(a) Notice-and-wait requirement
(b) Covered arrangements
(1) In generalExcept as provided in paragraph (2), an arrangement referred to in subsection (a) is any alternative financing arrangement, third-party financing arrangement, public-private partnership, privatization arrangement, private capital arrangement, or other financing arrangement that—
is entered into in connection with a project conducted using funds authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Energy to carry out programs necessary for national security; and
(2) ExceptionAn arrangement referred to in subsection (a) does not include an arrangement that—
involves the Department of Energy or a contractor acquiring or entering into a capital lease for office space, facilities, or other real property assets; or
is entered into in connection with a capital improvement project undertaken as part of an energy savings performance contract under section 8287 of title 42.