(Pub. L. 95–619, title V, § 546,Nov. 9, 1978, 92 Stat. 3278; Pub. L. 100–615, § 2(a),Nov. 5, 1988, 102 Stat. 3187; Pub. L. 102–486, title I, § 152(f),Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 2846; Pub. L. 109–58, title I, § 102(f),Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 607; Pub. L. 110–140, title V, § 516,Dec. 19, 2007, 121 Stat. 1659.)
References in Text
of this title, referred to in subsec. (d)(2)(G), was in the original “section
159” and was translated as meaning section 159 ofPub. L. 102–486
, title I, Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 2857
, which enacted section
of this title, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
2007—Subsec. (c)(5). Pub. L. 110–140
struck out par. (5) which read as follows:
“(5)(A) An amount equal to fifty percent of the energy and water cost savings realized by an agency (other than the Department of Defense) with respect to funds appropriated for any fiscal year beginning after fiscal year 1992 (including financial benefits resulting from energy savings performance contracts under subchapter VII of this chapter and utility energy efficiency rebates) shall, subject to appropriation, remain available for expenditure by such agency for additional energy efficiency measures which may include related employee incentive programs, particularly at those facilities at which energy savings were achieved.
“(B) Agencies shall establish a fund and maintain strict financial accounting and controls for savings realized and expenditures made under this subsection. Records maintained pursuant to this subparagraph shall be made available for public inspection upon request.”
2005—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 109–58
added subsec. (e).
1992—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–486
, § 152(f)(1), (2), substituted “Contracts” for “In general” in heading, designated existing provisions as par. (1), and redesignated former subsec. (b) assubsec. (a)(2) and amended it generally. Prior to amendment, par. (2) read as follows: “The head of each agency shall, no later than 120 days after November 5, 1988, implement procedures for entering into such contracts and for identifying, verifying, and utilizing, on a fiscal year basis, the cost savings resulting from such contracts.”
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–486
, § 152(f)(4), added subsec. (b). Former subsec. (b) redesignated par. (2) of subsec. (a).
Subsecs. (c), (d). Pub. L. 102–486
, § 152(f)(3), (4), added subsecs. (c) and (d) and struck out former subsec. (c) which read as follows: “The portion of the funds appropriated to an agency for energy expenses for a fiscal year that is equal to the amount of cost savings realized by such agency for such year from contracts entered into under subchapter VII of this chapter shall remain available for obligation, without further appropriation, to undertake additional energy conservation measures.”
1988—Pub. L. 100–615
amended section generally, substituting statement of incentives for agencies for provisions relating to energy performance targets for Federal buildings.
Effective Date of 2007 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 110–140
effective on the date that is 1 day after Dec. 19, 2007, see section 1601 ofPub. L. 110–140
, set out as an Effective Date note under section
, The Congress.
Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation Measures; Use of Rebates and Savings
Pub. L. 104–52
, title VI, § 625,Nov. 19, 1995, 109 Stat. 502
, provided that:
“(a) Beginning in fiscal year 1996 and thereafter, for each Federal agency, except the Department of Defense (which has separate authority), and except as provided in Public Law 102–393, title IV, section
U.S.C. 490g) [now 40
] with respect to the Fund established pursuant to 40
U.S.C. 490(f) [now 40
–(c)(1), (d), (e)], an amount equal to 50 percent of—
“(1) the amount of each utility rebate received by the agency for energy efficiency and water conservation measures, which the agency has implemented; and
“(2) the amount of the agency’s share of the measured energy savings resulting from energy-savings performance contracts,
may be retained and credited to accounts that fund energy and water conservation activities at the agency’s facilities, and shall remain available until expended for additional specific energy efficiency or water conservation projects or activities, including improvements and retrofits, facility surveys, additional or improved utility metering, and employee training and awareness programs, as authorized by section 152(f) of the Energy Policy Act (Public Law 102–486) [amending this section].
“(b) The remaining 50 percent of each rebate, and the remaining 50 percent of the amount of the agency’s share of savings from energy-savings performance contracts, shall be transferred to the General Fund of the Treasury at the end of the fiscal year in which received.”