Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 91.djvu/1045

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PUBLIC LAW 95-000—MMMM. DD, 1977

PUBLIC LAW 95-113—SEPT. 29, 1977 shall be deducted from the next succeeding annual allotment to the institution. (3) If the Secretary withholds from any eligible institution any portion of the appropriations available for allotment, the facts and reasons therefor shall be reported to the President and the amount involved shall be kept separate in the Treasury until the close of the next Congress. If the next Congress does not direct such sum to be paid, it shall be carried to surplus. (4) The Secretary shall make an annual report to Congress during the first regular session of each year of the receipts and expenditures and work of the eligible institutions under the provisions of this section and also whether any portion of the appropriation available for allotment to any institution has been withheld and if so the reasons therefor. (h) Nothing in this section shall be construed to impair or modify the legal relationship existing between any of the eligible institutions and the government of the States in which they are respectively located.

91 STAT. 1011

Report to President.

Report to Congress.

Subtitle H—Solar Energy Research and Development PART 1—EXISTING PROGRAMS AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH

SEC. 1446. Section 1 of the Act of June 29, 1935 (49 Stat. 436, as amended; 7 U.S.C. 427), is amended by— (1) inserting after "electricity and other forms of power;" in the third sentence the following: "research and development relating to uses of solar energy with respect to farm buildings, farm homes, and farm machinery (including equipment used to dry and cure crops and provide irrigation);"; and (2) adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "For "Solar energy. purposes of this title, the term 'solar energy' means energy derived from sources (other than fossil fuels) and technolo^es included in the Federal Non-Nuclear Energy Research and Development Act of 1974, as amended.". 42 USC 5901 AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION

SEC. 1447. The Act of May 8, 1914 (38 Stat. 372-374, as amended; 7 U.S.C. 341-349), is amended by;— (1) inserting after "subjects relating to agriculture" in section 1 the following: ", uses of solar energy with respect to agri- 7 USC 341. culture,"; (2) adding at the end of section 1 the following new sentence: "Solar energy. "For the purposes of this Act, the term 'solar energy' means energy derived from sources (other than fossil fuels) and technologies included in the Federal Non-Nuclear Energy Research and Development Act of 1974, as amended."; and (3) inserting after "demonstrations in agriculture" in section 2 the following: ", uses of solar energy with respect to agri- 7 USC 342. culture,". RURAL DEVELOPMENT

SEC. 1448. (a) Section 303 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (75 Stat. 307, as amended; 7 U.S.C. 1923) is amended by inserting " (a) " immediately before the first sentence and by adding the following new subsection: