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114 STAT. 2040 PUBLIC LAW 106-469—NOV. 9, 2000 TITLE VI—WEATHERIZATION, SUMMER FILL, HYDROELECTRIC LICENSING PROCEDURES, AND INVENTORY OF OIL AND GAS RESERVES SEC. 601. CHANGES IN WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM TO PROTECT LOW- INCOME PERSONS. 42 USC 6863 (a) The matter under the heading, "ENERGY CONSERVATION note. (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)" in title II of the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 (113 Stat. 1535, 1501A-180), is amended by striking "grants:" and all that follows and inserting "grants.". (b) Section 415 of the Energy Conservation and Production Act (42 U.S.C. 6865) is amended— (1) in subsection (a)(1) by striking the first sentence; (2) in subsection (a)(2) by— (A) striking "(A)"; (B) striking "approve a State's application to waive the 40 percent requirement established in paragraph (1) if the State includes in its plan" and inserting "establish"; and, (C) striking subparagraph (B); (3) in subsection (c)(1) by— (A) striking "paragraphs (3) and (4)" and inserting "paragraph (3)"; (B) striking "$1,600" and inserting "$2,500"; (C) striking "and" at the end of subparagraph (C); (D) striking the period and inserting ", and" in subparagraph (D); and (E) inserting after subparagraph (D) the following new subparagraph: "(E) the cost of making heating and cooling modifications, including replacement"; (4) in subsection (c)(3) by— (A) striking "1991, the $1,600 per dwelling unit limitation" and inserting "2000, the $2,500 per dwelling unit average"; (B) striking "limitation" and inserting "average" each time it appears; and (C) inserting "the" after "beginning of" in subparagraph (B); and (5) by striking subsection (c)(4). SEC. 602. SUMMER FILL AND FUEL BUDGETING PROGRAMS. (a) Part C of title II of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6211 et seq.) is amended by adding at th6^ end the following: 42 USC 6283. "SEC. 273. SUMMER FILL AND FUEL BUDGETING PROGRAMS. " (a) DEFINITIONS.—In this section: "(1) BUDGET CONTRACT. —The term 'budget contract' means a contract between a retailer and a consumer under which the heating expenses of the consumer are spread evenly over a period of months.