(1)The term “eligible entity” means any of the following:
(B)A local government.
(C)A private, nonprofit organization.
(D)A tribal organization, as defined in section 4(l) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (Public Law 93–638; 25 U.S.C. 450b(l)), or an economic enterprise, as defined in section 3(e) of the Indian Financing Act of 1974 (Public Law 93–262; 25 U.S.C. 1452(e)), whether or not such economic enterprise is organized for profit purposes or nonprofit purposes.
(2)The term “distressed area” means—
(A)the area of a unit of local government (or such area excluding the area of any defined political jurisdiction within the area of such unit of local government) that—
(i)has a per capita income of 80 percent or less of the State average; or
(ii)has an unemployment rate that is one percent greater than the national average for the most recent 24-month period for which statistics are available; or
(B)a reservation, as defined in section 3(d) of the Indian Financing Act of 1974 (Public Law 93–262; 25 U.S.C. 1452(d)).
(3)The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Defense acting through the Director of the Defense Logistics Agency.
(4)The terms “State” and “local government” have the meaning given those terms in section
6302 of title
1992—Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 102–484substituted “organized for profit purposes or nonprofit purposes” for “organized for-profit, or nonprofit purposes”.
1991—Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 102–25, which directed the substitution of “for profit purposes or nonprofit” for “for-profit and nonprofit”, could not be executed because the words “for-profit and nonprofit” did not appear.
Par. (2). Pub. L. 100–180, § 807(b)(2), substituted “means—” for “means”, designated existing text beginning with “the area of a unit” as subpar. (A), redesignated former subpars. (A) and (B) as cls. (i) and (ii), respectively, substituted “are available; or” for “are available.”, and added subpar. (B).
1986—Pub. L. 99–500, Pub. L. 99–591, and Pub. L. 99–661amended section generally identically, striking out in par. (1) reference to section
6302(2) of title
31, in par. (2) substituting “The term ‘distressed area’ means the area of a unit of local government (or such area excluding the area of any defined political jurisdiction within the area of such unit of local government)” for “ ‘Distressed entity’ means an eligible entity (within the meaning of paragraph (1)(B))”, and adding par. (4).
1985—Pub. L. 99–145amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: “In this chapter:
“(1) ‘Eligible entity’ means a State (as defined in section
6302(5) of title
31), a local government (as defined in section 6302(2) of that title), or a private, nonprofit organization that enters into a cooperative agreement with the Secretary under this chapter to furnish procurement technical assistance to business entities and to defray at least one-half of the costs of furnishing such assistance.
“(2) ‘Secretary’ means the Secretary of Defense acting through the Director of the Defense Logistics Agency.”
Effective Date of 1985 Amendment
Section 919(d) ofPub. L. 99–145provided that: “The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b) [amending this section and sections
2415 of this title] shall take effect on October 1, 1985.”
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