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EFFECTIVE DATE AND INTERIM APPOINTMENTS
Sec. 312. (a) This Act shall take effect one hundred and twenty days after the date of its enactment, or on such earlier date as the President may prescribe and publish in the Federal Register; except that any of the officers provided for in title I of this Act may be nominated and appointed, as provided by this Act, at any time after the date of enactment of this Act. Funds available to any department or agency (or any official or component thereof), any functions of which are transferred to the Administrator and the Commission by this Act, may, with the approval of the President, be used to pay the compensation and expenses of any officer appointed pursuant to this subsection until such time as funds for that purpose are otherwise available.
(b) In the event that any officer required by this Act to be appointed by and with the advice and consent of the Senate shall not have entered upon office on the effective date of this Act, the President may designate any officer, whose appointment was required to be made by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and who was such an officer immediately prior to the effective date of this Act, to act in such office until the office is filled as provided in this Act. While so acting, such persons shall receive compensation at the rates provided by this Act for the respective offices in which they act.
TITLE IV-SEX DISCRIMINATION
SEX DISCRIMINATION PROHIBITED
Sec. 401. No person shall on the ground of sex be excluded from participation in, be denied a license under, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity carried on or receiving Federal assistance under any title of this Act. This provision will be enforced through agency provisions and rules similar to those already established, with respect to racial and other discrimination, under title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. However, this remedy is not exclusive and will not prejudice or cut off any other legal remedies available to a discriminatee.
Approved October 11, 1974.
House Reports: No. 93-707 (Comm. on Government Operations) and
No. 93-1445 (Comm. of Conference). Senate Report No. 93–980 accompanying S. 2744 (Comm. on Govern
ment Operations). Congressional Record :
Vol. 119 (1973): Dec. 19, considered and passed House.
in lieu of S. 2744, Oct. 9, House agreed to conference report.
Oct. 10, Senate agreed to conference report. Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents :
Vol. 10, No. 41 (1974): Oct. 11, Presidential statement.
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ORGANIZATION ACT
tion of energy functions within the Federal Government in order to secure
Aug. 4, 1977
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may Department of be cited as the “Department of Energy Organization Act”.
Organization Act. TABLE OF CONTENTS
42 USC 7101
Sec. 301. General transfers.
TITLE IV-FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION
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