US (United States) Code. Title 30. Chapter 18: Coal research and development

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30 USC CHAPTER 18 - COAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 01/06/03

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TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING

CHAPTER 18 - COAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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CHAPTER 18 - COAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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Sec.

661. Definitions.

662. Office of Coal Research; powers and duties.

663. Advisory committees.

(a) Minutes of meetings.

(b) Availability of minutes or reports.

(c) Compensation; travel expenses.

(d) Exemption from conflict-of-interest statutes.

664. Director of Coal Research; appointment.

665. Sites for conducting research; availability of

personnel and facilities.

666. Public-availability requirement; national defense;

patent agreements.

667. Reports to President and Congress.

668. Authorization of appropriations.

(a) Fiscal year beginning July 1, 1960.

(b) Fiscal years beginning after June 30, 1961.

(c) Availability of sums.

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CHAPTER REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This chapter is referred to in title 42 section 5814.

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30 USC Sec. 661 01/06/03

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TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING

CHAPTER 18 - COAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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Sec. 661. Definitions

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As used in this chapter

(a) The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Interior.

(b) The term "research" means scientific, technical, and economic

research and the practical application of that research.

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(Pub. L. 86-599, Sec. 1, July 7, 1960, 74 Stat. 336.)

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Functions of Secretary of the Interior, Department of the

Interior, and officers components of such Department relating to or

utilized by Office of Coal Research transferred to Administrator of

Energy Research and Development Administration by section 5814 of

Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. Energy Research and

Development Administration was terminated and functions vested by

law in Administrator thereof transferred to Secretary of Energy

(unless otherwise specifically provided) by sections 7151(a) and

7293 of Title 42.

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30 USC Sec. 662 01/06/03

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TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING

CHAPTER 18 - COAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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Sec. 662. Office of Coal Research; powers and duties

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The Secretary shall establish within the Department of the

Interior an Office of Coal Research, and through such Office shall

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(1) develop through research, new and more efficient methods of

mining, preparing, and utilizing coal;

(2) contract for, sponsor, cosponsor, and promote the

coordination of, research with recognized interested groups,

including but not limited to, coal trade associations, coal

research associations, educational institutions, and agencies of

States and political subdivisions of States;

(3) establish technical advisory committees composed of

recognized experts in various aspects of coal research to assist

in the examination and evaluation of research progress and of all

research proposals and contracts and to insure the avoidance of

duplication of research; and

(4) cooperate to the fullest extent possible with other

departments, agencies, and independent establishments of the

Federal Government and with State governments, and with all other

interested agencies, governmental and nongovernmental.

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(Pub. L. 86-599, Sec. 2, July 7, 1960, 74 Stat. 336.)

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

See note set out under section 661 of this title.

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TERMINATION OF ADVISORY COMMITTEES

Advisory committees in existence on Jan. 5, 1973, to terminate

not later than the expiration of the 2-year period following Jan.

5, 1973, unless, in the case of a committee established by the

President or an officer of the Federal Government, such committee

is renewed by appropriate action prior to the expiration of such

2-year period, or in the case of a committee established by the

Congress, its duration is otherwise provided by law. Advisory

committees established after Jan. 5, 1973, to terminate not later

than the expiration of the 2-year period beginning on the date of

their establishment, unless, in the case of a committee established

by the President or an officer of the Federal Government, such

committee is renewed by appropriate action prior to the expiration

of such 2-year period, or in the case of a committee established by

the Congress, its duration is otherwise provided by law. See

section 14 of Pub. L. 92-463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 776, set out

in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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30 USC Sec. 663 01/06/03

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TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING

CHAPTER 18 - COAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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Sec. 663. Advisory committees

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(a) Minutes of meetings

Any advisory committee appointed under the provisions of this

chapter shall keep minutes of each meeting, which shall contain as

a minimum (1) the name of each person attending such meeting, (2) a

copy of the agenda, and (3) a record of all votes or polls taken

during the meeting.

(b) Availability of minutes or reports

A copy of any such minutes or of any report made by any such

committee after final action has been taken thereon by the

Secretary shall be available to the public upon request and payment

of the cost of furnishing such copy.

(c) Compensation; travel expenses

Members of any advisory committee appointed from private life

under authority of this section shall each receive $50 per diem

when engaged in the actual performance of their duties as a member

of such advisory committee. Such members shall also be entitled to

travel expenses and per diem in lieu of subsistence at the rates

authorized by section 5703 of title 5 for all persons employed

intermittently as consultants or experts receiving compensation on

a per diem basis.

(d) Exemption from conflict-of-interest statutes

Service by an individual as a member of such an advisory

committee shall not subject him to the provisions of section 1914

of title 18, or, except with respect to a particular matter which

directly involves the Office of Coal Research or in which the

Office of Coal Research is directly interested, to the provisions

of sections 281, 283, or 284 of title 18 or of section 190 of the

Revised Statutes (5 U.S.C. 99).

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(Pub. L. 86-599, Sec. 3, July 7, 1960, 74 Stat. 336.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

Sections 281, 283, 284, and 1914 of title 18, referred to in

subsec. (d), were repealed by Pub. L. 87-849, Sec. 2, Oct. 23,

1962, 76 Stat. 1126, "except as they [sections 281 and 283] may

apply to retired officers of the armed forces of the United

States", and were supplanted by sections 203, 205, 207, and 209,

respectively, of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure. For

further details, see Exemptions note set out under section 203 of

Title 18.

Section 190 of the Revised Statutes, referred to in subsec. (d),

was repealed by Pub. L. 87-849, Sec. 3, Oct. 23, 1962, 76 Stat.

1126. See section 207 of Title 18.

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CODIFICATION

In subsec. (c), "section 5703 of title 5" substituted for

"section 73b-2 of title 5" on authority of Pub. L. 89-554, Sec.

7(b), Sept, 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 631, the first section of which

enacted Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

See note set out under section 661 of this title.

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TERMINATION OF ADVISORY COMMITTEES

Advisory committees in existence on Jan. 5, 1973, to terminate

not later than the expiration of the 2-year period following Jan.

5, 1973, unless, in the case of a committee established by the

President or an officer of the Federal Government, such committee

is renewed by appropriate action prior to the expiration of such

2-year period, or in the case of a committee established by the

Congress, its duration is otherwise provided by law. Advisory

committees established after Jan. 5, 1973, to terminate not later

than the expiration of the 2-year period beginning on the date of

their establishment, unless, in the case of a committee established

by the President or an officer of the Federal Government, such

committee is renewed by appropriate action prior to the expiration

of such 2-year period, or in the case of a committee established by

the Congress, its duration is otherwise provided by law. See

section 14 of Pub. L. 92-463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 776, set out

in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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30 USC Sec. 664 01/06/03

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TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING

CHAPTER 18 - COAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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Sec. 664. Director of Coal Research; appointment

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The Secretary may appoint a Director of Coal Research without

regard to the provisions of the civil service laws, or chapter 51

and subchapter III of chapter 53 of title 5.

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(Pub. L. 86-599, Sec. 4 (part), July 7, 1960, 74 Stat. 336.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The civil service laws, referred to in text, are set forth in

Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. See, particularly,

section 3301 et seq. of Title 5.

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CODIFICATION

"Chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of title 5"

substituted in text for "the Classification Act of 1949, as

amended" on authority of Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 7(b), Sept. 6, 1966,

80 Stat. 631, the first section of which enacted Title 5,

Government Organization and Employees.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

See note set out under section 661 of this title.

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COMPENSATION OF DIRECTOR

The annual rate of basic compensation of the Director was

established at $17,500 by section 107(a)(23) of act July 31, 1956,

ch. 804, title I, as added by Pub. L. 86-599, Sec. 4, July 7, 1960,

74 Stat. 336. Section 301 of Pub. L. 87-367, title III, Oct. 4,

1961, 75 Stat. 792, repealed section 107(a)(23) of act July 31,

1956, and section 304 of Pub. L. 87-367 directed that the position

of Director shall be placed in the appropriate grade of the General

Schedule of the Classification Act of 1949, as amended (see chapter

51 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees).

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30 USC Sec. 665 01/06/03

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TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING

CHAPTER 18 - COAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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Sec. 665. Sites for conducting research; availability of personnel

and facilities

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Research authorized by this chapter may be conducted wherever

suitable personnel and facilities are available.

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(Pub. L. 86-599, Sec. 5, July 7, 1960, 74 Stat. 337.)

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30 USC Sec. 666 01/06/03

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TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING

CHAPTER 18 - COAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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Sec. 666. Public-availability requirement; national defense; patent

agreements

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No research shall be carried out, contracted for, sponsored,

cosponsored, or authorized under authority of this chapter, unless

all information, uses, products, processes, patents, and other

developments resulting from such research will (with such

exceptions and limitations, if any, as the Secretary may find to be

necessary in the interest of national defense) be available to the

general public. Whenever in the estimation of the Secretary the

purposes of this chapter would be furthered through the use of

patented processes or equipment, the Secretary is authorized to

enter into such agreements as he deems necessary for the

acquisition or use of such patents on reasonable terms and

conditions.

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(Pub. L. 86-599, Sec. 6, July 7, 1960, 74 Stat. 337.)

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in title 35 section 210.

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30 USC Sec. 667 01/06/03

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TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING

CHAPTER 18 - COAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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Sec. 667. Reports to President and Congress

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The Secretary shall submit to the President and the Congress, on

or before February 15 of each year, beginning with the year 1961, a

comprehensive report concerning activities under the authority of

this chapter, including information on all research projects

conducted, sponsored, or cosponsored under the authority of this

chapter during the preceding year.

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(Pub. L. 86-599, Sec. 7, July 7, 1960, 74 Stat. 337.)

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TERMINATION OF REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of provisions in this

section relating to requirement to submit annual report to

Congress, see section 3003 of Pub. L. 104-66, as amended, set out

as a note under section 1113 of Title 31, Money and Finance, and

page 88 of House Document No. 103-7.

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30 USC Sec. 668 01/06/03

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TITLE 30 - MINERAL LANDS AND MINING

CHAPTER 18 - COAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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Sec. 668. Authorization of appropriations

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(a) Fiscal year beginning July 1, 1960

There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money

in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to remain available

until expended, not to exceed $2,000,000 to be used to carry out

the purposes of this chapter for the fiscal year beginning July 1,

1960.

(b) Fiscal years beginning after June 30, 1961

There are hereby authorized to be appropriated for each fiscal

year beginning after June 30, 1961, such sums as may be necessary

to carry out the purposes of this chapter.

(c) Availability of sums

Sums appropriated to carry out the purposes of this chapter shall

remain available until expended.

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(Pub. L. 86-599, Sec. 8, July 7, 1960, 74 Stat. 337.)

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