2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 134 - Energy Policy (Sections 13201 - 13574)
Subchapter VII - Global Climate Change (Sections 13381 - 13389)
Sec. 13383 - Director of Climate Protection

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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
Sec. 13383 - Director of Climate Protection
Containssection 13383
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Source CreditPub. L. 102-486, title XVI, §1603, Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3001.
Statutes at Large References104 Stat. 3096
106 Stat. 3001
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 101-606, Public Law 102-486

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42 U.S.C. § 13383 (2014)

§13383. Director of Climate Protection

Within 6 months after October 24, 1992, the Secretary shall establish, within the Department of Energy, a Director of Climate Protection (in this section referred to as the "Director"). The Director shall—

(1) in the absence of the Secretary, serve as the Secretary's representative for interagency and multilateral policy discussions of global climate change, including the activities of the Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences as established by the Global Change Research Act of 1990 (Public Law 101–606) [15 U.S.C. 2921 et seq.] and the Policy Coordinating Committee Working Group on Climate Change;

(2) monitor, in cooperation with other Federal agencies, domestic and international policies for their effects on the generation of greenhouse gases; and

(3) have the authority to participate in the planning activities of relevant Department of Energy programs.

(Pub. L. 102–486, title XVI, §1603, Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3001.)


The Global Change Research Act of 1990, referred to in par. (1), is Pub. L. 101–606, Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3096, which is classified generally to chapter 56A (§2921 et seq.) of Title 15, Commerce and Trade. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2921 of Title 15 and Tables.

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