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PUBLIC LAW 95-000—MMMM. DD, 1977

91 STAT. 584

16 USC 792.

16 USC 824. 16 USC 824a.

15 USC 717, 717c, 717d, '^' 15USe717f. 15 USC 717w. 16 USC 791a.

16 USC 797, 825, 825a, 825e-825h, 15 lisr 717 Yjy^ ^' 717/-^717p, 717s, int.

15 USC 753. 15 USC 757, 760a. 42 USC 6421.

PUBLIC LAW 9 5 - 9 1 — A U G. 4, 1977 (A) the investigation, issuance, transfer, renewal, revocation, and enforcement of licenses and permits for the construction, operation, and maintenance of dams, water conduits, reservoirs, powerhouses, transmission lines, or other works for the development and improvement of navigation and for the development and utilization of power across, along, from, or in navigable waters under part I of the Federal Power Act; (B) the establishment, review, and enforcement of rates and charges for the transmission or sale of electric energy, including determinations on construction work in progress, under part II of the P^ederal Power Act, and the interconnection, under section 2 0 2 (b), of such Act, of facilities for the generation, transmission, and sale of electric energy (other than emergency interconnection); (C) the establishment, review, and enforcement of rates and charges for the transportation and sale of natural gas by a producer or gatherer or by a natural gas pipeline or natural gas company under sections 1, 4, 5, and 6 of the Natural Gas Act; (])) the issuance of a certificate of public convenience and necessity, including abandonment of facilities or services, and the establishment of physical connections under section 7 of the NaturalGasAct; (E) the establishment, review, and enforcement of curtailments, other than the establishment and review of priorities for such curtailments, under the Natural Gas Act; and (F) the regulation of mergers and securities acquisition undeithe Federal Power Act and N a t u r a l Gas Act. (2) The Commission may exercise any power under the following sections to the extent the Connnission determines such power to be necessary to the exercise of any function within the jurisdiction of the Commission: (A) sections 4, 301, 302, 306 through 309, and 312 through 316 of the Federal Power Act; and (B) sections 8, 9, 13 through 17, 20, and 21 of the Natural Gas j^^^^ ^^) There are hereby transferred to, and vested in, the Commission all functions and authority of the Interstate Commerce Commission or any officer or component of such Commission where the regulatory function establishes rates or charges for the transportation of oil by pipeline or establishes the valuation of any such pipeline. (c)(1) Pursuant to the procedures specified in section 404 and except as provided in paragraph (2), the Commission shall have jurisdiction to consider any proposal by the Secretary to amend the regulation required to be issued under section 4(a) of the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act of 1973 which is required by section 8 or 12 of such Act to be transmitted by the President to, and reviewed by, gach House of Congress, under section 551 of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. (2) I n the event that the President determines that an emergency situation of overriding national importance exists and requires the expeditious promulgation of a rule described in paragraph (1), the President may direct the Secretary to assume sole jiirisdiction over the promulgation of such rule, and such rule shall be transmitted by the President to, and reviewed by, each House of Congress under section 8 or 12 of the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act of 1973, and section 551 of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act.