50 U.S. Code § 2742 - Reprogramming
(a) In general
Except as provided in subsection (b) and in sections 2750 and 2751 of this title, the Secretary of Energy may not use amounts appropriated pursuant to a DOE national security authorization for a program—
(1) in amounts that exceed, in a fiscal year—
(A) 115 percent of the amount authorized for that program by that authorization for that fiscal year; or
(b) Exception where notice-and-wait given
An action described in subsection (a) may be taken if—
(1) the Secretary submits to the congressional defense committees a report referred to in subsection (c) with respect to such action; and
The report referred to in this subsection is a report containing a full and complete statement of the action proposed to be taken and the facts and circumstances relied upon in support of the proposed action.
(d) Computation of days
In the computation of the 30-day period under subsection (b), there shall be excluded any day on which either House of Congress is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three days to a day certain.
(1) Total amount obligated
In no event may the total amount of funds obligated pursuant to a DOE national security authorization for a fiscal year exceed the total amount authorized to be appropriated by that authorization for that fiscal year.
Source(Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLVII, § 4702, formerly div. C, title XXXVI, § 3621,Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2757; renumbered div. D, title XLVII, § 4702, and amended Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, § 3141(j)(2)(A)–(D)(i), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1781; Pub. L. 113–66, div. C, title XXXI, § 3146(h)(1),Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 1080.)
Section was formerly classified to section 7386a of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 108–136.
2013—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–66substituted “this subsection” for “subsection (a)”.