10 U.S. Code § 9513 - Use of military installations by Civil Reserve Air Fleet contractors
(a) Contract Authority.—
(1) The Secretary of the Air Force—
(A) may, by contract entered into with any contractor, authorize such contractor to use one or more Air Force installations designated by the Secretary; and
(B) with the consent of the Secretary of another military department, may, by contract entered into with any contractor, authorize the contractor to use one or more installations, designated by the Secretary of the Air Force, that is under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of such other military department.
(b) Purposes of Use.— A contract entered into under subsection (a) may authorize use of a designated installation as a weather alternate, as a technical stop not involving the enplaning or deplaning of passengers or cargo, or, in the case of an installation within the United States, for other commercial purposes. Notwithstanding any other provision of the law, the Secretary may establish different levels and types of uses for different installations for commercial operations not required by the Department of Defense and may provide in contracts under subsection (a) for different levels and types of uses by different contractors.
(c) Disposition of Payments for Use.— Notwithstanding any other provision of law, amounts collected from the contractor for landing fees, services, supplies, or other charges authorized to be collected under the contract shall be credited to the appropriations of the armed forces having jurisdiction over the military installation to which the contract pertains. Amounts so credited to an appropriation shall be available for obligation for the same period as the appropriation to which credited.
(d) Hold Harmless Requirement.— A contract entered into under subsection (a) shall provide that the contractor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the United States from any action, suit, or claim of any sort resulting from, relating to, or arising out of any activities conducted, or services or supplies furnished, in connection with the contract.
(e) Reservation of Right To Exclude Contractor.— A contract entered into under subsection (a) shall provide that the Secretary concerned may, without providing prior notice, deny access to an installation designated under the contract when the Secretary determines that it is necessary to do so in order to meet military exigencies.
Source(Added Pub. L. 103–355, title III, § 3033(a),Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3335.)
A prior section 9513, added Pub. L. 97–86, title IX, § 915(2),Dec. 1, 1981, 95 Stat. 1128; amended Pub. L. 101–189, div. A, title XVI, § 1636(c)(1),Nov. 29, 1989, 103 Stat. 1610, directed that each contract under section 9512 of this title be committed to Civil Reserve Air Fleet, prior to amendment by Pub. L. 103–355, § 3032(4), (5), (9), which struck out section catchline and redesignated subsecs. (a) and (b) assubsecs. (b) and (e) ofsection 9512, respectively.
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