10 U.S. Code § 2871 - Definitions

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In this subchapter:
(1) The term “ancillary supporting facilities” means facilities related to military housing units, including facilities to provide or support elementary or secondary education, child care centers, day care centers, child development centers, tot lots, community centers, housing offices, dining facilities, unit offices, and other similar facilities for the support of military housing.
(2) The term “child development center” includes a facility, and the utilities to support such facility, the function of which is to support the daily care of children aged six weeks old through five years old for full-day, part-day, and hourly service.
(3) The term “construction” means the construction of military housing units and ancillary supporting facilities or the improvement or rehabilitation of existing units or ancillary supporting facilities.
(4) The term “contract” includes any contract, lease, or other agreement entered into under the authority of this subchapter.
(5) The term “eligible entity” means any private person, corporation, firm, partnership, company, State or local government, or housing authority of a State or local government that is prepared to enter into a contract as a partner with the Secretary concerned for the construction of military housing units and ancillary supporting facilities.
(6) The term “Fund” means the Department of Defense Family Housing Improvement Fund or the Department of Defense Military Unaccompanied Housing Improvement Fund established under section 2883 (a) of this title.
(7) The term “military unaccompanied housing” means military housing intended to be occupied by members of the armed forces serving a tour of duty unaccompanied by dependents and transient housing intended to be occupied by members of the armed forces on temporary duty.
(8) The term “United States” includes the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 104–106, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2801(a)(1),Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 544; amended Pub. L. 105–261, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2803,Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2202; Pub. L. 106–65, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2803(a),Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 848; Pub. L. 107–314, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2803(b),Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2705; Pub. L. 108–136, div. A, title X, § 1043(c)(6),Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1612; Pub. L. 109–163, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2805(b),Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3507; Pub. L. 110–417, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2805(c),Oct. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 4723.)
Amendments

2008—Par. (5). Pub. L. 110–417inserted before period at end “that is prepared to enter into a contract as a partner with the Secretary concerned for the construction of military housing units and ancillary supporting facilities”.
2006—Par. (1). Pub. L. 109–163, § 2805(b)(1), inserted “child development centers,” after “day care centers,”.
Par. (2). Pub. L. 109–163, § 2805(b)(2), added par. (2).
2003—Par. (2). Pub. L. 108–136struck out par. (2) which read as follows: “The term ‘base closure law’ means the following:
“(A) Section 2687 of this title.
“(B) Title II of the Defense Authorization Amendments and Base Closure and Realignment Act (Public Law 100–526; 10 U.S.C. 2687 note).
“(C) The Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 (part A of title XXIX of Public Law 101–510; 10 U.S.C. 2687 note).”
2002—Par. (7). Pub. L. 107–314inserted “and transient housing intended to be occupied by members of the armed forces on temporary duty” before period at end.
1999—Pars. (5) to (8). Pub. L. 106–65added par. (5) and redesignated former pars. (5) to (7) as (6) to (8), respectively.
1998—Par. (1). Pub. L. 105–261inserted “facilities to provide or support elementary or secondary education,” after “including”.

 

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