S 892

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 892

To establish the Department of Energy and the Environment, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 5, 2011

Mr. BURR (for himself, Mr. DEMINT, Mr. ENZI, Mr. THUNE, Mr. MCCAIN, Mr. COATS, Mr. SHELBY, Mr. BARRASSO, Mr. BLUNT, Mr. BOOZMAN, Mr. COCHRAN, Mrs. HUTCHISON, Mr. VITTER, Mr. HATCH, Mr. JOHNSON of Wisconsin, and Mr. LEE) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs


A BILL

To establish the Department of Energy and the Environment, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--MISSION AND GOALS

TITLE II--ESTABLISHMENT OF DEPARTMENT

TITLE III--TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

TITLE IV--FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION

TITLE V--ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND JUDICIAL REVIEW

TITLE VI--ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

Subtitle A--Personnel Provisions

Subtitle B--General Administrative Provisions

TITLE VII--TRANSITIONAL, SAVINGS, AND CONFORMING PROVISIONS

TITLE VIII--ENERGY PLANNING

TITLE IX--ELIMINATION OR REDUCTION OF CERTAIN PROGRAMS

Subtitle A--Energy Programs

Subtitle B--Environmental Programs

TITLE X--EFFECTIVE DATE AND INTERIM APPOINTMENTS

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

TITLE I--MISSION AND GOALS

SEC. 101. MISSION.

SEC. 102. GOALS.

SEC. 103. RELATIONSHIP WITH STATES.

TITLE II--ESTABLISHMENT OF DEPARTMENT

SEC. 201. ESTABLISHMENT.

SEC. 202. PRINCIPAL OFFICERS.

SEC. 203. ASSISTANT SECRETARIES.

SEC. 204. OTHER OFFICERS.

SEC. 205. FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION.

SEC. 206. ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION.

SEC. 207. COMPTROLLER GENERAL FUNCTIONS.

SEC. 208. OFFICE OF SCIENCE.

SEC. 209. ESTABLISHMENT OF POLICY FOR NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION.

SEC. 210. ESTABLISHMENT OF SECURITY, COUNTERINTELLIGENCE, AND INTELLIGENCE POLICIES.

SEC. 211. OFFICE OF INTELLIGENCE AND COUNTERINTELLIGENCE.

SEC. 212. OFFICE OF INDIAN ENERGY POLICY AND PROGRAMS.

TITLE III--TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

SEC. 301. TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS.

SEC. 302. POWER ADMINISTRATIONS.

TITLE IV--FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION

SEC. 401. APPOINTMENT AND ADMINISTRATION.

SEC. 402. JURISDICTION OF COMMISSION.

SEC. 403. INITIATION OF RULEMAKING PROCEEDINGS BEFORE COMMISSION.

SEC. 404. REFERRAL OF OTHER RULEMAKING PROCEEDINGS TO COMMISSION.

SEC. 405. RIGHT OF SECRETARY TO INTERVENE IN COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS.

SEC. 406. REORGANIZATION.

SEC. 407. ACCESS TO INFORMATION.

TITLE V--ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND JUDICIAL REVIEW

SEC. 501. PROCEDURES.

SEC. 502. JUDICIAL REVIEW.

SEC. 503. REMEDIAL ORDERS.

SEC. 504. REQUESTS FOR ADJUSTMENTS.

SEC. 505. REVIEW AND EFFECT.

TITLE VI--ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

Subtitle A--Personnel Provisions

SEC. 601. OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.

SEC. 602. SENIOR POSITIONS.

SEC. 603. EXPERTS AND CONSULTANTS.

SEC. 604. ADVISORY COMMITTEES.

Subtitle B--General Administrative Provisions

SEC. 611. GENERAL AUTHORITY.

SEC. 612. DELEGATION.

SEC. 613. REORGANIZATION.

SEC. 614. RULES.

SEC. 615. SUBPOENA.

SEC. 616. CONTRACTS.

SEC. 617. ACQUISITION AND MAINTENANCE OF PROPERTY.

SEC. 618. FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION.

SEC. 619. USE OF FACILITIES.

SEC. 620. FIELD OFFICES.

SEC. 621. COPYRIGHTS.

SEC. 622. CAPITAL FUND.

SEC. 623. SEAL OF DEPARTMENT.

SEC. 624. REGIONAL ENERGY ADVISORY BOARDS.

SEC. 625. DESIGNATION OF CONSERVATION OFFICERS.

SEC. 626. ANNUAL REPORT.

SEC. 627. TRANSFER OF FUNDS.

SEC. 628. GUARDS FOR STRATEGIC PETROLEUM RESERVE FACILITIES.

SEC. 629. TRESPASS ON STRATEGIC PETROLEUM RESERVE FACILITIES.

SEC. 630. ANNUAL ASSESSMENT AND REPORT ON VULNERABILITY OF FACILITIES TO TERRORIST ATTACK.

TITLE VII--TRANSITIONAL, SAVINGS, AND CONFORMING PROVISIONS

SEC. 701. TRANSFER AND ALLOCATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS AND PERSONNEL.

SEC. 702. EFFECT ON PERSONNEL.

SEC. 703. AGENCY TERMINATIONS.

SEC. 704. INCIDENTAL TRANSFERS.

SEC. 705. SAVINGS PROVISIONS.

SEC. 706. REFERENCE.

SEC. 707. PRESIDENTIAL AUTHORITY.

SEC. 708. TRANSITION.

SEC. 709. ADMINISTRATIVE AMENDMENTS.

SEC. 710. DIRECTOR OF OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT REPORT.

SEC. 711. INVESTIGATIONS AND REPORTS ON DUPLICATIVE PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 712. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.

SEC. 713. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

TITLE VIII--ENERGY PLANNING

SEC. 801. NATIONAL ENERGY POLICY PLAN.

SEC. 802. CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW.

TITLE IX--ELIMINATION OR REDUCTION OF CERTAIN PROGRAMS

Subtitle A--Energy Programs

SEC. 901. ELIMINATION OF GRANTS TO STATES FOR ENERGY CONSERVATION AND WEATHERIZATION.

SEC. 902. REDUCTION OF DEPARTMENT FUNDING FOR ENERGY TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT.

SEC. 903. PROHIBITION ON REFURBISHMENT OF THE LOS ALAMOS NEUTRON SCIENCE CENTER (LANSCE).

SEC. 904. REPEAL OF ULTRA-DEEPWATER AND UNCONVENTIONAL NATURAL GAS AND OTHER PETROLEUM RESOURCES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.

SEC. 905. REDUCTION IN FOSSIL ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT.

SEC. 906. ADMINISTRATIVE EFFICIENCY INITIATIVE.

SEC. 907. DO NOT PAY FRAUD PREVENTION ACTIVITIES.

Subtitle B--Environmental Programs

SEC. 911. STATE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL REVOLVING FUNDS.

SEC. 912. STATE DRINKING WATER REVOLVING FUNDS.

SEC. 913. PERFORMANCE PARTNERSHIP GRANTS.

SEC. 914. POLLUTION CONTROL PROGRAMS.

SEC. 915. NONPOINT SOURCE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS.

SEC. 916. TARGETED WATERSHED GRANTS.

SEC. 917. U.S.-MEXICO BORDER WATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM.

SEC. 918. TRIBAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS.

SEC. 919. PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SUPERVISION PROGRAM.

SEC. 920. UNDERGROUND INJECTION CONTROL PROGRAM.

SEC. 921. TERMINATION OF DIESEL EMISSIONS REDUCTION GRANTS.

SEC. 922. TERMINATION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT CLIMATE CHANGE GRANTS.

SEC. 923. TERMINATION OF TARGETED AIRSHED GRANTS.

SEC. 924. TERMINATION OF TARGETED WATER INFRASTRUCTURE GRANTS.

SEC. 925. REDUCTION IN FUNDING FOR HOMELAND SECURITY ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 926. REDUCTION IN FUNDING FOR GREAT LAKES INITIATIVE.

SEC. 927. REDUCTION IN FUNDING FOR NONPOINT SOURCE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM GRANTS.

SEC. 928. SAVINGS THROUGH MAINTENANCE AGREEMENTS FOR CAPITAL EQUIPMENT.

SEC. 929. SAVINGS THROUGH ELECTRONIC EMISSIONS REPORTING.

SEC. 930. SAVINGS THROUGH REDUCING TRAVEL COSTS THROUGH VIDEOCONFERENCING.

TITLE X--EFFECTIVE DATE AND INTERIM APPOINTMENTS

SEC. 1001. EFFECTIVE DATE.

SEC. 1002. INTERIM APPOINTMENTS.

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