Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 91.djvu/605

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PUBLIC LAW 95-000—MMMM. DD, 1977

PUBLIC LAW 95-91—AUG. 4, 1977 processes, and assisting the Secretary in the formulation and analysis of policies, rules, and regulations relating to competition and consumer affairs. (8) Nuclear waste management responsibilities, including— (A) the establishment of control over existing Government facilities for the treatment and storage of nuclear wastes, including all containers, casks, buildings, vehicles, equipment, ' and all other materials associated with such facilities; (B) the establishment of control over all existing nuclear waste in the possession or control of the Government and all commercial nuclear waste presently stored on other than the site of a licensed nuclear power electric generating facility, except that nothing in this paragraph shall alter or effect title to such waste; (C) the establishment of temporary and permanent facilities for storage, management, and ultimate disposal of nuclear wastes; (D) the establishment of facilities for the treatment of nuclear wastes; (E) the establishment of programs for the treatment, management, storage, and disposal of nuclear wastes; (F) the establishment of fees or user charges for nuclear waste treatment or storage facilities, including fees to be charged Government agencies; and (G) the promulgation of such rules and regulations to implement the authority described in this paragraph, except that nothing in this section shall be construed as granting to the Department regulatory functions presently within the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or any additional functions than those already conferred by law. (9) Energy conservation functions, including the development of comprehensive energy conservation strategies for the Nation, the planning and implementation of major research and demonstration programs for the development of technologies and processes to reduce total energy consumption, the administration of voluntary and mandatory energy conservation programs, and the dissemination to the public of all available information on energy conservation programs and measures. (10) Power marketing functions, including responsibility for marketing and transmission of Federal power. (11) Public and congressional relations functions, including responsibilities for providing a continuing liaison between the Department and the Congress and the Department and the public. (b) At the time the name of any individual is submitted for confirmation to the position of Assistant Secretary, the President shall identify with particularity the function or functions described in subsection (a) (or any portion thereof) for which such individual will be responsible.

91 STAT. 571

Responsibilities, identification.

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SEC. 204. There shall be within the Department, a Federal Energy 42 USC 7134. Regulatory Commission established by title IV of this Act (hereinafter referred to in this Act as the "Commission"). The Chairman shall be compensated at the rate provided for level III of the Executive Schedule under section 5314 of title 5, United States Code. The other members of the Commission shall be compensated at the rate provided for level IV of the Executive Schedule under section 5315 of