2015—Subsec. (a)(4)(B)(ii). Pub. L. 114–92 substituted “section 481f(d)” for “section 481f(e)”.
2013—Subsec. (a)(1)(B). Pub. L. 112–239. § 652(a)(1), substituted “by authorized Fisher House residents;” for “by patients of that health care facility, members of the families of such patients, and others providing the equivalent of familial support for such patients;”.
Subsec. (a)(2) to (4). Pub. L. 112–239, § 652(a)(2)–(4), added pars. (2) and (4) and redesignated former par. (2) as (3).
Subsecs. (b), (e), (f). Pub. L. 112–239, § 652(b), struck out “health care” before “facilities” wherever appearing.
2011—Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 112–81 struck out subsec. (g), which required submission of annual report describing the operation of Fisher Houses and Fisher Suites associated with military department health care facilities.
2002—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 107–314 amended heading and text of subsec. (f) generally. Prior to amendment text read as follows: “The Secretary of the Navy shall provide base operating support for Fisher Houses associated with health care facilities of the Navy. The level of the support shall be equivalent to the base operating support that the Secretary provides for morale, welfare, and recreation category B community activities (as defined in regulations, prescribed by the Secretary, that govern morale, welfare, and recreation activities associated with Navy installations).”
2000—Subsecs. (f), (g). Pub. L. 106–398 added subsec. (f) and redesignated former subsec. (f) as (g).
Effective Date of 2000 Amendment
Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title IX, § 914(c)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–230, provided that:
“The amendments made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall be effective as of October 17, 1998
, as if included in section 2493 of title 10
, United States
Code, as enacted by section 906(a) of Public Law 105–261
Savings Provisions for Certain Navy Employees
Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title IX, § 914(b)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–230, provided that:
The Secretary of the Navy
may continue to employ, and pay
out of appropriated funds
, any employee of the Navy
in the competitive service who, as of October 17, 1998
, was employed by the Navy
in a position at a Fisher House
administered by the Navy,
but only for so long as the employee is continuously employed in that position.
[Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title IX, § 914(c)(2)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–230, provided that:
“Subsection (b) [set out above] applies with respect to the pay
period that includes October 17, 1998
, and subsequent pay
Establishment of Funds and Funding Transition
Pub. L. 105–261, div. A, title IX, § 906(b)–(e), Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2095, provided that:
“(b)Establishment of Funds.—Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 17, 1998], the Secretary of each military department shall—
close the Fisher House
established for that department
under section 2221 of such title and transfer the amounts in the closed fund
to the newly established fund.
Of the amount authorized to be appropriated pursuant to section 301(4) for operation and maintenance for the Air Force
, the Secretary of the Air Force
shall transfer to the fund
established by that Secretary under section 2493(d) of title 10
, United States
Code (as added by subsection (a)), such amount as that Secretary considers appropriate for establishing in the fund
a corpus sufficient for operating Fisher Houses
and Fisher Suites
associated with health care facilities of the Department of the Air Force
“(d)Reporting Requirements.—The Secretary of each military department, upon completing the actions required of the Secretary under subsections (b) and (c), shall submit to Congress a report containing—
the certification of that Secretary that those actions have been completed; and