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PUBLIC LAW 102-486—OCT. 24, 1992 106 STAT. 2905 and development activities conducted pursuant to such activities, including joint venture activities, is for the benefit of the participants (psurticularly domestic companies) that provide financial resources to a project under this title, the Secretary, for a period of up to 5 years after the development of information that— (1) results from research and development activities conducted under this title; and (2) would be a trade secret or conmiercial or financial information that is privileged or confidential if the information had been obtainedfiroma participant, shall, notwithstanding any other provision of law, provide appropriate protections against the dissemination of such information to the public, and the provisions of section 1905 of title 18, United States Code, shall apply to such information. Nothing in this subsection provides protections against the dissemination of such information to Congress. (b) DEFINITION. —For purposes of subsection (a), the term "domestic companies" means entities which are substantially involved in the United States in the domestic production of motor vehicles for sale in the United States and nave a substantial percentage of their production facilities in the United States. SEC. 624. COMPLIANCE WITH EXISTING LAW. Nothing in this title shall be deemed to convey to any person, partnership, corporation, or other entity, immunity from civil or criminal liability under any antitrust law or to create defenses to actions under any antitrust law. SEC. 626. ELECTRIC UTILITY PARTICIPATION STUDY. The Secretary, in consultation with appropriate Federal agencies, representatives of State regulatory commissions and electric utilities, and such other persons as the Secretary considers appropriate, shall undertake or cause to have undertaken a study to determine the means by which electric utilities may invest in, own, sell, lease, service, or recharge batteries used to power electric motor vehicles. SEC. 626. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary for purposes of this subtitle $40,000,000 for the 5-year period beginning with the first full fiscal year after the date of enactment of this Act, to remain available until expended. TITLE VII—ELECTRICITY Subtitle A—Exempt Wholesale Generators 42 USC 13294. 42 USC 13295. 42 USC 13296. SEC. 711. PUBLIC UmJTY HOLDING COMPANY ACT REFORM. The Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 (15 U.S.C. 79 and following) is amended by redesignating sections 32 and 33 as sections 34 and 35 respectively and by adding the following i^ USC 79, new section after section 31: ^"^•
- «EC. 32. EXEBfPT WHOLESALE GENERATORS.
15 USC 79z-5a. "(a) DEFINITIONS. — For purposes of this section— "(1) EXEMPT WHOLESALE GENERATOR. — The term 'exempt wholesale generatoi^ means any person determined by the Fed-�