U.S Code last checked for updates: Jun 12, 2024
§ 6364.
Operation of battery recharging stations in parking areas used by Federal employees
(1)
Authorization
(A)
In general
(B)
Areas under other Federal agencies
(C)
Use of vendors
(2)
Imposition of fees to cover costs
(A)
Fees
(B)
Deposit and availability of fees
Any fees collected by the Administrator of General Services or the Federal agency, as the case may be, under this paragraph shall be—
(i)
deposited monthly in the Treasury to the credit of the respective agency’s appropriations account for the operations of the building where the battery recharging station is located; and
(ii)
available for obligation without further appropriation during—
(I)
the fiscal year collected; and
(II)
the fiscal year following the fiscal year collected.
(3)
No effect on existing programs for House and Senate
Nothing in this subsection affects the installation, construction, operation, or maintenance of battery recharging stations by the Architect of the Capitol—
(A)
under section 2171 of title 2, relating to employees of the House of Representatives and individuals authorized to park in any parking area under the jurisdiction of the House of Representatives on the Capitol Grounds; or
(B)
under section 2170 of title 2, relating to employees of the Senate and individuals authorized to park in any parking area under the jurisdiction of the Senate on the Capitol Grounds.
(4)
No effect on similar authorities
Nothing in this subsection—
(A)
repeals or limits any existing authorities of a Federal agency to install, construct, operate, or maintain battery recharging stations; or
(B)
requires a Federal agency to seek reimbursement for the costs of installing or constructing a battery recharging station—
(i)
that has been installed or constructed prior to December 4, 2015;
(ii)
that is installed or constructed for Federal fleet vehicles, but that receives incidental use to recharge privately owned vehicles; or
(iii)
that is otherwise installed or constructed pursuant to appropriations for that purpose.
(5)
Annual report to Congress
Not later than 2 years after December 4, 2015, and annually thereafter for 10 years, the Administrator of General Services shall submit to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the Senate a report describing—
(A)
the number of battery recharging stations installed by the Administrator on the Administrator’s own initiative under this subsection;
(B)
requests from other Federal agencies to install battery recharging stations; and
(C)
the status and disposition of requests from other Federal agencies.
(6)
Federal agency defined
In this subsection, the term “Federal agency” has the meaning given the term “Executive agency” in section 105 of title 5 and includes—
(A)
the United States Postal Service;
(B)
the Executive Office of the President;
(C)
the military departments (as defined in section 102 of title 5); and
(D)
the judicial branch.
(7)
Effective date
(Pub. L. 114–94, div. A, title I, § 1413(c), Dec. 4, 2015, 129 Stat. 1418.)
cite as: 42 USC 6364