38 U.S. Code § 8162. Enhanced-use leases
Section 421(b) of the Veterans’ Benefits and Services Act of 1988, referred to in subsecs. (a)(1) and (c), is section 421(b) of Pub. L. 100–322, title IV, May 20, 1988, 102 Stat. 553, which is not classified to the Code.
Section 224(a) of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008, referred to in subsec. (c), is section 224(a) of title II of div. I of Pub. L. 110–161, Dec. 26, 2007, 121 Stat. 2272, which is not classified to the Code.
No act with the title “Los Angeles Homeless Veterans Leasing Act of 2016”, referred to in subsec. (c), has been enacted. However, a bill, H.R. 3484, entitled “Los Angeles Homeless Veterans Leasing Act of 2016”, was introduced in the House of Representatives on Sept. 10, 2015, during the 114th Congress. That bill contained provisions similar to section 2 of Pub. L. 114–226, Sept. 29, 2016, 130 Stat. 926, known as the “West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016”. Section 2(m)(2) of Pub. L. 114–226 amended this section; the remainder of section 2 of Pub. L. 114–226 is not classified to the Code.
2018—Subsec. (b)(6). Pub. L. 115–182, which directed the general amendment of “section 8162(b)(6)” without specifying the Code title to be amended, was executed by generally amending par. (6) of subsec. (b) of this section, to reflect the probable intent of Congress. Prior to amendment, par. (6) read as follows: “The Secretary may not enter into an enhanced-use lease without certification in advance in writing by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget that such lease complies with the requirements of this subchapter.”
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 114–226, § 3(b), added subsec. (d).
“(iii) the lease will enhance the use of the property; or
“(B) the Secretary determines that the implementation of a business plan proposed by the Under Secretary for Health for applying the consideration under such a lease to the provision of medical care and services would result in a demonstrable improvement of services to eligible veterans in the geographic service-delivery area within which the property is located.”
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 112–154, § 211(c)(1)(A), substituted “If the Secretary has determined that a property should be leased to another party through an enhanced-use lease, the Secretary shall, at the Secretary’s discretion, select the party with whom the lease will be entered into using such selection procedures as the Secretary considers appropriate.” for subpars. (A) and (B) which read as follows:
“(A) If the Secretary has determined that a property should be leased to another party through an enhanced-use lease, the Secretary shall select the party with whom the lease will be entered into using selection procedures determined by the Secretary that ensure the integrity of the selection process.
“(B) In the case of a property that the Secretary determines is appropriate for use as a facility to furnish services to homeless veterans under chapter 20 of this title, the Secretary may enter into an enhanced-use lease with a provider of homeless services without regard to the selection procedures required under subparagraph (A).”
“(B) Consideration in-kind may include provision of goods or services of benefit to the Department, including construction, repair, remodeling, or other physical improvements of Department facilities, maintenance of Department facilities, or the provision of office, storage, or other usable space.”
“(A) obtain facilities, space, or services on the leased property; and
“(B) use minor”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 112–154, § 211(d), struck out par. (1) designation, substituted “The” for “Subject to paragraph (2), the” and struck out par. (2) which provided conditions under which entering into enhanced-use lease covering any land or improvement described in section 421(b)(2) of the Veterans’ Benefits and Services Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100–322) would not be considered prohibited under such section.
2007—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 110–161 inserted “or section 224(a) of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008” after “section 421(b)(2) of the Veterans’ Benefits and Services Act of 1988 (Public Law 100–322; 102 Stat. 553)” and substituted “such sections” for “that section”.
2002—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 107–217, § 3(j)(5)(A), substituted “subchapter II of chapter 5 of title 40, sections 541–555 and 1302 of title 40” for “section 321 of the Act of June 30, 1932 (40 U.S.C. 303b), sections 202 and 203 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 483, 484)”.
1999—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 106–117, § 208(a), inserted subpar. (A) designation before “the Secretary”, redesignated subpars. (A) to (C) as cls. (i) to (iii), respectively, and realigned the margins, substituted “; or” for period at end of cl. (iii), and added subpar. (B).
Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 106–117, § 208(b)(2), added par. (4) and struck out former par. (4) which read as follows: “Any payment by the Secretary for the use of space or services by the Department on property that has been leased under this subchapter may only be made from funds appropriated to the Department for the activity that uses the space or services. No other such payment may be made by the Secretary to a lessee under an enhanced-use lease unless the authority to make the payment is provided in advance in an appropriation Act.”