(a) Establishment.— There is hereby established on the books of the Treasury an account to be known as the Coast Guard Housing Fund (in this section referred to as the “Fund”).
(b) Credits to Fund.— There shall be credited to the Fund the following:
(1)Amounts authorized for and appropriated to that Fund.
(2)Subject to subsection (e), any amounts that the Secretary transfers, in such amounts as provided in appropriation Acts, to that Fund from amounts authorized and appropriated to the Department of Homeland Security or Coast Guard for the acquisition or construction of military family housing or military unaccompanied housing.
(3)Proceeds from the conveyance of property under section
685 of this title for the purpose of carrying out activities under this chapter with respect to military family housing and military unaccompanied housing.
(c) Use of Amounts in Fund.—
(1)In such amounts as provided in appropriations Acts, and except as provided in subsection (d), the Secretary may use amounts in the Coast Guard Housing Fund to carry out activities under this chapter with respect to military family housing and military unaccompanied housing, including—
(A)the planning, execution, and administration of the conveyance of real property;
(B)all necessary expenses, including expenses for environmental compliance and restoration, to prepare real property for conveyance; and
(C)the conveyance of real property.
(2)Amounts made available under this subsection shall remain available until expended.
(d) Limitation on Obligations.— The Secretary may not incur an obligation under a contract or other agreements entered into under this chapter in excess of the unobligated balance, at the time the contract is entered into, of the Fund required to be used to satisfy the obligation.
(e) Notification Required for Transfers.— A transfer of appropriated amounts to the Fund under subsection (b)(2) of this section may be made only after the end of a 30-day period beginning on the date the Secretary submits written notice of, and justification for, the transfer to the appropriate committees of Congress.
2010—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 111–281, § 221(a)(6)(A)(i), substituted “or military unaccompanied” for “or unaccompanied”.
Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 111–281, § 221(a)(6)(A)(ii), substituted “military family housing and” for “military family and” and struck out “or lease” after “conveyance” and “or facilities” after “property”.
Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 111–281, § 221(a)(6)(A)(iii), struck out par. (4) which read as follows: “Income from any activities under this chapter, including interest on loan guarantees made under section
682 of this title, income and gains realized from investments under section
684 of this title, and any return of capital invested as part of such investments.”
Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 111–281, § 221(a)(6)(B), as amended by Pub. L. 111–330, amended par. (1) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (1) read as follows: “In such amounts as provided in appropriation Acts and except as provided in subsection (d), the Secretary may use amounts in the Coast Guard Housing Fund to carry out activities under this chapter with respect to military family and military unaccompanied housing units, including activities required in connection with the planning, execution, and administration of contracts entered into under the authority of this chapter.”
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 111–281, § 221(a)(6)(C), struck out “or (b)(3)” after “subsection (b)(2)”.
Subsecs. (f), (g). Pub. L. 111–281, § 221(a)(6)(D), struck out subsecs. (f) and (g) which related to limitation on amount of budget authority and demonstration projects authorized, respectively.
2004—Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 108–293, § 207(d)(1), substituted “Projects” for “Project” in heading.
Subsec. (g)(1). Pub. L. 108–293, § 207(2), (3), substituted “demonstration projects” for “a demonstration project” and “Kodiak, Alaska, or any other Coast Guard installation in Alaska;” for “Kodiak, Alaska;”.
Subsec. (g)(2). Pub. L. 108–293, § 207(d)(4), substituted “such a demonstration project” for “the demonstration project”.
Subsec. (g)(4). Pub. L. 108–293, § 207(d)(5), substituted “such demonstration projects” for “the demonstration project”.
2002—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 107–296substituted “of Homeland Security” for “of Transportation”.
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 107–295, § 402(b), substituted “$40,000,000” for “$20,000,000”.
Amendment by Pub. L. 107–296effective on the date of transfer of the Coast Guard to the Department of Homeland Security, see section 1704(g) ofPub. L. 107–296, set out as a note under section
101 of Title
10, Armed Forces.
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