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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1980

PUBLIC LAW 96-294—JUNE 30, 1980

94 STAT. 761

tial and commercial buildings in order to serve the various private and public needs of the Nation for energy audits. DEFINITIONS

SEC. 582. For the purposes of this subtitle— 42 USC 8285a. (1) the term "Governor" means the chief executive officer of each State, including the Mayor of the District of Columbia; (2) the term "State" means any of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands; (3) the term "energy audit" means an inspection as described in section 215(b)(1)(A) of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act, or an energy audit as defined in section 710(b)(7) of such Act, which in addition may provide information on the utilization of renewable resources and may make energy-related improvements in the building; and (4) the term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Energy. GRANTS

SEC. 583. (a) The Secretary may make grants to any Governor of a 42 USC 8285b. State for the training and certification of individuals to conduct energy audits. (b) Before making a grant under subsection (a) to a Governor, Applications. the Secretary must receive from the Governor an application containing— (A) any information which the Secretary deems is necessary to carry out this subtitle; and (B) an assurance that the grant will supplement and not supplant other funds available for such training and certification and will be used to increase the total amount of funds available for such training and certification. (c)(1) Before making any grant under subsection (a) the Secretary shall establish minimum standards for the training and certification of individuals to conduct energy audits. (2) The Secretary shall require each Governor receiving any grant under this subtitle to agree to meet the standards established pursuant to paragraph (1) in any training and certification conducted using funds providea under this subtitle. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

SEC. 584. (a) To carry out this subtitle there is authorized to be ^2 USC 8285c. appropriated the sum of $10,000,000 for the fiscal year ending on September 30, 1981, and the sum of $15,000,000 for the fiscal year ending on September 30, 1982. (b) Any funds appropriated under the authorization contained in this section shall remain available until expended. SUBTITLE G—INDUSTRIAL ENERGY CONSERVATION AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

SEC. 591. To accelerate the program of the Department of Energy 42 USC 6347. involving the research, development, and demonstration of energy conserving activities designed to substantially increase productivity