2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 134 - Energy Policy (Sections 13201 - 13574)
Subchapter IV - Electric Motor Vehicles (Sections 13271 - 13296)
Part B - Electric Motor Vehicle Infrastructure and Support Systems Development Program (Sections 13291 - 13296)
Sec. 13293 - Protection of proprietary information

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 134 - ENERGY POLICY
SUBCHAPTER IV - ELECTRIC MOTOR VEHICLES
Part B - Electric Motor Vehicle Infrastructure and Support Systems Development Program
Sec. 13293 - Protection of proprietary information
Containssection 13293
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 102-486, title VI, §623, Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 2904.
Statutes at Large Reference106 Stat. 2904
Public and Private LawPublic Law 102-486

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42 U.S.C. § 13293 (2014)

§13293. Protection of proprietary information

(a) In general

In the case of activities, including joint venture activities, under this subchapter, and in the case of any existing or future activities, including joint venture activities, related primarily to battery technology for electric motor vehicles under other provisions of law, where the knowledge resulting from research and development activities conducted pursuant to such activities, including joint venture activities, is for the benefit of the participants (particularly domestic companies) that provide financial resources to a project under this subchapter, the Secretary, for a period of up to 5 years after the development of information that—

(1) results from research and development activities conducted under this subchapter; and

(2) would be a trade secret or commercial or financial information that is privileged or confidential if the information had been obtained from a participant,


shall, notwithstanding any other provision of law, provide appropriate protections against the dissemination of such information to the public, and the provisions of section 1905 of title 18 shall apply to such information. Nothing in this subsection provides protections against the dissemination of such information to Congress.

(b) "Domestic companies" defined

For purposes of subsection (a) of this section, the term "domestic companies" means entities which are substantially involved in the United States in the domestic production of motor vehicles for sale in the United States and have a substantial percentage of their production facilities in the United States.

(Pub. L. 102–486, title VI, §623, Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 2904.)

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