If, at any time during the construction of any minor construction project authorized by a DOE national security authorization, the estimated cost of the project is revised and the revised cost of the project exceeds the minor construction threshold, the Secretary shall immediately submit to the congressional defense committees a report explaining the reasons for the cost variation.
50 U.S. Code § 2743 - Minor construction projects
2022—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 117–263 inserted at end “The report shall include with respect to each project the following:” and added pars. (1) to (3).
2021—Subsecs. (d), (e). Pub. L. 117–81 added subsec. (d) and redesignated former subsec. (d) as (e).
Pub. L. 111–84, div. C, title XXXI, § 3118(c), Oct. 28, 2009, 123 Stat. 2709, as amended by Pub. L. 111–383, div. C, title XXXI, § 3121(b), Jan. 7, 2011, 124 Stat. 4514, which provided that, notwithstanding section 2743 of title 50, the Secretary of Energy could not start a general plant project with a total estimated cost of more than $5,000,000 until certain conditions were met, was repealed by Pub. L. 117–81, div. C, title XXXI, § 3115(b)(2), Dec. 27, 2021, 135 Stat. 2227.