 - OIL PIPELINE DEPRECIATION STUDIES

18 CFR Part 348 - OIL PIPELINE APPLICATIONS FOR MARKET POWER DETERMINATIONS

18 CFR Part 349 - DISPOSITION OF CONTESTED AUDIT FINDINGS AND PROPOSED REMEDIES

18 CFR Part 356 - PRESERVATION OF RECORDS FOR OIL PIPELINE COMPANIES

18 CFR Part 357 - ANNUAL SPECIAL OR PERIODIC REPORTS: CARRIERS SUBJECT TO PART I OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT

18 CFR Part 358 - STANDARDS OF CONDUCT

18 CFR Part 375 - THE COMMISSION

18 CFR Part 376 - ORGANIZATION, MISSION, AND FUNCTIONS; OPERATIONS DURING EMERGENCY CONDITIONS

18 CFR Part 380 - REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT

18 CFR Part 381 - FEES

18 CFR Part 382 - ANNUAL CHARGES

18 CFR Part 388 - INFORMATION AND REQUESTS

18 CFR Part 390 - ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION

18 CFR Part 821

 

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