Funds available to any agency head for fire protection on installations or in connection with activities under the jurisdiction of such agency may be used to carry out the purposes of this subchapter. All sums received by any agency head for fire protection rendered pursuant to this subchapter shall be covered into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts.
Notwithstanding subsection (a), all sums received as reimbursements for costs incurred by any Department of Defense or Department of Agriculture activity for fire protection rendered pursuant to this subchapter shall be credited to the same appropriation or fund from which the expenses were paid or, if the period of availability for obligation for that appropriation has expired, to the appropriation or fund that is currently available to the activity for the same purpose. Amounts so credited shall be subject to the same provisions and restrictions as the appropriation or account to which credited.
(May 27, 1955, ch. 105, § 5, 69 Stat. 67
; Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title X
, § 1080, Jan. 28, 2008
, 122 Stat. 335
; Pub. L. 112–81, div. A, title III
, § 364(a), Dec. 31, 2011
, 125 Stat. 1380
; Pub. L. 113–79, title VIII
, § 8304(f), Feb. 7, 2014
, 128 Stat. 924
2014—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 113–79 inserted “or Department of Agriculture” after “Department of Defense”.
2011—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 112–81 amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b) read as follows: “Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a), all sums received for any Department of Defense activity for fire protection rendered pursuant to this subchapter shall be credited to the appropriation fund or account from which the expenses were paid. Amounts so credited shall be merged with funds in such appropriation fund or account and shall be available for the same purposes and subject to the same limitations as the funds with which the funds are merged.”
2008—Pub. L. 110–181 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).
Effective Date of 2011 Amendment
Pub. L. 112–81, div. A, title III, § 364(b), Dec. 31, 2011, 125 Stat. 1380, provided that:
“The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to reimbursements for expenditures of funds appropriated after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 31, 2011].”
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