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PUBLIC LAW 94-000—MMMM. DD, 1976

90 STAT. 1168 Laborers and mechanics, wages. 40 USC 276a note.

5 USC app. Definitions.

Ante, p. 1158.

PUBLIC LAW 94-385—AUG. 14, 1976 (h) All laborers and mechanics employed in construction, alteration, or repair which is financed by an obligation guaranteed under subsection (a) shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality, as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with the Davis-Bacon Act. The Administrator shall not guarantee any obligations under subsection (a) without first obtaining adequate assurance that these labor standards will be maintained during such construction, alteration, or repair. The Secretary of Labor shall, with respect to the labor standards in this subsection, have the authority and functions set forth in Reorganization Plan Numbered 14 of 1950 and section 276c of title 40, United States Code. (i) As used in this part: (1) The term "Administrator" means the Administrator of the Federal Energy Administration; except that after such Administration ceases to exist, such term means any officer of the United States designated by the President for purposes of this part. (2) The term "Comptroller General" means the Comptroller General of the United States. (3) The terms "energy audit", "energy conservation measure", "renewable-resource energy measure", "building", and "industrial plant" have the meanings prescribed for such terms in section 366 of the Federal Energy Policy and Conservation Act. PART E—MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION

42 USC 6891.

SEC. 461. The Administrator shall (through conferences, publications, and other appropriate means) encourage and facilitate the exchange of information among the States with respect to energy conservation and increased use of nondepletable energy sources. REPORT BY THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL

Report to Congress.

42 USC 6892. 15 USC 771.

SEC. 462. (a) For each fiscal year ending before October 1, 1979, the Comptroller General shall report to the Congress on the activities of the Administrator and the Secretary under this title and any amendments to other statutes made by this title. The provisions of section 12 of the Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974 (relating to access by the Comptroller General to books, documents, papers, statistics, data, records, and information in the possession of the Administrator or of recipients of Federal funds) shall apply to data which relate to such activities. (b) Each report submitted by the Comptroller General under subsection (a) shall include— (1) an accounting, by State, of expenditures of Federal funds under each program authorized by this title or by amendments made by this title; (2) an estimate of the energy savings which have resulted thereby; (3) a thorough evaluation of the effectiveness of the programs authorized by this title or by amendments made by this title in achieving the energy conservation or renewable resource potential available in the sectors and regions affected by such programs;