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PUBLIC LAW 94-000—MMMM. DD, 1975

PUBLIC LAW 94-163—DEC. 22, 1975 ASPHALT ALLOCATION

89 STAT. 955

AUTHORITY

SEC. 460. The Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act of 1973, as 15 USC 751 note, amended by this Act, is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: a ASPHALT ALLOCATION AUTHORITY

"SEC. 17. (a) The President may amend the regulation under section 4(a) of this Act to require, in a manner which he finds is consistent with the attainment, to the maximum extent practicable, of the objectives specified in section 4(b)(1) of this Act, the allocation of asphalt in amounts specified in (or determined in the maimer prescribed by), or at prices specified in (or determined in a manner prescribed by) such amendment to the regulation, or both. "(b) If the President exercises the authority under this section, he may thereafter amend the regulation under section 4(a) to exempt asphalt from such regulation without regard to the provisions of section 12 of this Act.".

15 USC 7()0f. 15 USC 753. ^"^^' P- ^^^

^"««' P- 950.

EXPIRATION OF AUTHORITIES

SEC. 461. The Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act of 1973 is amended by adding to the end of such Act, as amended by this Act, the following new section: a EXPIRATION OF AUTHORITIES

"SEC. 18. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, at mid- 15 USC 760g. night on the conclusion of the 40th month in which the amendment under section 8(a) is in effect, the President's authority to promulgate, ^"^«' P- 942. make effective, and amend a regulation pursuant to section 4(a) of this Act shall become discretionary rather than mandatory, and the limitations on the President's authority contained in sections 4(b)(2), 8, and 9 of this Act shall terminate. The.authority to promulgate and ^"^^' PP- '^^' amend any regulation or to issue any order under this Act shall expire ^^2' ^'^• at midnight September 30, 1981, but such expiration shall not affect any action or pending proceedings, administrative, civil, or criminal, not finally determined on such date, nor any administrative, civil, or criminal action or proceeding, whether or not pending, based upon any act committed or liability incurred prior to such expiration date.". REIMBURSEMENT TO STATES

SEC. 462. The Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act of 1973, as amended by this Act, is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: "REIMBURSEMENT TO STATES

"SEC. 19. (a) The President is authorized to reimburse any State for 15 USC 760h. expenses incurred by such State in carrying out any responsibilities delegated to such State by the President under the provisions of this "(b) Such reimbursements may be paid from any funds appropriated for the purpose of carrying out responsibilities under this Act, unless any appropriation Act specifically provides to the contrary. " (c) Not later than June 1, 1976, the President shall submit a report Report to to the Congress analyzing and detailing the amount and nature of any Congress.