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lished pursuant to section 1008 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (Public Law 94–580), and any applicable State or regional waste management plan.

(d) (1) The Administrator shall establish such guidelines as he deems necessary for purposes of obtaining pertinent information from municipalities receiving funding under this section. These guidelines shall include but not be limited to methods of assessment and evaluaton of projects authorized under this section. Such assessments and evaluations shall be presented by the Administrator to the House Committee on Science and Technology and the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources upon the request of either such committee.

(2) The Administrator shall annually submit a report to the Congress concerning the actions taken or not taken by the Administrator under this section during the preceding fiscal year, and including but not limited to (A) a scussion the status of each demonstration facility and related facilities financed under this section, including progress made in the development of such facilities, and the expected or actual production from each such facility including byproduct production therefrom, and the distribution of such products and byproducts, (B) a statement of the financial condition of each such demonstration facility, (C) data concerning the environmental, community, and health and safety impacts of each such facility and the actions taken or planned to prevent or mitigate such impacts, (D) the administrative and other costs incurred by the Administrator and other Federal agencies in carrying out this program, and (E) such other data as may be helpful in keeping Congress and the public fully and currently informed about the program authorized by this section.

(3) The annual reports required by this subsection shall be a part of the annual report required by section 15 of this Act, except that the matters required to be reported by this subsection shall be clearly set out and identified in such annual reports. Such reports shall be transmitted to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the House Committee on Science and Technology and to the President of the Senate and the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

(e) No part of the program authorized by this section shall be transferred to any other agency or authority, except pursuant to Act of Congress enacted after the date of the enactment of this section.

(f) Nothing in this section shall be construed as abrogating any obligations of any municipality receiving financial assistance pursuant to this section to comply with Federal and State environmental, land use, water, and health and safety laws and regulations or to obtain applicable Federal and State permits, licenses, and certificates.

ENERGY TAX ACT OF 1978

ENERGY TAX ACT OF 1978

An Act

Nov. 9, 1978 (H.R. 5263)

To provide tax incentives for the production and conservation of energy, and for

other purposes.

Energy Tax Act
of 1978
Bicycle parts,
duty suspension.
19 USC 1202
app.

26 USC 1 pole.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) item 912.05 of the Appendix to the Tariff Schedules of the United States (19 U.S.C. 1202) is amended

(1) by inserting", and parts thereof immediately after “Generator lighting sets for bicycles"; and

(2) by striking out “12/31/76” and inserting in lieu thereof

"6/30/80”.
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; ETC.

(a) SHORT TITLE.—This Act may be cited as the "Energy Tax Act of 1978”.

(b) AMENDMENT OF 1954 CODE.—Except as otherwise expressly prorided, whenever in this Act an amendment or repeal is expressed in terms of an amendment to, or repeal of, a section or other provision, the reference shall be considered to be made to a section or other provision of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954.

(c) TABLE OF CONTEXTS.

26 USC 1.

Sec. 1. Short utle; etc.

TITLE I-RESIDENTIAL ENERGY CREDIT

Sec. 101. Residential energy credit.

TITLE II—TRANSPORTATION

PART 1- GAB GUZZLE TA

Sec. 201. Gas guzzler tar.

PART II–MOTOR Funs
Sec. 221. Exemption from motor fuels excise taxes for certain alcohol fuels
Sec. 222. Denial of credit or refund for nonbusiness Donbighway use of gasoline,

special motor fuels, and lubricating oil

PART III—Provisions RELATED 10 Buses
Sec. 231. Removal of excise tax on buses.
Sec. 232. Removal of excise tax on bus parta
Sec. 233. Removal of excise tax on fuel, oll, and tires used in connection with

Intercity, local, and school buses.

PART IV–INCENTIVES FOB VAN POOLING
Sec. 241. Full investment credit for certalo commuter vehicles.
Sec. 242. Exclusion from gross income of value of qualified transportation pro-

vided by employer.
TITLE III-CHANGES IN BUSINESS INVESTMENT CREDIT TO ENCOUR-
AGE CONSERVATION OF, OR CONVERSION FROM, OIL AND GAS OR TO

ENCOURAGE NEW ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
Sec. 301. Changes in business lovestment credit.

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