2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 134 - Energy Policy (Sections 13201 - 13574)
Subchapter VIII - Reduction of Oil Vulnerability (Sections 13401 - 13438)
Part B - Oil and Gas Demand Reduction and Substitution (Sections 13431 - 13438)
Sec. 13438 - Telecommuting study

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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 VIII - REDUCTION OF OIL VULNERABILITY
Part B - Oil and Gas Demand Reduction and Substitution
Sec. 13438 - Telecommuting study
Containssection 13438
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 102-486, title XX, §2028, Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3067.
Statutes at Large Reference106 Stat. 3067
Public and Private LawPublic Law 102-486

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42 U.S.C. § 13438 (2014)

§13438. Telecommuting study

(a) Study

The Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of Transportation, shall conduct a study of the potential costs and benefits to the energy and transportation sectors of telecommuting. The study shall include—

(1) an estimation of the amount and type of reduction of commuting by form of transportation type and numbers of commuters;

(2) an estimation of the potential number of lives saved;

(3) an estimation of the reduction in environmental pollution, in consultation with the Environmental Protection Agency;

(4) an estimation of the amount and type of reduction of energy use and savings by form of transportation type; and

(5) an estimation of the social impact of widespread use of telecommuting.

(b) Report to Congress

This study shall be completed no more than one hundred and eighty days after October 24, 1992. A report, summarizing the results of the study, shall be transmitted to the United States House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate no more than sixty days after completion of this study.

(Pub. L. 102–486, title XX, §2028, Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3067.)

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