The Secretary of Energy shall include in the budget justification materials submitted to Congress in support of the Department of Energy budget for any fiscal year (as submitted with the budget of the President under section
1105(a) of title
31) specific identification, as a budgetary line item, of the amounts required to carry out programmed activities during that fiscal year to declassify records pursuant to Executive Order No. 12958 ([former] 50 U.S.C. 435 note) [now 50 U.S.C. 3161 note], or any successor Executive order, or to comply with any statutory requirement to declassify Government records.
(b) Certification required with respect to automatic declassification of records
No records of the Department of Energy that have not as of October 5, 1999, been reviewed for declassification shall be subject to automatic declassification unless the Secretary of Energy certifies to Congress that such declassification would not harm the national security.
Section was formerly set out as a note under section
435 of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 108–136.
2013—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–66struck out subsec. (c) which required submission of a report on automatic declassification of Department of Energy records.
2003—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 108–136, § 3141(h)(15)(D), substituted “October 5, 1999,” for “the date of the enactment of this Act”.
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