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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1980

94 STAT. 696

PUBLIC LAW 96-294—JUNE 30, 1980

5 USC 901 et seq. chapter 9 of title 5, United States Code, provide for a reorganization, including any required realignment of the respective programs of the Secretaries under this subtitle. ESTABLISHMENT OF OFFICE OF ALCOHOL FUELS IN DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 42 USC 8820.

44 FR 58678. Functions.

Legislative recommendation or testimony, transmittal to congressional committes.

SEC. 220. (a) There is hereby established within the Department of Energy an Office of Alcohol Fuels (hereinafter in this section referred to as the "Office") to be headed by a Director, who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and who shall be compensated at the rate provided for level IV of the Executive Schedule under section 5315 of title 5, United States Code. (b)(1) The Director shall be responsible for carrying out the functions of the Secretary of Energy under this subtitle which relate to alcohol, including the terms and conditions of financial assistance and the selection of recipients for that assistance, subject to the general supervision of the Secretary of Energy. (2) The Director shall be responsible directly to the Secretary of Energy. (c) In each annual authorization and appropriation request, the Secretary shall identify the portion thereof intended for the support of the Office and include a statement by the Office (1) showing the amount requested by the Office in its budgetary presentation to the Secretary and the Office of Management and Budget and (2) an assessment of the budgetary needs of the Office. Whenever the Office submits to the Secretary, the President, or the Office of Management and Budget, any formal legislative recommendation or testimony, or comments on legislation, prepared for submission to Congress, the Office shall concurrently transmit a copy thereof to the appropriate committees of Congress. (d) The Secretary of Energy, after consultation with the Director, shall consult with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Transportation, the Secretary of Commerce, the Administrator of the Community Services Administration, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, or their appointed representatives, in order to coordinate the programs under the Director's responsibility with other programs within the Department of Energy and in such Federal agencies, which are related to the production of alcohol. TERMINATION

42 USC 8821.

SEC. 221. No insured loan, loan guarantee, price guarantee, or purchase agreement may be committed to or made under this subtitle after September 30, 1984. This section shall not be construed to affect the authority of the Secretary concerned to spend funds after such date pursuant to any contract for financial assistance made on or before that date under this subtitle. SUBTITLE B—MUNICIPAL WASTE BIOMASS ENERGY MUNICIPAL WASTE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT PLAN

Plan preparation, consultation. 42 USC 8831.

SEC. 231. (a) The Secretary of Energy shall prepare a comprehensive plan for carrying out this subtitle. In the preparation of such plan, the Secretary shall consult with the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Secretary of Commerce, and