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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1979

93 STAT. 756

PUBLIC LAW 96-102—NOV. 5, 1979 SEC. 105. TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

(a) (CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.—(1) Section 201 of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6261), as amended by section 103, is further amended by striking out subsection (c) and by redesignating subsections (d), (e), and (f) as subsections (c), (d), and (e), rGSDGCt iVG1V

42 USC 6393.

42 USC 6263.

42 USC 6422. 42 USC 6261.

(2) Section 201(b) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 6261(b)) is amended by striking out "Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d) or (e) and subject to the requirements of subsection (c), no contingency plan may become effective" and inserting in lieu thereof "Except as otherwise provided in subsection (c), no energy conservation contingency plan may become effective". (3) Section 201(c) (as redesignated) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 6261(d)) is amended by striking out "a contingency plan" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "an energy conservation contingency plan". (4) Section 552(d)(2)(A) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 6422(d)(2)) is amended by inserting "energy conservation" before "contingency plan" each place such term appears. (5) Section 201(e) (as redesignated) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 6261(f)) is amended by striking out "or (e)(l)(B)" and inserting in lieu thereof "or(d)(l)". (b) TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS.—(1) Section 203(d)(2) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 6263(d)(2)) is amended— (A) by striking out all that precedes subparagraph (A) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(2) Any rationing contingency plan under this section shall set forth—"; and (B) by striking out "his" in subparagraph (A) and inserting in lisii ttiGrGof "thfi PrGsidfint s (2) Section 203(d)(3)(A) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 6263(d)(3)(A)) is amended by striking out "following the establishment of criteria and procedures under paragraph (2)" and inserting in lieu thereof "beginning 30 days (or such earlier date as the President considers appropriate) after a rationing contingency plan is considered approved under this section". (3) Section 203 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 6263) is amended by striking out "paragraph (1)" where it appears in subsections (d)(l)(B) and (e)(3) and inserting in lieu thereof "subsection (a)(D". (4) Section 203 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 6263) is further amended— (A) in subsection (a)(1) thereof, by striking out "in accordance with section 523(a) of this Act"; and (B) by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(h) Any rationing contingency plan, or any amendment thereto, as well as any regulation thereunder, shall be prescribed in accordance with section 523(a), except that the period for any oral or written comments on any such proposed plan, amendment, or regulation may not extend beyond the 45th day after the date of the publication of the notice of the proposed plan, amendment, or regulation.". (5) Section 203 of such Act, as amended by paragraph (4), is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(i) Any ration coupon or any other evidence of right prepared by or on behalf of the United States for use in connection with a rationing contingency plan shall be considered to be an obligation or other security of the United States for purposes of title 18, United States Code.". (6) Section 552(b)(l) of such Act is amended by striking out "section 201(a)(2)" and inserting in lieu thereof "section 201(b)".