10 U.S. Code § 2821 - Requirement for authorization of appropriations for construction and acquisition of military family housing
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(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), funds may not be appropriated for the construction, acquisition, leasing, addition, extension, expansion, alteration, relocation, or operation and maintenance of family housing under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense unless the appropriation of such funds has been authorized by law.
(b) In addition to the funds authorized to be appropriated by law in any fiscal year for the purposes described in subsection (a), there are authorized to be appropriated such additional sums as may be necessary for increases in salary, pay, retirement, and other employee benefits authorized by law for civilian employees of the Department of Defense whose compensation is provided for by funds appropriated for the purposes described in such subsection.
(c) Amounts authorized by law for construction of military family housing units include amounts for
(4) shades, screens, ranges, refrigerators, and all other equipment and fixtures installed in such units, and
(d) Amounts authorized by law for construction and acquisition of military family housing and facilities include amounts for—
(3) relocation of military family housing units under section 2827 of this title; and
Source(Added Pub. L. 97–214, § 2(a),July 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 157; amended Pub. L. 99–145, title XIII, § 1303(a)(18),Nov. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 739; Pub. L. 99–167, title VIII, § 804(a),Dec. 3, 1985, 99 Stat. 987.)
1985—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–145substituted “such subsection” for “such paragraph”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 99–167added subsec. (d).
For effective date and applicability of section, see section 12(a) ofPub. L. 97–214, set out as a note under section 2801 of this title.
Repair and Maintenance of Family Housing Units
Pub. L. 113–76, div. J, title I, § 121,Jan. 17, 2014, 128 Stat. 445, provided that: “Notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds made available in this title [see Tables for classification] for operation and maintenance of family housing shall be the exclusive source of funds for repair and maintenance of all family housing units, including general or flag officer quarters: Provided, That not more than $35,000 per unit may be spent annually for the maintenance and repair of any general or flag officer quarters without 30 days prior notification, or 14 days for a notification provided in an electronic medium pursuant to sections 480 and 2883 of title 10, United States Code, to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress, except that an after-the-fact notification shall be submitted if the limitation is exceeded solely due to costs associated with environmental remediation that could not be reasonably anticipated at the time of the budget submission: Provided further, That the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) is to report annually to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress all operation and maintenance expenditures for each individual general or flag officer quarters for the prior fiscal year.”
Similar provisions were contained in the following prior appropriation acts:
Pub. L. 109–114, title I, § 124,Nov. 30, 2005, 119 Stat. 2380, as amended by Pub. L. 109–148, div. B, title V, § 5013,Dec. 30, 2005, 119 Stat. 2815.
Pilot Program for Military Family Housing
Pub. L. 100–180, div. B, subdiv. 3, title II, § 2321,Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1218, required Secretary of Defense, using $1,000,000 of funds appropriated pursuant to authorization in subsection (a)(10)(B) ofsection 2145 of Pub. L. 100–180, to establish and carry out, during fiscal years 1988, 1989, and 1990, a pilot program for purpose of assisting units of general local government to increase amount of affordable family housing available to military personnel; required Secretary, establishing and carrying out such programs, to select at least five units of general local government severely impacted by presence of military bases and personnel; set forth criteria for selection of units of general local government, authority to make grants, cooperative agreements, etc., and uses of available funds; and required Secretary to report to Committees on Armed Services of Senate and House no later than Mar. 15 of 1988, 1989, 1990, and 1991 with respect to activities carried out under this section.
Military Housing Rental Guarantee Program
Pub. L. 98–115, title VIII, § 802,Oct. 11, 1983, 97 Stat. 783, as amended by Pub. L. 98–407, title VIII, § 806(b),Aug. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1521; Pub. L. 99–167, title VIII, § 801(a),Dec. 3, 1985, 99 Stat. 985; Pub. L. 99–661, div. B, title VII, § 2713(a),Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 4042; Pub. L. 100–180, div. B, subdiv. 3, title I, § 2307,Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1216; Pub. L. 101–189, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2801,Nov. 29, 1989, 103 Stat. 1646; Pub. L. 101–510, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2811,Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1788, provided for agreements and contracts relating to military housing rental guarantee program, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 102–190, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2809(b), (c),Dec. 5, 1991, 105 Stat. 1543, such repeal not to affect the validity of any contract entered into before Dec. 5, 1991, under section 802 ofPub. L. 98–115as in effect on Dec. 4, 1991. See section 2836 of this title.
Family Housing Constructed Overseas
Pub. L. 98–115, title VIII, § 803,Oct. 11, 1983, 97 Stat. 784, as amended by Pub. L. 98–407, title VIII, § 812,Aug. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1524; Pub. L. 101–510, div. A, title XIII, § 1302(f),Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1669, provided that any contract entered into for the construction of military family housing for the Department of Defense in a foreign country was to require the use of housing fabricated in the United States by a United States contractor or, in the case of concrete housing, the use of housing produced in a plant that was fabricated in the United States by a United States company, and for which the materials, fixtures, and equipment used in the construction (other than cement, sand, and aggregates) were manufactured in the United States, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 107–314, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2804,Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2705.
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