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Act, as he may deem necessary to accomplish the purposes of this Act.
[42 U.S.C. 7294]
SEC. 705. (a) All orders, determinations, rules, regulations, permits, contracts, certificates, licenses, and privileges
(1) which have been issued, made, granted, or allowed to become effective by the President, any Federal department or agency or official thereof, or by a court of competent jurisdiction, in the performance of functions which are transferred under this Act to the Department or the Commission after the date of enactment of this Act, and
(2) which are in effect at the time this Act takes effect, shall continue in effect according to their terms until modified, terminated, superseded, set aside, or revoked in accordance with law by the President, the Secretary, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or other authorized officials, a court of competent jurisdiction, or by operation of law.
(b)(1) The provisions of this Act shall not affect any proceedings or any application for any license, permit, certificate, or financial assistance pending at the time this Act takes effect before any department, agency, commission, or component thereof, functions of which are transferred by this Act; but such proceedings and applications, to the extent that they relate to functions so transferred, shall be continued. Orders shall be issued in such proceedings, appeals shall be taken therefrom, and payments shall be made pursuant to such orders, as if this Act had not been enacted; and orders issued in any such proceedings shall continue in effect until modified, terminated, superseded, or revoked by a duly authorized official, by a court of competent jurisdiction, or by operation of law. Nothing in this subsection shall be deemed to prohibit the discontinuance or modification of any such proceeding under the same terms and conditions and to the same extent that such proceeding could have been discontinued or modified if this Act had not been enacted.
(2) The Secretary and the Commission are authorized to promulgate regulations providing for the orderly transfer of such proceedings to the Department or the Commission.
(c) Except as provided in subsection (e)—
(1) the provisions of this Act shall not affect suits commenced prior to the date this Act takes effect, and,
(2) in all such suits, proceedings shall be had, appeals taken, and judgments rendered in the same manner and effect as if this Act had not been enacted.
(d) No suit, action, or other proceeding commenced by or against any officer in his official capacity as an officer of any department or agency, functions of which are transferred by this Act, shall abate by reason of the enactment of this Act. No cause of action by or against any department or agency, functions of which are transferred by this Act, or by or against any officer thereof in his official capacity shall abate by reason of the enactment of this Act.
(e) If, before the date on which this Act takes effect, any department or agency, or officer thereof in his official capacity, is a party to a suit, and under this Act any function of such department, agency, or officer is transferred to the Secretary or any other official, then such suit shall be continued with the Secretary or other official, as the case may be, substituted.
[42 U.S.C. 7295]
SEC. 706. If any provision of this Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, neither the remainder of this Act nor the application of such provision to other persons or circumstances shall be affected thereby.
[42 U.S.C. 7296]
SEC. 707. With respect to any functions transferred by this Act and exercised after the effective date of this Act, reference in any other Federal law to any department, commission, or agency or any officer or office the functions of which are so transferred shall be deemed to refer to the Secretary, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or other official or component of the Department in which this Act vests such functions.
[42 U.S.C. 7297]
SEC. 708. Except as provided in title IV, nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to limit, curtail, abolish, or terminate any function of, or authority available to, the President which he had immediately before the effective date of this Act; or to limit, curtail, abolish, or terminate his authority to delegate, redelegate, or terminate any delegation of functions.
[42 U.S.C. 7298]
SEC. 709. (a) The Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974 is amended:
(1) by repealing sections 4, 9, 28, and 30;
(2) in section 7
(A) by striking out subsections (a) and (b) and redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (a);
(B) by striking out subsections (d), (e), (f), (g), and (h);
(C) by striking out "(i)(1)" and by striking out subparagraphs (A), (B), (C), (E), and (F) of subsection (i)(1) and redesignating subparagraph (D) of such subsection as subsection (b);
(D) by striking out, in the matter redesignated as subsection (b), "the rules, regulations, or orders described in paragraph (A)” and inserting in lieu thereof "any rule or regulation, or any order having the applicability and effect of a rule as defined in section 551(4) of title 5, United States Code, pursuant to this Act";
(E) by striking out, in such subsection, "paragraph (2) of this subsection" and inserting in lieu thereof "subsection (c)";
(F) by redesignating paragraph (2)(A) of subsection (i) as subsection (c) and by striking out subparagraph (B) of subsection (i)(2); and
(G) by striking out paragraph (3) of subsection (i) and by striking out subsections (j) and (k);
(3) in section 52(a)
(A) by striking out "and" at the end of paragraph (2);
(B) by striking out the period at the end of paragraph (3) and inserting in lieu thereof "; and"; and
(C) by adding after such paragraph (3) the following new paragraph:
"(4) the States to the extent required by the Natural Gas Act and the Federal Power Act."; and
(4) in section 55(b)
(A) by striking out "seven" and inserting in lieu thereof "six";
(B) by inserting "and" after "Federal Trade Commission:"; and
(C) by striking out "one shall be designated by the Chairman of the Federal Power Commission; and".
(b) The Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 is amended by repealing section 108.
(c)(1) The Atomic Energy Act of 1954 is amended by repealing section 26.
(2) Section 161(d) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 shall not apply to functions transferred by this Act.
(d) In section 509 (c)(6) and (e) of title 5 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1970, add "the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development," to those individuals and agencies with whom the Secretary of the Department of Energy must consult.
(e) The Energy Conservation Standards for New Buildings Act of 1976 is amended as follows:
(1) in section 304(c), by inserting "the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development," after "the Administrator,”; and
(2) in section 310, by inserting "Secretary of Housing and Urban Development," after "the Administrator,".
(f) The Rural Electrification Act of 1936 is amended by adding a new section 16 to title I thereof to read as follows:
"SEC. 16. In order to insure coordination of electric generation and transmission financing under this Act with the national energy policy, the Administrator in making or guaranteeing loans for the construction, operation, or enlargement of generating plants or electric transmission lines or systems, shall consider such general criteria consistent with the provisions of this Act as may be published by the Secretary of Energy.".
(g) Section 19(d)(1) of title 3, United States Code, is amended by inserting immediately before the period at the end thereof the following: ", Secretary of Energy".
SEC. 710. (a) Section 101 of title 5, United States Code is amended by adding at the end thereof the following:
"The Department of Energy.".
(b) Subsection (a) of section 5108 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking out "an aggregate of 2,754" and inserting in lieu thereof "an aggregate of 3,243".
(c) Section 5312 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following:
"(14) Secretary of Energy.".
(d) Paragraph (22) of section 5313 of title 5, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:
"(22) Deputy Secretary of Energy.".
(e) Section 5314 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking out, in paragraph (21), "Federal Power Commission" and by inserting in lieu thereof "Federal Energy Regulatory Commission", and by amending paragraph (60) to read as follows:
"(60) Under Secretary, Department of Energy".
(f) Section 5315 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking out, in paragraph (60), "Federal Power Commission" and inserting in lieu thereof "Federal Energy Regulatory Commission", by striking out paragraph 102, and by adding at the end of the section the following:
"(114) Assistant Secretaries of Energy (8).
"(115) General Counsel of the Department of Energy.
"(116) Administrator, Economic Regulatory Administration, Department of Energy.
"(117) Administrator, Energy Information Administration, Department of Energy.
"(118) Inspector General, Department of Energy.
"(119) Director, Office of Energy Research, Department of Energy.".
(g) Paragraphs (135) and (136) of section 5316 of title 5, United States Code, are amended to read as follows:
"(135) Deputy Inspector General, Department of Energy.
SEC. 711. With the consent of the appropriate department or agency head concerned, the Secretary is authorized to utilize the services of such officers, employees, and other personnel of the departments and agencies from which functions have been transferred to the Secretary for such period of time as may reasonably be needed to facilitate the orderly transfer of functions under this Act.
[42 U.S.C. 7299]
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION REPORT
SEC. 712. The Civil Service Commission shall, as soon as practicable but not later than one year after the effective date of this Act, prepare and transmit to the Congress a report on the effects on employees of the reorganization under this Act, which shall include
(1) an identification of any position within the Department or elsewhere in the executive branch, which it considers unnecessary due to consolidation of functions under this Act;
(2) a statement of the number of employees entitled to pay savings by reason of the reorganization under this Act;
(3) a statement of the number of employees who are voluntarily or involuntarily separated by reason of such reorganization;
(4) an estimate of the personnel costs associated with such reorganization;
(5) the effects of such reorganization on labor management relations; and
(6) such legislative and administrative recommendations for improvements in personnel management within the Department as the Commission considers necessary.
[42 U.S.C. 7300]
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS
SEC. 713. The transfer of functions under titles III and IV of this Act shall not affect the validity of any draft environmental impact statement published before the effective date of this Act.
[42 U.S.C. 7301]
TITLE VIII-ENERGY PLANNING
NATIONAL ENERGY POLICY PLAN
SEC. 801. (a) The President shall—
(1) prepare and submit to the Congress a proposed National Energy Policy Plan (hereinafter in this title referred to as a "proposed Plan") as provided in subsection (b);
(2) seek the active participation by regional, State, and local agencies and instrumentalities and the private sector through public hearings in cities and rural communities and other appropriate means to insure that the views and proposals of all segments of the economy are taken into account in the formulation and review of such proposed Plan;
(3) include within the proposed Plan a comprehensive summary of data pertaining to all fuel and energy needs of persons residing in
(A) areas outside standard metropolitan statistical areas; and
(B) areas within standard metropolitan statistical areas which are unincorporated or are specified by the Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce, as rural areas. (b) Not later than April 1, 1979, and biennially thereafter, the President shall transmit to the Congress the proposed Plan. Such proposed Plan shall
(1) consider and establish energy production, utilization, and conservation objectives, for periods of five and ten years, necessary to satisfy projected energy needs of the United States to meet the requirements of the general welfare of the people of the United States and the commercial and industrial life of the Nation, paying particular attention to the needs for full em