42 U.S. Code § 8285a - Definitions

For the purposes of this subchapter—
the term “Governor” means the chief executive officer of each State, including the Mayor of the District of Columbia;
the term “State” means any of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands;
the term “energy audit” means an inspection as described in section 8216(b)(1)(A) [1] of this title, or an energy audit as defined in section 8281(b)(7)[1] of this title, which in addition may provide information on the utilization of renewable resources and may make energy-related improvements in the building; and
the term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Energy.

[1]  See References in Text note below.
References in Text

Section 8216 of this title, referred to in par. (3), was omitted from the Code pursuant to section 8229 of this title, which terminated authority under that section June 30, 1989.

Section 8281 of this title, referred to in par. (3), was repealed by Pub. L. 99–412, title II, § 201(a), Aug. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 943.


Section was enacted as part of the Energy Security Act, and not as part of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act which comprises this chapter.

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