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section 503(b)(3) of this subsection, or transmit the results of such examination directly to the Congress before such a report in any case in which circumstances so warrant.
[15 U.S.C. 2012]
NOTE: Section 13(c) of the Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1976 (15 U.S.C. 2512(c)), as added by the Chrysler Corporation Loan Guarantee Act of 1979, provides:
"(1) The Secretary of Energy in consultation with the Secretary of Transportation and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency is authorized and directed to conduct a seven-year evaluation program of the inclusion of electric vehicles, as defined in section 512(b)(2) of the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act (15 U.S.C. 2012(b)(2)), in the calculation of average fuel economy pursuant to section 503(a) (1) and (2) of the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act (15 U.S.C. 2003(a) (1) and (2)) to determine the value and implications of such inclusion as an incentive for the early initiation of industrial engineering development and initial commercialization of electric vehicles in the United States. The evaluation program shall be conducted in parallel with the research and development activities of section 6 and demonstration activities of section 7 (15 U.S.C. 2505 and 2506) to provide all necessary information no later than January 1, 1987, for the private sector and Federal, State and local officials to make required decisions for the full commercialization of electric vehicles in the United States.
"(2) The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, in consultation with the Secretary of Energy and the Secretary of Transportation, shall implement immediately the evaluation program by promulgating, within sixty days of enactment of the Act, regulations to include electric vehicles in average fuel economy calculations under section 503(a) (1) and (2) of the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act."
[Paragraph (2) included an amendment which added a new section 503(a)(3) to the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act, which is set forth above.] "(3) The Secretary of Energy, in consultation with the Secretary of Transportation and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, shall include a full discussion of this evaluation program in the annual report required by section 14 (15 U.S.C. 2513) in each year after promulgation of the regulations under paragraph (2). The Secretary of Energy, in consultation with the Secretary of Transportation and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, shall submit to the Congress on January 1, 1987, a final report on the results of the evaluation program and any recommendations regarding the continued inclusion of electric vehicles in the average fuel economy calculations under the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act.".
EMERGENCY ENERGY CONSERVATION ACT OF 1979
Public Law 96-102, as Amended
AN ACT To establish an emergency program for the conservation of energy and to provide for a standby rationing plan for motor fuel.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) SHORT TITLE.-This Act may be cited as the "Emergency Energy Conservation Act of 1979".
(b) TABLE OF CONTENTS.-The table of contents for this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
TITLE I-STANDBY MOTOR FUEL RATIONING
Sec. 101. Findings.
Sec. 102. Report on plan development.
Sec. 103. Procedures for developing and implementing rationing plan.
TITLE II-EMERGENCY ENERGY CONSERVATION
Sec. 201. Findings and purposes.
PART A-EMERGENCY ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAM
Sec. 215. Reports.
PART B-OTHER AUTOMOBILE FUEL PURCHASE MEASURES
Sec. 221. Minimum automobile fuel purchases.
Sec. 222. Out-of-State vehicles to be exempted from odd-even motor fuel purchase
PART C-BUILDING TEMPERATURE RESTRICTIONS Sec. 231. Amendment to Energy Policy and Conservation Act.
Sec. 241. Studies.
Sec. 242. Middle distillate monitoring program.
PART E-ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
Sec. 251. Adminstration.
TITLE III-GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 301. Funding for fiscal years 1979 and 1980.
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