§ 2501 Congressional findings and policy
§ 2502 Definitions
§ 2503 Duties of Secretary of Energy
§ 2504 Coordination between Secretary of Energy and other agencies
§ 2505 Research and development
§ 2506 Demonstrations
§ 2507 Contracts
§ 2508 Encouragement and protection of small business
§ 2509 Loan guarantees
§ 2510 Use of electric and hybrid vehicles by Federal agencies
§ 2511 Patents
§ 2512 Studies
§ 2514 Authorization for appropriations

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 15 > Chapter 52

  • advanced electric or hybrid vehicle: means a vehicle which--

    (A) minimizes the total amount of energy to be consumed with respect to its fabrication, operation, and disposal, and represents a substantial improvement over existing electric and hybrid vehicles with respect to the total amount of energy so consumed. See

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • commerce: means interstate, foreign, or intrastate commerce. See
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture. See
  • hybrid vehicle: means a vehicle propelled by a combination of an electric motor and an internal combustion engine or other power source and components thereof. See
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • project: means the Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Research, Development, and Demonstration Project established under section 2503(a) of this title. See
  • promotion: means any action taken by the Board, pursuant to this chapter, to present a favorable image of pecans to the public with the express intent of improving the competitive position of pecans in the marketplace and stimulating sales of pecans, including paid advertising. See
  • Public debt: Cumulative amounts borrowed by the Treasury Department or the Federal Financing Bank from the public or from another fund or account. The public debt does not include agency debt (amounts borrowed by other agencies of the Federal Government). The total public debt is subject to a statutory limit.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • research: means any type of test, study, or analysis designed to advance the image, desirability, usage, marketability, production, product development, or quality of pecans. See
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Agriculture. See
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: means any of the several States, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • United States: means collectively the several States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See