(a) Limitation.— Excess construction or fire equipment from the stocks of the Department of Defense may be transferred to any foreign country or international organization pursuant to part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2301 et seq.) or section 21 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2761) only if—
(1)no department or agency of the Federal Government (other than the Department of Defense), no State, and no other person or entity eligible to receive excess or surplus property under subtitle I of title
40 and division C (except sections
4711) of subtitle I of title
41 submits to the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service a request for such equipment during the period for which the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service accepts such a request; or
(2)the President determines that the transfer is necessary in order to respond to an emergency for which the equipment is especially suited.
(b) Rule of Construction.— Nothing in subsection (a) shall be construed to limit the authority to transfer construction or fire equipment under section
2557 of this title.
(c) Definition.— In this section, the term “construction or fire equipment” includes tractors, scrapers, loaders, graders, bulldozers, dump trucks, generators, pumpers, fuel and water tankers, crash trucks, utility vans, rescue trucks, ambulances, hook and ladder units, compressors, and miscellaneous fire fighting equipment.
The Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, referred to in subsec. (a), is Pub. L. 87–195, Sept. 4, 1961, 75 Stat. 424, as amended. Part II of the Act is classified generally to subchapter II (§ 2301 et seq.) of chapter
32 of Title
22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
2151 of Title
22 and Tables.
2011—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 111–350substituted “division C (except sections
4711) of subtitle I of title
41” for “title III of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 251 et seq.)”.
2002—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 107–217, § 3(b)(8)(A), as amended by Pub. L. 107–314, inserted “subtitle I of title
40 and title III of” before “the Federal” the second place it appeared.
Pub. L. 107–217, § 3(b)(8)(B), substituted “(41 U.S.C. 251 et seq.)” for “(40 U.S.C. 472 et seq.)”.
2000—Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title X, § 1033(b)(1)], renumbered section
2552 of this title as this section.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title X, § 1033(c)(2)], substituted “section
2557” for “section
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