Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 4.djvu/55

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PUBLIC LAW 102-486—CKTT. 24, 1992 106 STAT. 2791 (G) building code officials or professional associations; and (H) nonprofit energy or environmental organizations. (2) GEOGRAPHIC REPRESENTATION.— The Secretary shall ensure that there is broad geographical representation among task force members. (3) TERMS. —Members shall be appointed for a term of 3 years. A vacancy in the taali force shall be filled in the manner in which the original appointment was made. (4) PAY. —Members shall serve without pay. Each member shall receive travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in accordance with sections 5702 and 5703 of title 5, United States Code. (5) CHAIRPERSON. — The Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of the task force shall be elected by the members. (6) MEETINGS. —The task force shall meet biannually and at the call of the Chairperson. (7) INAPPUCABILITY OF TERMINATION DATE.—Section 14 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act shall not apply to the task force. (i) REPORT.—The Secretary shall transmit annually to the Congress a report on the activities of regional centers established under this section, including the degree to which matching funds are being leveraged from private sources to establish and operate such centers. (j) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— There is authorized to be appropriated for purposes of carrying out this section, to remain available until expended, not more than $10,000,000 for each offiscalyears 1994, 1995, and 1996. SEC. 104. MANUFACTURED HOUSING ENERGY EFFICIENCY. (a) AMENDMENTS TO CRANSTON-GONZALEZ NATIONAL AFFORD- ABLE HOUSING ACT. —Section 943(d)(l) of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (Public Law 101-625; 109 Stat. 4413) is amended— 104 Stat. 4413. (1) in subparagraph (D), by striking "thermal insulation, energy efficiency"; (2) by redesignating subparagraphs (E), (F), (G), and (H) as subparagraphs (F), (G), (H), and (I), respectively; and (3) by inserting after subparagraph (D) the following new subparagraph: "(E) consult with the Secretary of Energy and make recommendations regarding additional or revised standards for thermal insulation and energy efficiency applicable to manufactured housing;". (b) DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY.— The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall assess the energy performance of manufactured housing and make recommendations to the National Commission on Manufactured Housing established under section 943 of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act regarding any thermal insulation and energy efficiency improvements applicable to manufactured housing which are tectmologically feasible and economically justified. The Secretary shall also test the performance and determine the cost effectiveness of manufactured housing constructed in compliance with the standards established under such section.