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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

101 STAT. 1244

PUBLIC LAW 100-180—DEC. 4, 1987

(b) BUDGET CATEGORIES.—The programs, projects, and activities described in subsection (a) shall be included in the budget for general science and research activities of the Department of Energy, except that any programs, projects, and activities that directly support and directly benefit the defense activities of the Department shall be included in the budget for atomic energy defense activities of the Department of Energy.

Mh: Contracts.

SEC. 3147. COST-SHARING AGREEMENTS

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(a) PERMITTED PROVISIONS.—The director of each national laboratory of the Department of Energy that is participating in the Initiative or the contractor operating any such national laboratory, in carrying out programs under a contract with the Department of Energy, may include in any research and development agreement entered into with a domestic firm in connection with such Initiative a cooperative provision for the domestic firm to pay a portion of the cost of the research and development activities. (b) LIMITATIONS.—(1) Not more than an amount equal to 1 percent of any national laboratory's annual budget shall be received from nonappropriated funds derived from contracts entered into under the Initiative in any fiscal year, except to the extent approved in advance by the Secretary of Energy. (2) No Department of Energy national laboratory may receive more than $10,000,000 of nonappropriated funds under any cooperative research and development agreement entered into under this ,t\3? rsaB:; subsection in connection with the Initiative, except to the extent approved in advance by the Secretary of Energy. 15 USC 4628.

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SEC. 3148. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OVERSIGHT OF COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS RELATING TO THE INITIATIVE (a) PROVISIONS RELATING TO DISAPPROVAL AND MODIFICATION OF

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15 USC 4629.

AGREEMENTS.—If the Secretary of Energy desires an opportunity to disapprove or require the modification of any agreement under section 3147, the agreement shall provide a 90-day period within which such action may be taken, beginning on the date the agreement is submitted to the Secretary. (h) RECORD OF AGREEMENTS.—Each national laboratory shall maintain a record of all agreements entered into under this section. SEC. 3149. AVOIDANCE OF DUPLICATION

In carrying out the Initiative, the Secretary of Energy shall ensure that unnecessary duplicative research is not performed at the research facilities (including the national laboratories of the Department of Energy) that are participating in the Initiative. 15 USC 4630.

a: 15 USC 4631.

SEC. 3150. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

There is authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Energy for fiscal year 1988 the sum of $25,000,000 for general ' r-A science and research activities of the Department of Energy under the Initiative. - ^ > >, * < SEC. 3151. TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

(a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary of Energy shall adopt procedures to provide for timely and efficient transfer of semiconductor technology developed under the Initiative pursuant to applicable laws. Executive orders, and regulations. (b) PLAN FOR COMMERCIALIZATION ENHANCEMENT.—(1) Not later than one year after the date on which funds are first appropriated to