42 U.S. Code § 7133. Assistant Secretaries; appointment and confirmation; identification of responsibilities
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 7101 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.”
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.