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[119 STAT. 620]
[119 STAT. 620]
PUBLIC LAW 109-000—MMMM. DD, 2005

119 STAT. 620

Appropriation authorization.

PUBLIC LAW 109–58—AUG. 8, 2005

(1) in paragraph (1), by inserting before the period at the end of the first sentence the following: ‘‘, including increasing and verifying compliance with such codes’’; and (2) by striking paragraph (2) and inserting the following: ‘‘(2) Additional funding shall be provided under this subsection for implementation of a plan to achieve and document at least a 90 percent rate of compliance with residential and commercial building energy efficiency codes, based on energy performance— ‘‘(A) to a State that has adopted and is implementing, on a statewide basis— ‘‘(i) a residential building energy efficiency code that meets or exceeds the requirements of the 2004 International Energy Conservation Code, or any succeeding version of that code that has received an affirmative determination from the Secretary under subsection (a)(5)(A); and ‘‘(ii) a commercial building energy efficiency code that meets or exceeds the requirements of the ASHRAE Standard 90.1–2004, or any succeeding version of that standard that has received an affirmative determination from the Secretary under subsection (b)(2)(A); or ‘‘(B) in a State in which there is no statewide energy code either for residential buildings or for commercial buildings, to a local government that has adopted and is implementing residential and commercial building energy efficiency codes, as described in subparagraph (A). ‘‘(3) Of the amounts made available under this subsection, the Secretary may use $500,000 for each fiscal year to train State and local officials to implement codes described in paragraph (2). ‘‘(4)(A) There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this subsection— ‘‘(i) $25,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2006 through 2010; and ‘‘(ii) such sums as are necessary for fiscal year 2011 and each fiscal year thereafter. ‘‘(B) Funding provided to States under paragraph (2) for each fiscal year shall not exceed one-half of the excess of funding under this subsection over $5,000,000 for the fiscal year.’’.

Subtitle C—Energy Efficient Products SEC. 131. ENERGY STAR PROGRAM.

(a) IN GENERAL.—The Energy Policy and Conservation Act is amended by inserting after section 324 (42 U.S.C. 6294) the following: ‘‘ENERGY 42 USC 6294a.

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STAR PROGRAM

‘‘SEC. 324A. (a) IN GENERAL.—There is established within the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency a voluntary program to identify and promote energy-efficient products and buildings in order to reduce energy consumption, improve energy security, and reduce pollution through voluntary labeling of, or other forms of communication about, products and buildings that meet the highest energy conservation standards. ‘‘(b) DIVISION OF RESPONSIBILITIES.—Responsibilities under the program shall be divided between the Department of Energy and

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