(a) Lease Authorized.— The Secretary may lease any undeveloped land and unused or underutilized buildings, or parts or parcels thereof, belonging to the United States and part of the National Cemetery Administration.
(b) Term.— The term of a lease under subsection (a) may not exceed 10 years.
(c) Lease to Public or Nonprofit Organizations.—
(1)A lease under subsection (a) to any public or nonprofit organization may be made without regard to the provisions of section 3709 of the Revised Statutes (41 U.S.C. 5).
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(d) Notice.— Before entering into a lease under subsection (a), the Secretary shall give appropriate public notice of the intention of the Secretary to enter into the lease in a newspaper of general circulation in the community in which the lands or buildings concerned are located.
(e) National Cemetery Administration Facilities Operation Fund.—
(1)There is established on the book of the Treasury an account to be known as the “National Cemetery Administration Facilities Operation Fund” (in this section referred to as the “Fund”).
(2)The Fund shall consist of the following:
(A)Proceeds from the lease of land or buildings under this section.
(B)Proceeds of agricultural licenses of lands of the National Cemetery Administration.
(C)Any other amounts appropriated to or otherwise authorized for deposit in the Fund by law.
(3)Amounts in the Fund shall be available to cover costs incurred by the National Cemetery Administration in the operation and maintenance of property of the Administration.
(4)Amounts in the Fund shall remain available until expended.
Section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, referred to in subsec. (c)(1), was classified to section 5 of former Title 41, Public Contracts, and was repealed and restated in section
6101 of Title
41, Public Contracts, by Pub. L. 111–350, §§ 3,
7(b),Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3677, 3855.
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