Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 93.djvu/787

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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1979

PUBLIC LAW 96-102—NOV. 5, 1979 "(ii) consisting of the text of a resolution described in paragraph (2)(B)(ii) with respect to any rationing contingency plan, if the resolution sought to be amended is a resolution described in paragraph (2)(B)(i) with respect to the same such plan. An amendment described in this subparagraph shall not be amendable. "(C) If one House receives from the other House a resolution with respect to a rationing contingency plan, then the following procedure applies: "(i) the resolution of the other House with respect to such plan shall not be referred to a committee; "(ii) in the case of a resolution of the first House with respect to such plan— "(I) the procedure with respect to that or other resolutions of such House with respect to such plan shall be the same as if no resolution from the other House with respect to such plan had been received; but "(II) on any vote on final passage of a resolution of the first House with respect to such plan a resolution from the other House with respect to such plan which has the same effect shall be automatically substituted for the resolution of the first House. "(D) Notwithstanding any of the preceding provisions of this subsection, if a House has approved a resolution with respect to a rationing contingency plan, then it shall not be in order to consider in that House any other resolution under this section with respect to the approval of such plan.", (c) ELIMINATION OP CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS.—(1)

Section 201(f) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 6261(f)) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "Notwithstanding the preceding provisions of this subsection, such economic analysis and evaluation is not required to be performed, or transmitted to the Congress, under this subsection in the case of any rationing contingency plan.". (2) Section 203 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 6263) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(g) Any authority of the President with respect to a rationing contingency plan under this Act which is delegated to the Secretary shall be exercised by the Secretary without regard to section 404 of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7174).". SEC. 104. REQUIRED ELEMENTS OF RATIONING PLAN.

Section 203(a) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6263(a)), as amended by section 103, is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(3) Any rationing contingency plan prescribed under this section shall provide that— "(A) the end-user rights specified in paragraph (1) shall be distributed on a State-to-State basis that results in the degree of shortfall from the base period use being equally shared among the various States, considering the most recent base period use data available; "(B) to the maximum extent practicable, such rights shall be made available to classes of end-users on a basis which takes into account fairly the relative needs of such end-users; and "(C) adequate end-user rights are available to carry out paragraph (1)(A) and (B) as required under paragraph (1).".

93 STAT. 755