(a) Fee Required.—
The Secretary of Defense shall assess a fee for providing a loan guarantee under this subchapter.
(b) Amount of Fee.—
The amount of the fee shall be not less than 75 percent of the amount incurred by the Secretary to provide the loan guarantee.
(c) Special Account.—
Amounts in the special account shall be available, to the extent and in amounts provided in appropriations Acts, for paying the costs of administrative expenses of the Department of Defense that are attributable to the loan guarantee program under this subchapter.
If for any fiscal year amounts in the special account established under paragraph (1) are not available (or are not anticipated to be available) in a sufficient amount for administrative expenses of the Department of Defense for that fiscal year that are directly attributable to the administration of the program under this subchapter, the Secretary may use amounts currently available for operations and maintenance for Defense-wide activities, not to exceed $500,000 in any fiscal year, for those expenses.