United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Dec 15, 2019
The term “comprehensive energy plan” means a comprehensive energy plan prepared and updated under subsections (c) and (e) of section 1492 of this title.
The term “energy action plan” means the plan required by subsection (d).
The term “Freely Associated States” means the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau.
The term “insular areas” means American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands.
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior, except that, with respect to Puerto Rico, the term means, the Secretary of Energy.
The term “team” means the team established by the Secretary under subsection (b).
In establishing the team, the Secretary shall consider including regional utility organizations.
Not later than 1 year after the date on which the Secretary establishes the team and annually thereafter, the team shall submit to the Secretary a report detailing progress made in fulfilling its charge and in implementing the energy action plan.
Not later than 30 days after the date on which the Secretary receives a report submitted by the team under subsection (e), the Secretary shall submit to the appropriate committees of Congress a summary of the report of the team.
The energy action plan shall not be implemented until the Secretary approves the energy action plan.