[USC02] 10 USC Ch. 152: ISSUE OF SUPPLIES, SERVICES, AND FACILITIES
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10 USC Ch. 152: ISSUE OF SUPPLIES, SERVICES, AND FACILITIES
From Title 10—ARMED FORCESSubtitle A—General Military LawPART IV—SERVICE, SUPPLY, AND PROCUREMENT

CHAPTER 152—ISSUE OF SUPPLIES, SERVICES, AND FACILITIES

Sec.
2551.
Equipment and barracks: national veterans' organizations.
2552.
Equipment for instruction and practice: American National Red Cross.
2553.
Equipment and services: Presidential inaugural ceremonies.
2554.
Equipment and other services: Boy Scout Jamborees.
2555.
Transportation services: international Girl Scout events.
2556.
Shelter for homeless; incidental services.
2557.
Excess nonlethal supplies: availability for humanitarian relief, domestic emergency assistance, and homeless veterans assistance.
2558.
National military associations: assistance at national conventions.
2559.
Provision of medical care to foreign military and diplomatic personnel: reimbursement required; waiver for provision of reciprocal services.
2560.
Aircraft and vehicles: limitation on leasing to non-Federal agencies.
2561.
Humanitarian assistance.
[2562.
Repealed.]
2563.
Articles and services of industrial facilities: sale to persons outside the Department of Defense.
2564.
Provision of support for certain sporting events.
2564a.
Provision of assistance for adaptive sports programs: members of the armed forces; certain veterans.
2565.
Nuclear test monitoring equipment: furnishing to foreign governments.
2566.
Space and services: provision to military welfare societies.
2567.
Space and services: provision to WIC offices.
2568.
Retention of combat uniforms by members deployed in support of contingency operations.
2568a.
Damaged personal protective equipment: award to members separating from the armed forces and veterans.1

        

Prior Provisions

Chapter was comprised of subchapter I, former section 2540, and subchapter II, sections 2541 to 2553, prior to amendment by Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title XV, §1503(a)(29), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 512, which struck out headings for subchapters I and II.

Amendments

2019Pub. L. 116–92, div. A, title V, §592(c)(2), title XVII, §1731(a)(63), Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 1415, 1816, substituted "Provision of assistance for adaptive sports programs: members of the armed forces; certain veterans" for "Provision of assistance for adaptive sports programs for members of the armed forces" in item 2564a and amended item 2568a without change.

2018Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VI, §623(b), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1801, added item 2568a.

2017Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title X, §1081(a)(42), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1596, inserted period at end of item 2567.

2016Pub. L. 114–328, div. A, title XII, §1253(a)(2)(C), div. B, title XXVIII, §2812(b), Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2532, 2717, struck out item 2562 "Limitation on use of excess construction or fire equipment from Department of Defense stocks in foreign assistance or military sales programs" and added item 2567.

2013Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title X, §1076(a)(4), Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1948, made technical amendment to directory language of Pub. L. 112–81, §589(b). See 2011 Amendment note below.

2011Pub. L. 112–81, div. A, title V, §589(b), Dec. 31, 2011, 125 Stat. 1438, as amended by Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title X, §1076(a)(4), Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1948, added item 2564a.

Pub. L. 111–383, div. A, title X, §1074(b)(2), Jan. 7, 2011, 124 Stat. 4368, substituted "Excess nonlethal supplies: availability for humanitarian relief, domestic emergency assistance, and homeless veterans assistance" for "Excess nonlethal supplies: availability for homeless veteran initiatives and humanitarian relief" in item 2557.

2008Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title III, §376(b), title X, §§1063(a)(12), 1068(b)(2), Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 84, 322, 326, inserted period at end of item 2567 and then struck out item 2567 "Supplies, services, and equipment: provision in major public emergencies" and added item 2568.

2006Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title X, §1076(b)(2), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2406, added item 2567.

2002Pub. L. 107–314, div. A, title X, §1066(b), Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2656, added item 2566.

2001Pub. L. 107–107, div. A, title III, §361(b)(2), title XII, §1201(a)(2), Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1065, 1245, substituted "Excess nonlethal supplies: availability for homeless veteran initiatives and humanitarian relief" for "Excess nonlethal supplies: humanitarian relief" in item 2557 and substituted "2565." for "2555." in item 2565.

2000Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(2), title XII, §1203(b)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260, 1654A-325, renumbered items 2541 to 2554 as 2551 to 2564, respectively, and added item 2555 "Nuclear test monitoring equipment: furnishing to foreign governments" at end.

1997Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title X, §1073(c)(2)(B), Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1904, amended directory language of Pub. L. 104–201, §367(b). See 1996 Amendment note below.

1996Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title III, §367(b), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2497, as amended by Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title X, §1073(c)(2)(B), Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1904, added item 2554.

Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title III, §366(b), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2496, substituted "Equipment and services: Presidential inaugural ceremonies" for "Equipment: Inaugural Committee" in item 2543.

Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title XV, §1503(a)(29), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 512, struck out subchapter analysis consisting of items for subchapters I "Issue to the Armed Forces" and II "Issue of Serviceable Material Other Than to the Armed Forces" and struck out headings for subchapters I "ISSUE TO THE ARMED FORCES" and II "ISSUE OF SERVICEABLE MATERIAL OTHER THAN TO THE ARMED FORCES".

1994Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title III, §339(a)(2), title XVI, §1671(b)(14), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2720, 3014, struck out item 2540 "Reserve components: supplies, services, and facilities" and added item 2553.

1992Pub. L. 102–484, div. A, title III, §304(c)(2), div. D, title XLIII, §4304(b), Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2362, 2700, added items 2551 and 2552.

1991Pub. L. 102–190, div. A, title VIII, §821(e)(1), (2), Dec. 5, 1991, 105 Stat. 1431, substituted "152" for "150" as chapter number, "ISSUE OF SUPPLIES, SERVICES, AND FACILITIES" for "ISSUE TO ARMED FORCES" as chapter heading, added subchapter analysis and subchapter I heading, renumbered item 2521 as 2540, and substituted subchapter II heading for former chapter 151 heading "ISSUE OF SERVICEABLE MATERIAL OTHER THAN TO ARMED FORCES".

1990Pub. L. 101–510, div. A, title VIII, §823(a)(1), (b)(2), title XIV, §1481(f)(2), (g)(2), Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1600, 1602, 1707, substituted "150" for "149" as chapter number, renumbered item 2511 as 2521, and added items 2549 and 2550.

1989Pub. L. 101–189, div. A, title III, §329(a)(2), Nov. 29, 1989, 103 Stat. 1417, added item 2548.

1985Pub. L. 99–145, title XIV, §1454(b), Nov. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 761, added item 2547.

1983Pub. L. 98–94, title III, §305(a)(2), Sept. 24, 1983, 97 Stat. 629, added item 2546.

1978Pub. L. 95–492, §2, Oct. 20, 1978, 92 Stat. 1642, added item 2545.

1972Pub. L. 92–249, Mar. 10, 1972, 86 Stat. 62, added item 2544.

1958Pub. L. 85–861, §1(48)(B), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1459, added item 2543.

1 So in original. Does not conform to section catchline.

§2551. Equipment and barracks: national veterans' organizations

(a) The Secretary of a military department, under conditions prescribed by him, may lend cots, blankets, pillows, mattresses, bed sacks, and other supplies under the jurisdiction of that department to any recognized national veterans' organization for use at its national or state convention or national youth athletic or recreation tournament. He may, under conditions prescribed by him, also permit the organization to use unoccupied barracks under the jurisdiction of that department for such an occasion.

(b) Property lent under subsection (a) may be delivered on terms and at times agreed upon by the Secretary of the military department concerned and representatives of the veterans' organization. However, the veterans' organization must defray any expense incurred by the United States in the delivery, return, rehabilitation, or replacement of that property, as determined by the Secretary.

(c) The Secretary of the military department concerned shall require a good and sufficient bond for the return in good condition of property lent or used under subsection (a).

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 142, §2541; renumbered §2551, Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
2541(a)

2541(b)

5:150m.

5:150n.

Aug. 1, 1949, ch. 372, 63 Stat. 483.
2541(c) 5:150o.

In subsection (a), the word "may" is substituted for the words "are authorized to * * * at their discretion". The word "supplies" is substituted for the words "articles or equipment". The words "available" and "as may be needed" are omitted as surplusage. The words "under the jurisdiction of that department" are substituted for the words "of the Army, Navy, or Air Force" and "under their respective jurisdictions".

In subsection (b), the words "prior to any such conventions or national youth athletic or recreation tournaments" are omitted as surplusage.

In subsection (c), the words "require of" are substituted for the words "take from".

Prior Provisions

A prior section 2551 was renumbered section 2561 of this title.

Amendments

2000Pub. L. 106–398 renumbered section 2541 of this title as this section.

§2552. Equipment for instruction and practice: American National Red Cross

The Secretary of a military department, under regulations to be prescribed by him, may lend equipment under the jurisdiction of that department that is on hand, and that can be temporarily spared, to any organization formed by the American National Red Cross that needs it for instruction and practice for the purpose of aiding the Army, Navy, or Air Force in time of war. The Secretary shall by regulation require the immediate return, upon request, of equipment lent under this section. The Secretary shall require a bond, in double the value of the property issued under this section, for the care and safekeeping of that property and for its return when required.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 142, §2542; renumbered §2552, Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
2542 10:1255.

10:1256.

34:549.

34:550.

May 8, 1914, J. Res. 15, 38 Stat. 771.

The word "may" is substituted for the words "is authorized * * * at his discretion", in 10:1255 and 34:549. The word "lend" is substituted for the word "issue", in 10:1255 and 34:549. The words "proper", "to be", "out of equipment for medical or other establishments", and "belonging to the Government", in 10:1255 and 34:549, are omitted as surplusage. The words "that needs it" are substituted for the words "as may appear to be required". The words "under the jurisdiction of that department" are inserted for clarity. The words "upon request" are substituted for the words "when called for by the authority which issued them".

Prior Provisions

A prior section 2552 was renumbered section 2562 of this title.

Amendments

2000Pub. L. 106–398 renumbered section 2542 of this title as this section.

§2553. Equipment and services: Presidential inaugural ceremonies

(a) Assistance Authorized.—The Secretary of Defense may, with respect to the ceremonies relating to the inauguration of a President, provide the assistance referred to in subsection (b) to—

(1) the Presidential Inaugural Committee; and

(2) the congressional Joint Inaugural Committee.


(b) Assistance.—Assistance that may be provided under subsection (a) is the following:

(1) Planning and carrying out activities relating to security and safety.

(2) Planning and carrying out ceremonial activities.

(3) Loan of property.

(4) Any other assistance that the Secretary considers appropriate.


(c) Reimbursement.—(1) The Presidential Inaugural Committee shall reimburse the Secretary for any costs incurred in connection with the provision to the committee of assistance referred to in subsection (b)(4).

(2) Costs reimbursed under paragraph (1) shall be credited to the appropriations from which the costs were paid. The amount credited to an appropriation shall be proportionate to the amount of the costs charged to that appropriation.

(d) Loaned Property.—With respect to property loaned for a presidential inauguration under subsection (b)(3), the Presidential Inaugural Committee shall—

(1) return that property within nine days after the date of the ceremony inaugurating the President;

(2) give good and sufficient bond for the return in good order and condition of that property;

(3) indemnify the United States for any loss of, or damage to, that property; and

(4) defray any expense incurred for the delivery, return, rehabilitation, replacement, or operation of that property.


(e) Definitions.—In this section:

(1) The term "Presidential Inaugural Committee" means the committee referred to in section 501 of title 36 that is appointed with respect to the inauguration of a President-elect and Vice President-elect.

(2) The term "congressional Joint Inaugural Committee" means the joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives referred to in section 507 of title 36 that is appointed with respect to the inauguration of a President-elect and Vice President-elect.

(Added Pub. L. 85–861, §1(48)(A), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1458, §2543; amended Pub. L. 96–513, title V, §511(81), Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2927; Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title III, §366(a), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2495; Pub. L. 105–225, §4(a)(2), Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1498; renumbered §2553, Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
2543(a)

2543(b)

 

2543(c)

36:726 (1st sentence).

36:726 (less 1st and 2d sentences).

36:721(b)(1) (as applicable to 36:726).

36:726 (2d sentence).

Aug. 6, 1956, ch. 974, §§1(b)(1) (as applicable to §6), 6, 70 Stat. 1049, 1050.

In subsection (a), the words "under section 721 of title 36" are inserted for clarity. The words "ensigns" and "Red Cross flags" are omitted as covered by the word "flags".

In subsection (b), the words "and the whole without expense to the United States" are omitted as surplusage.

In subsection (c), the words "nine days after the date of the ceremony inaugurating the President" are substituted for the words "five days after the end of the inaugural period", in 36:726 (2d sentence), and 36:721(b)(1).

Prior Provisions

A prior section 2553 was renumbered section 2563 of this title.

Amendments

2000Pub. L. 106–398 renumbered section 2543 of this title as this section.

1998—Subsec. (e)(1). Pub. L. 105–225, §4(a)(2)(A), substituted "section 501 of title 36" for "subsection (b)(2) of the first section of the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act (36 U.S.C. 721)".

Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 105–225, §4(a)(2)(B), substituted "section 507 of title 36" for "the proviso in section 9 of the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act (36 U.S.C. 729)".

1996Pub. L. 104–201 substituted "Equipment and services: Presidential inaugural ceremonies" for "Equipment: Inaugural Committee" in section catchline and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows:

"(a) The Secretary of Defense, under such conditions as he may prescribe, may lend, to an Inaugural Committee established under the first section of the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act (36 U.S.C. 721), hospital tents, smaller tents, camp appliances, hospital furniture, flags other than battle flags, flagpoles, litters, and ambulances and the services of their drivers, that can be spared without detriment to the public service.

"(b) The Inaugural Committee must give a good and sufficient bond for the return in good order and condition of property lent under subsection (a).

"(c) Property lent under subsection (a) shall be returned within nine days after the date of the ceremony inaugurating the President. The Inaugural Committee shall—

"(1) indemnify the United States for any loss of, or damage to, property lent under subsection (a); and

"(2) defray any expense incurred for the delivery, return, rehabilitation, replacement, or operation of that property."

1980—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–513 substituted "the first section of the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act (36 U.S.C. 721)" for "section 721 of title 36".

Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–513 effective Dec. 12, 1980, see section 701(b)(3) of Pub. L. 96–513, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.

§2554. Equipment and other services: Boy Scout Jamborees

(a) The Secretary of Defense is hereby authorized, under such regulations as he may prescribe, to lend to the Boy Scouts of America, for the use and accommodation of Scouts, Scouters, and officials who attend any national or world Boy Scout Jamboree, such cots, blankets, commissary equipment, flags, refrigerators, and other equipment and without reimbursement, furnish services and expendable medical supplies, as may be necessary or useful to the extent that items are in stock and items or services are available.

(b) Such equipment is authorized to be delivered at such time prior to the holding of any national or world Boy Scout Jamboree, and to be returned at such time after the close of any such jamboree, as may be agreed upon by the Secretary of Defense and the Boy Scouts of America. No expense shall be incurred by the United States Government for the delivery, return, rehabilitation, or replacement of such equipment.

(c) The Secretary of Defense, before delivering such property, shall take from the Boy Scouts of America, good and sufficient bond for the safe return of such property in good order and condition, and the whole without expense to the United States.

(d) The Secretary of Defense is hereby authorized under such regulations as he may prescribe, to provide, without expense to the United States Government, transportation from the United States or military commands overseas, and return, on vessels of the Military Sealift Command or aircraft of the Air Mobility Command for (1) those Boy Scouts, Scouters, and officials certified by the Boy Scouts of America, as representing the Boy Scouts of America at any national or world Boy Scout Jamboree, and (2) the equipment and property of such Boy Scouts, Scouters, and officials and the property loaned to the Boy Scouts of America, by the Secretary of Defense pursuant to this section to the extent that such transportation will not interfere with the requirements of military operations.

(e) Before furnishing any transportation under subsection (d), the Secretary of Defense shall take from the Boy Scouts of America, a good and sufficient bond for the reimbursement to the United States by the Boy Scouts of America, of the actual costs of transportation furnished under this section.

(f) Amounts paid to the United States to reimburse it for expenses incurred under subsection (b) and for the actual costs of transportation furnished under subsection (d) shall be credited to the current applicable appropriations or funds to which such expenses and costs were charged and shall be available for the same purposes as such appropriations or funds.

(g) In the case of a Boy Scout Jamboree held on a military installation, the Secretary of Defense may provide personnel services and logistical support at the military installation in addition to the support authorized under subsections (a) and (d).

(h) Other departments of the Federal Government are authorized, under such regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary thereof, to provide to the Boy Scouts of America, equipment and other services, under the same conditions and restrictions prescribed in the preceding subsections for the Secretary of Defense.

(i)(1) The Secretary of Defense shall provide at least the same level of support under this section for a national or world Boy Scout Jamboree as was provided under this section for the preceding national or world Boy Scout Jamboree.

(2) The Secretary of Defense may waive paragraph (1), if the Secretary—

(A) determines that providing the support subject to paragraph (1) would be detrimental to the national security of the United States; and

(B) submits to Congress a report containing such determination in a timely manner, and before the waiver takes effect.

(Added Pub. L. 92–249, Mar. 10, 1972, 86 Stat. 62, §2544; amended Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title III, §376, Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 283; renumbered §2554, Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260l; Pub. L. 107–107, div. A, title IX, §931(a), Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1200; Pub. L. 109–148, div. A, title VIII, §8126(c)(2), Dec. 30, 2005, 119 Stat. 2729; Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title X, §1058(c), Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3443.)

Codification

Pub. L. 109–148, §8126(c)(2), and Pub. L. 109–163, §1058(c), amended this section by adding substantially identical subsecs. (i). The subsec. (i) added by Pub. L. 109–148, §8126(c)(2), was subsequently omitted on authority of Pub. L. 109–364, §1071(f)(1), (3), which repealed Pub. L. 109–148, §8126(c)(2), and provided that the amendments by Pub. L. 109–148, §8126(c)(2), and Pub. L. 109–163, §1058(c), to this section be executed so as to appear only once in the law as amended. See Reconciliation of Duplicate Enactments note and 2005 and 2006 Amendment notes below.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 2554 was renumbered section 2564 of this title.

Amendments

2006—Subsec. (i). Pub. L. 109–163 added subsec. (i). See Codification note above.

2005—Subsec. (i). Pub. L. 109–148 added subsec. (i) which read as follows:

"(i)(1) The Secretary of Defense shall provide at least the same level of support under this section for a national or world Boy Scout Jamboree as was provided under this section for the preceding national or world Boy Scout Jamboree.

"(2) The Secretary of Defense may waive paragraph (1), if the Secretary—

"(A) determines that providing the support subject to paragraph (1) would be detrimental to the national security of the United States; and

"(B) reports such a determination to the Congress in a timely manner, and before such support is not provided."

See Codification note above.

2001—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 107–107 substituted "Air Mobility Command" for "Military Airlift Command".

2000Pub. L. 106–398 renumbered section 2544 of this title as this section.

1996—Subsecs. (g), (h). Pub. L. 104–106 added subsec. (g) and redesignated former subsec. (g) as (h).

Reconciliation of Duplicate Enactments

Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title X, §1071(f)(1), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2402, as amended by Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title X, §1063(c)(10), Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 323, provided that: "In executing to section 2554 of title 10, United States Code, the amendments made by section 8126(c)(2) of Public Law 109–148 [adding subsec. (i) to this section] (119 Stat. 2729) and section 1058(c) of Public Law 109–163 [adding subsec. (i) to this section] (119 Stat. 3443), such amendments shall be executed so as to appear only once in the law as amended."

Support for Scout Jamborees

Pub. L. 109–148, div. A, title VIII, §8126(c)(1), Dec. 30, 2005, 119 Stat. 2729, which set forth congressional findings in support of youth organization events, such as the Boy Scouts of America's National Scout Jamboree, was repealed by Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title X, §1071(f)(3), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2402.

§2555. Transportation services: international Girl Scout events

(a) The Secretary of Defense is authorized, under such regulations as he may prescribe, to provide, without expense to the United States Government, transportation from the United States or military commands overseas, and return, on vessels of the Military Sealift Command or aircraft of the Air Mobility Command for (1) those Girl Scouts and officials certified by the Girl Scouts of the United States of America as representing the Girl Scouts of the United States of America at any International World Friendship Event or Troops on Foreign Soil meeting which is endorsed and approved by the National Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America and is conducted outside of the United States, (2) United States citizen delegates coming from outside of the United States to triennial meetings of the National Council of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, and (3) the equipment and property of such Girl Scouts and officials, to the extent that such transportation will not interfere with the requirements of military operations.

(b) Before furnishing any transportation under subsection (a), the Secretary of Defense shall take from the Girl Scouts of the United States of America a good and sufficient bond for the reimbursement to the United States by the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, of the actual costs of transportation furnished under subsection (a).

(c) Amounts paid to the United States to reimburse it for the actual costs of transportation furnished under subsection (a) shall be credited to the current applicable appropriations or funds to which such costs were charged and shall be available for the same purposes as such appropriations or funds.

(Added Pub. L. 95–492, §1, Oct. 20, 1978, 92 Stat. 1642, §2545; renumbered §2555, Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260; Pub. L. 107–107, div. A, title IX, §931(a), Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1200.)

Codification

Another section 2555 was renumbered section 2565 of this title.

Amendments

2001—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–107 substituted "Air Mobility Command" for "Military Airlift Command".

2000Pub. L. 106–398 renumbered section 2545 of this title as this section.

§2556. Shelter for homeless; incidental services

(a)(1) The Secretary of a military department may make military installations under his jurisdiction available for the furnishing of shelter to persons without adequate shelter. The Secretary may, incidental to the furnishing of such shelter, provide services as described in subsection (b). Shelter and incidental services provided under this section may be provided without reimbursement.

(2) The Secretary concerned shall carry out this section in cooperation with appropriate State and local governmental entities and charitable organizations. The Secretary shall, to the maximum extent practicable, use the services and personnel of such entities and organizations in determining to whom and the circumstances under which shelter is furnished under this section.

(b) Services that may be provided incident to the furnishing of shelter under this section are the following:

(1) Utilities.

(2) Bedding.

(3) Security.

(4) Transportation.

(5) Renovation of facilities.

(6) Minor repairs undertaken specifically to make suitable space available for shelter to be provided under this section.

(7) Property liability insurance.


(c) Shelter and incidental services may only be provided under this section to the extent that the Secretary concerned determines will not interfere with military preparedness or ongoing military functions.

(d) The Secretary concerned may provide bedding for support of shelters for the homeless that are operated by entities other than the Department of Defense. Bedding may be provided under this subsection without reimbursement, but may only be provided to the extent that the Secretary determines that the provision of such bedding will not interfere with military requirements.

(e) The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe regulations for the administration of this section.

(Added Pub. L. 98–94, title III, §305(a)(1), Sept. 24, 1983, 97 Stat. 628, §2546; amended Pub. L. 99–167, title VIII, §825, Dec. 3, 1985, 99 Stat. 992; renumbered §2556, Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260.)

Amendments

2000Pub. L. 106–398 renumbered section 2546 of this title as this section.

1985—Subsecs. (d), (e). Pub. L. 99–167 added subsec. (d) and redesignated former subsec. (d) as (e).

Effective Date

Pub. L. 98–94, title III, §305(b), Sept. 24, 1983, 97 Stat. 629, provided that: "Section 2546 [now 2556] of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall take effect on October 1, 1983."

Prior Certification Required for Use of Department of Defense Facilities by Other Federal Agencies for Temporary Housing Support

Pub. L. 114–328, div. B, title XXVIII, §2815, Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2718, provided that: "The Secretary of Defense shall not sign a memorandum of agreement with another Federal agency to provide the agency with a vacant facility for purposes of temporary housing support unless the Secretary first submits to the Committees on Armed Services of the House of Representatives and Senate a certification that the provision of the facility to the agency for such purpose will not negatively affect military training, operations, readiness, or other military requirements, including National Guard and Reserve readiness."

§2557. Excess nonlethal supplies: availability for humanitarian relief, domestic emergency assistance, and homeless veterans assistance

(a)(1) The Secretary of Defense may make available for humanitarian relief purposes any nonlethal excess supplies of the Department of Defense. In addition, the Secretary may make nonlethal excess supplies of the Department available to support domestic emergency assistance activities.

(2) The Secretary of Defense may make excess clothing, shoes, sleeping bags, and related nonlethal excess supplies available to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for distribution to homeless veterans and programs assisting homeless veterans. The transfer of nonlethal excess supplies to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs under this paragraph shall be without reimbursement.

(b)(1) Excess supplies made available for humanitarian relief purposes under this section shall be transferred to the Secretary of State, who shall be responsible for the distribution of such supplies.

(2) Excess supplies made available under this section to support domestic emergency assistance activities shall be transferred to the Secretary of Homeland Security. The Secretary of Defense may provide assistance in the distribution of such supplies at the request of the Secretary of Homeland Security.

(c) This section does not constitute authority to conduct any activity which, if carried out as an intelligence activity by the Department of Defense, would require a notice to the intelligence committees under title V of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 3091 et seq.).

(d) In this section:

(1) The term "nonlethal excess supplies" means property, other than real property, of the Department of Defense—

(A) that is excess property, as defined in regulations of the Department of Defense; and

(B) that is not a weapon, ammunition, or other equipment or material that is designed to inflict serious bodily harm or death.


(2) The term "intelligence committees" means the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives.

(Added Pub. L. 99–145, title XIV, §1454(a), Nov. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 761, §2547; amended Pub. L. 100–26, §7(k)(2), Apr. 21, 1987, 101 Stat. 284; Pub. L. 101–510, div. A, title XIII, §1322(a)(10), Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1671; Pub. L. 102–88, title VI, §602(c)(3), Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat. 444; renumbered §2557, Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260; Pub. L. 107–107, div. A, title III, §361(a), (b)(1), Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1064, 1065; Pub. L. 111–383, div. A, title X, §1074(a), (b)(1), Jan. 7, 2011, 124 Stat. 4368; Pub. L. 113–291, div. A, title X, §1071(c)(3), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3508.)

References in Text

The National Security Act of 1947, referred to in subsec. (c), is act July 26, 1947, ch. 343, 61 Stat. 495. Title V of the Act is classified generally to subchapter III (§3091 et seq.) of chapter 44 of Title 50, War and National Defense. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

Amendments

2014—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–291 substituted "(50 U.S.C. 3091 et seq.)" for "(50 U.S.C. 413 et seq.)".

2011Pub. L. 111–383, §1074(b)(1), substituted "Excess nonlethal supplies: availability for humanitarian relief, domestic emergency assistance, and homeless veterans assistance" for "Excess nonlethal supplies: availability for homeless veteran initiatives and humanitarian relief" in section catchline.

Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 111–383, §1074(a)(1), inserted at end "In addition, the Secretary may make nonlethal excess supplies of the Department available to support domestic emergency assistance activities."

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 111–383, §1074(a)(2), designated existing provisions as par. (1) and added par. (2).

2001Pub. L. 107–107, §361(b)(1), inserted "availability for homeless veteran initiatives and" before "humanitarian relief" in section catchline.

Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–107, §361(a), designated existing provisions as par. (1) and added par. (2).

2000Pub. L. 106–398 renumbered section 2547 of this title as this section.

1991—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–88 struck out par. (1) which read as follows: "a finding under section 662 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2422); or", struck out par. (2) designation, and substituted "title V of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 413 et seq.)" for "section 501(a)(1) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 413)".

1990—Subsecs. (d), (e). Pub. L. 101–510 redesignated subsec. (e) as (d) and struck out former subsec. (d) which read as follows:

"(1) The Secretary of State shall submit an annual report on the disposition of all excess supplies transferred by the Secretary of Defense to the Secretary of State under this section during the preceding year.

"(2) Such reports shall be submitted to the Committees on Armed Services and on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committees on Armed Services and on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives.

"(3) Such reports shall be submitted not later than June 1 of each year."

1987—Subsec. (e)(1), (2). Pub. L. 100–26 inserted "The term" after each par. designation and struck out uppercase letter of first word after first quotation marks in each par. and substituted lowercase letter.

§2558. National military associations: assistance at national conventions

(a) Authority To Provide Services.—The Secretary of a military department may provide services described in subsection (c) in connection with an annual conference or convention of a national military association.

(b) Conditions for Providing Services.—Services may be provided under this section only if—

(1) the provision of the services in any case is approved in advance by the Secretary concerned;

(2) the services can be provided in conjunction with training in appropriate military skills; and

(3) the services can be provided within existing funds otherwise available to the Secretary concerned.


(c) Covered Services.—Services that may be provided under this section are—

(1) limited air and ground transportation;

(2) communications;

(3) medical assistance;

(4) administrative support; and

(5) security support.


(d) National Military Associations.—The Secretary of Defense shall designate those organizations which are national military associations for purposes of this section.

(e) Regulations.—The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe regulations to carry out this section.

(Added Pub. L. 101–189, div. A, title III, §329(a)(1), Nov. 29, 1989, 103 Stat. 1417, §2548; renumbered §2558, Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260.)

Amendments

2000Pub. L. 106–398 renumbered section 2548 of this title as this section.

Effective Date

Pub. L. 101–189, div. A, title III, §329(b), Nov. 29, 1989, 103 Stat. 1417, provided that: "Section 2548 [now 2558] of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [Nov. 29, 1989]."

§2559. Provision of medical care to foreign military and diplomatic personnel: reimbursement required; waiver for provision of reciprocal services

(a) Reimbursement Required.—Except as provided in subsection (b), whenever the Secretary of Defense provides medical care in the United States on an inpatient basis to foreign military and diplomatic personnel or their dependents, the Secretary shall require that the United States be reimbursed for the costs of providing such care. Payments received as reimbursement for the provision of such care shall be credited to the appropriations against which charges were made for the provision of such care.

(b) Waiver When Reciprocal Services Provided United States Military Personnel.—Notwithstanding subsection (a), the Secretary of Defense may provide inpatient medical care in the United States without cost to military personnel and their dependents from a foreign country if comparable care is made available to a comparable number of United States military personnel and their dependents in that foreign country.

(Added Pub. L. 101–510, div. A, title XIV, §1481(f)(1), Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1707, §2549; renumbered §2559, Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260.)

Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in Pub. L. 101–165, title IX, §9020, Nov. 21, 1989, 103 Stat. 1133, which was set out as a note under section 2241 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 101–510, §1481(f)(3).

Amendments

2000Pub. L. 106–398 renumbered section 2549 of this title as this section.

§2560. Aircraft and vehicles: limitation on leasing to non-Federal agencies

The Secretary of Defense (or Secretary of a military department) may not lease to a non-Federal agency in the United States any aircraft or vehicle owned or operated by the Department of Defense if suitable aircraft or vehicles are commercially available in the private sector. However, nothing in the preceding sentence shall affect authorized and established procedures for the sale of surplus aircraft or vehicles.

(Added Pub. L. 101–510, div. A, title XIV, §1481(g)(1), Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1707, §2550; renumbered §2560, Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260.)

Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in Pub. L. 101–165, title IX, §9025, Nov. 21, 1989, 103 Stat. 1134, which was set out as a note under section 2241 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 101–510, §1481(g)(4).

Amendments

2000Pub. L. 106–398 renumbered section 2550 of this title as this section.

§2561. Humanitarian assistance

(a) Authorized Assistance.—(1) To the extent provided in defense authorization Acts, funds authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Defense for a fiscal year for humanitarian assistance shall be used for the purpose of providing transportation of humanitarian relief and for other humanitarian purposes worldwide.

(2) The Secretary of Defense may use the authority provided by paragraph (1) to transport supplies intended for use to respond to, or mitigate the effects of, an event or condition, such as an oil spill, that threatens serious harm to the environment, but only if other sources to provide such transportation are not readily available. The Secretary may require reimbursement for costs incurred by the Department of Defense to transport supplies under this paragraph.

(b) Availability of Funds.—To the extent provided in appropriation Acts, funds appropriated for humanitarian assistance for the purposes of this section shall remain available until expended.

(c) Status Reports.—(1) The Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional committees specified in subsection (f) an annual report on the provision of humanitarian assistance pursuant to this section for the prior fiscal year. The report shall be submitted each year at the time of the budget submission by the President for the next fiscal year.

(2) Each report required by paragraph (1) shall cover all provisions of law that authorize appropriations for humanitarian assistance to be available from the Department of Defense for the purposes of this section.

(3) Each report under this subsection shall set forth the following information regarding activities during the previous fiscal year:

(A) The total amount of funds obligated for humanitarian relief under this section.

(B) The number of scheduled and completed transportation missions for purposes of providing humanitarian assistance under this section.

(C) A description of any transfer of excess nonlethal supplies of the Department of Defense made available for humanitarian relief purposes under section 2557 of this title. The description shall include the date of the transfer, the entity to whom the transfer is made, and the quantity of items transferred.


(d) Report Regarding Relief for Unauthorized Countries.—In any case in which the Secretary of Defense provides for the transportation of humanitarian relief to a country to which the transportation of humanitarian relief has not been specifically authorized by law, the Secretary shall notify the congressional committees specified in subsection (f) and the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and House of Representatives of the Secretary's intention to provide such transportation. The notification shall be submitted not less than 15 days before the commencement of such transportation.

(e) Definition.—In this section, the term "defense authorization Act" means an Act that authorizes appropriations for one or more fiscal years for military activities of the Department of Defense, including authorizations of appropriations for the activities described in paragraph (7) of section 114(a) of this title.

(f) Congressional Committees.—The congressional committees referred to in subsections (c)(1) and (d) are the following:

(1) The Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate.

(2) The Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives.

(Added Pub. L. 102–484, div. A, title III, §304(c)(1), Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2361, §2551; amended Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title XIII, §1312, Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 474; Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title X, §1067(1), Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 774; renumbered §2561 and amended Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1), (c)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260; Pub. L. 108–136, div. A, title III, §312(d), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1430; Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title X, §1076(f)(31), Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1953.)

Amendments

2013—Subsec. (f)(2). Pub. L. 112–239 substituted "Committee on Foreign Affairs" for "Committee on International Relations".

2003—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 108–136 designated existing provisions as par. (1) and added par. (2).

2000Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1)], renumbered section 2551 of this title as this section.

Subsec. (c)(3)(C). Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(c)(1)], substituted "section 2557" for "section 2547".

1999—Subsec. (f)(2). Pub. L. 106–65 substituted "Committee on Armed Services" for "Committee on National Security".

1996—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–106, §1312(1), (2), redesignated subsec. (d) as (b) and struck out former subsec. (b) which read as follows: "Authority To Transfer Funds.—To the extent provided in defense authorization Acts for a fiscal year, the Secretary of Defense may transfer to the Secretary of State funds appropriated for the purposes of this section to provide for—

"(1) the payment of administrative costs incurred in providing the transportation described in subsection (a); and

"(2) the purchase or other acquisition of transportation assets for the distribution of humanitarian relief supplies in the country of destination."

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104–106, §1312(1), (3), added subsec. (c) and struck out former subsec. (c) which read as follows:

"(c) Transportation of Humanitarian Relief.—(1) Transportation of humanitarian relief provided with funds appropriated for the purposes of this section shall be provided under the direction of the Secretary of State.

"(2) Such transportation shall be provided by the most economical commercial or military means available, unless the Secretary of State determines that it is in the national interest of the United States to provide such transportation other than by the most economical means available. The means used to provide such transportation may include the use of aircraft and personnel of the reserve components of the Armed Forces.

"(3) Nothing in this subsection shall be construed as waiving the requirements of section 2631 of this title and sections 901(b) and 901b of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 (46 U.S.C. App. 1241(b) and 1241f)."

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 104–106, §1312(4), redesignated subsec. (f) as (d) and substituted "the congressional committees specified in subsection (f) and the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and House of Representatives of the" for "the Committees on Appropriations and on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives, the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives of the". Former subsec. (d) redesignated (b).

Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 104–106, §1312(3), (5), redesignated subsec. (g) as (e) and struck out former subsec. (e) which required status reports and specified time for submission, coverage, and contents.

Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 104–106, §1312(6), added subsec. (f). Former subsec. (f) redesignated (d).

Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 104–106, §1312(5), redesignated subsec. (g) as (e).

Termination of Reporting Requirements

For termination, effective Dec. 31, 2021, of provisions in subsec. (c) of this section requiring submittal of annual report to Congress, see section 1061 of Pub. L. 114–328, set out as a note under section 111 of this title.

Notifications Regarding Humanitarian Relief

Notification provided to appropriate congressional committees with respect to assistance under this section to include detailed description of items for which transportation is provided that are excess nonlethal supplies of Department of Defense, including quantity, acquisition value, and value at time of transportation of such items, see section 1504(c) of Pub. L. 103–160, set out in a Humanitarian and Civic Assistance note under section 401 of this title.

Laws Covered by Initial Reports

Pub. L. 102–484, div. A, title III, §304(d), Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 2362, provided that for purposes of subsec. (e) of this section, section 304 of Pub. L. 102–190 (105 Stat. 1333) and the humanitarian relief laws referred to in section 304(f)(4) of Pub. L. 102–190 (as in effect on the day before Oct. 23, 1992) were to be considered as provisions of law that authorized appropriations for humanitarian assistance to be available for the purposes of this section.

[§2562. Repealed. Pub. L. 114–328, div. A, title XII, §1253(a)(1)(C), Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2532]

Section, added Pub. L. 102–484, div. D, title XLIII, §4304(a), Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2699, §2552; renumbered §2562 and amended Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1), (c)(2)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260; Pub. L. 107–217, §3(b)(8), Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1295; Pub. L. 107–314, div. A, title X, §1062(e)(1), Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2651; Pub. L. 111–350, §5(b)(41), Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3846, related to the limitation on use of excess construction or fire equipment from Department of Defense stocks in foreign assistance or military sales programs.

§2563. Articles and services of industrial facilities: sale to persons outside the Department of Defense

(a) Authority To Sell Outside DOD.—(1) The Secretary of Defense may sell in accordance with this section to a person outside the Department of Defense articles and services referred to in paragraph (2) that are not available from any United States commercial source.

(2)(A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B), articles and services referred to in paragraph (1) are articles and services that are manufactured or performed by any working-capital funded industrial facility of the armed forces.

(B) The authority in this section does not apply to sales of articles and services by a working-capital funded Army industrial facility (including a Department of the Army arsenal) that manufactures large caliber cannons, gun mounts, recoil mechanisms, ammunition, munitions, or components thereof, which are governed by regulations required by section 7543 of this title.

(b) Designation of Participating Industrial Facilities.—The Secretary may designate facilities referred to in subsection (a) as the facilities from which articles and services manufactured or performed by such facilities may be sold under this section.

(c) Conditions for Sales.—(1) A sale of articles or services may be made under this section only if—

(A) the Secretary of Defense determines that the articles or services are not available from a commercial source in the United States;

(B) the purchaser agrees to hold harmless and indemnify the United States, except as provided in paragraph (3), from any claim for damages or injury to any person or property arising out of the articles or services;

(C) the articles or services can be substantially manufactured or performed by the industrial facility concerned with only incidental subcontracting;

(D) it is in the public interest to manufacture the articles or perform the services;

(E) the Secretary determines that the sale of the articles or services will not interfere with the military mission of the industrial facility concerned; and

(F) the sale of the goods and services is made on the basis that it will not interfere with performance of work by the industrial facility concerned for the Department of Defense.


(2) The Secretary of Defense may waive the condition in paragraph (1)(A) and subsection (a)(1) that an article or service must be not available from a United States commercial source in the case of a particular sale if the Secretary determines that the waiver is necessary for reasons of national security and notifies Congress regarding the reasons for the waiver.

(3) Paragraph (1)(B) does not apply in any case of willful misconduct or gross negligence or in the case of a claim by a purchaser of articles or services under this section that damages or injury arose from the failure of the Government to comply with quality, schedule, or cost performance requirements in the contract to provide the articles or services.

(d) Methods of Sale.—(1) The Secretary shall permit a purchaser of articles or services under this section to use advance incremental funding to pay for the articles or services.

(2) In the sale of articles and services under this section, the Secretary shall—

(A) charge the purchaser, at a minimum, the variable costs, capital improvement costs, and equipment depreciation costs that are associated with the articles or services sold;

(B) enter into a firm, fixed-price contract or, if agreed by the purchaser, a cost reimbursement contract for the sale; and

(C) develop and maintain (from sources other than appropriated funds) working capital to be available for paying design costs, planning costs, procurement costs, and other costs associated with the articles or services sold.


(e) Deposit of Proceeds.—Proceeds from sales of articles and services under this section shall be credited to the funds, including working capital funds and operation and maintenance funds, incurring the costs of manufacture or performance.

(f) Relationship to Arms Export Control Act.—Nothing in this section shall be construed to affect the application of the export controls provided for in section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778) to items which incorporate or are produced through the use of an article sold under this section.

(g) Definitions.—In this section:

(1) The term "advance incremental funding", with respect to a sale of articles or services, means a series of partial payments for the articles or services that includes—

(A) one or more partial payments before the commencement of work or the incurring of costs in connection with the manufacture of the articles or the performance of the services, as the case may be; and

(B) subsequent progress payments that result in full payment being completed as the required work is being completed.


(2) The term "not available", with respect to an article or service proposed to be sold under this section, means that the article or service is unavailable from a commercial source in the required quantity and quality or within the time required.

(3) The term "variable costs", with respect to sales of articles or services, means the costs that are expected to fluctuate directly with the volume of sales and—

(A) in the case of articles, the volume of production necessary to satisfy the sales orders; or

(B) in the case of services, the extent of the services sold.

(Added Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title III, §339(a)(1), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2718, §2553; amended Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title III, §331(a)(2), (b), Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 566, 567; renumbered §2563, Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260; Pub. L. 107–107, div. A, title III, §343(a), Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1061; Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §809(a), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1840.)

Amendments

2018—Subsec. (a)(2)(B). Pub. L. 115–232 substituted "section 7543" for "section 4543".

2001—Subsec. (c)(1)(B). Pub. L. 107–107, §343(a)(1), substituted "as provided in paragraph (3)" for "in any case of willful misconduct or gross negligence".

Subsec. (c)(3). Pub. L. 107–107, §343(a)(2), added par. (3).

2000Pub. L. 106–398 renumbered section 2553 of this title as this section.

1999—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 106–65, §331(a)(2), designated existing provisions as par. (1), redesignated former pars. (1) to (6) as subpars. (A) to (F), respectively, of par. (1), and added par. (2).

Subsec. (g)(2), (3). Pub. L. 106–65, §331(b), added par. (2) and redesignated former par. (2) as (3).

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.

Effective Date

Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title III, §339(b), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2720, provided that: "Section 2553 [now 2563] of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall take effect on April 1, 1995."

§2564. Provision of support for certain sporting events

(a) Security and Safety Assistance.—At the request of a Federal, State, or local government agency responsible for providing law enforcement services, security services, or safety services, the Secretary of Defense may authorize the commander of a military installation or other facility of the Department of Defense or the commander of a specified or unified combatant command to provide assistance for the World Cup Soccer Games, the Goodwill Games, the Olympics, and any other civilian sporting event in support of essential security and safety at such event, but only if the Attorney General certifies that such assistance is necessary to meet essential security and safety needs.

(b) Other Assistance.—The Secretary of Defense may authorize a commander referred to in subsection (a) to provide assistance for a sporting event referred to in that subsection in support of other needs relating to such event, but only—

(1) to the extent that such needs cannot reasonably be met by a source other than the Department;

(2) to the extent that the provision of such assistance does not adversely affect the military preparedness of the armed forces; and

(3) if the organization requesting such assistance agrees to reimburse the Department for amounts expended by the Department in providing the assistance in accordance with the provisions of section 277 of this title and other applicable provisions of law.


(c) Inapplicability to Certain Events.—Subsections (a) and (b) do not apply to the following sporting events:

(1) Sporting events for which funds have been appropriated before September 23, 1996.

(2) The Special Olympics.

(3) The Paralympics.

(4) A sporting event sanctioned by the United States Olympic Committee through the Paralympic Military Program.

(5) Any national or international paralympic sporting event (other than a sporting event described in paragraphs (1) through (4))—

(A) that—

(i) is held in the United States or any of its territories or commonwealths;

(ii) is governed by the International Paralympic Committee; and

(iii) is sanctioned by the United States Olympic Committee;


(B) for which participation exceeds 100 amateur athletes; and

(C) in which at least 10 percent of the athletes participating in the sporting event are members or former members of the armed forces who are participating in the sporting event based upon an injury or wound incurred in the line of duty in the armed force and veterans who are participating in the sporting event based upon a service-connected disability.


(d) Terms and Conditions.—The Secretary of Defense may require such terms and conditions in connection with the provision of assistance under this section as the Secretary considers necessary and appropriate to protect the interests of the United States.

(e) Relationship to Other Laws.—Assistance provided under this section shall be subject to the provisions of sections 275 and 276 of this title.

(f) Funding for Support of Certain Events.—(1) Amounts for the provision of support for a sporting event described in paragraph (4) or (5) of subsection (c) may be derived from the Support for International Sporting Competitions, Defense account established by section 5802 of the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act, 1997 (Public Law 104–208; 10 U.S.C. 2564 note), notwithstanding any limitation under that section relating to the availability of funds in such account for the provision of support for international sporting competitions.

(2) The total amount expended for any fiscal year to provide support for sporting events described in subsection (c)(5) may not exceed $1,000,000.

(Added Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title III, §367(a), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2496, §2554; amended Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title X, §1073(a)(56), (c)(2)(A), Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1903, 1904; renumbered §2564, Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title X, §1033(b)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-260; Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title III, §372(a), Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 81; Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title X, §1051(a)(20), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1561.)

Amendments

2017—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 115–91, §1051(a)(20)(A), substituted "section 277" for "section 377".

Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 115–91, §1051(a)(20)(D), substituted "sections 275 and 276" for "sections 375 and 376". Directory language which read "by 'striking sections 375 and 376' " was executed as if it had read "by striking 'sections 375 and 376' ", to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

Pub. L. 115–91, §1051(a)(20)(B), (C), redesignated subsec. (f) as (e) and struck out former subsec. (e) which required reports on assistance provided under this section.

Subsecs. (f), (g). Pub. L. 115–91, §1051(a)(20)(C), redesignated subsecs. (f) and (g) as (e) and (f), respectively.

2008—Subsec. (c)(4), (5). Pub. L. 110–181, §372(a)(1), added pars. (4) and (5).

Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 110–181, §372(a)(2), added subsec. (g).

2000Pub. L. 106–398 renumbered section 2554 of this title as this section.

1997Pub. L. 105–85, §1073(c)(2)(A), made technical amendment to directory language of Pub. L. 104–201, §367(a), which enacted this section.

Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 105–85, §1073(a)(56), substituted "September 23, 1996" for "the date of the enactment of this Act".

Effective Date of 1997 Amendment

Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title X, §1073(c), Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1904, provided that the amendment made by that section is effective as of Sept. 23, 1996, and as if included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997, Pub. L. 104–201, as enacted.

Support for International Sporting Competitions, Defense, Account

Pub. L. 104–208, div. A, title V, §5802, Sept. 30, 1996, 110 Stat. 3009–522, as amended by Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title III, §372(b), Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 82, provided that: "There is hereby established on the books of the Treasury an account, 'Support for International Sporting Competitions, Defense' (hereinafter referred to in this section as the 'Account') to be available until expended for logistical and security support for international sporting competitions and for support of sporting competitions authorized under section 2564(c)(4) and (5), of title 10, United States Code, (other than pay and non-travel-related allowances of members of the Armed Forces of the United States, except for members of the reserve components thereof called or ordered to active duty in connection with providing such support): Provided, That there shall be credited to the Account: (a) unobligated balances of the funds appropriated in Public Laws 103–335 [108 Stat. 2605] and 104–61 [109 Stat. 642] under the headings 'Summer Olympics'; (b) any reimbursements received by the Department of Defense in connection with support to the 1993 World University Games; the 1994 World Cup Games; and the 1996 Games of the XXVI Olympiad held in Atlanta, Georgia; (c) any reimbursements received by the Department of Defense after the date of enactment of this Act [Sept. 30, 1996] for logistical and security support provided to international sporting competitions; and (d) amounts specifically appropriated to the Account, all to remain available until expended: Provided further, That none of the funds made available to the Account may be obligated until 15 days after the congressional defense committees [Committee on Armed Services and Subcommittee on National Security of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and Committee on Armed Services and Subcommittee on Defense of the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate] have been notified in writing by the Secretary of Defense as to the purpose for which these funds will be obligated."

§2564a. Provision of assistance for adaptive sports programs: members of the armed forces; certain veterans

(a) Program Authorized.—(1) The Secretary of Defense may establish a military adaptive sports program to support the provision of adaptive sports programming for—

(A) any member of the armed forces who is eligible to participate in adaptive sports because of an injury, illness, or wound incurred in the line of duty in the armed forces; and

(B) any veteran (as defined in section 101 of title 38), during the one-year period following the veteran's date of separation, who—

(i) is on the Temporary Disability Retirement List or Permanently Disabled Retirement List;

(ii) is eligible to participate in adaptive sports because of an injury, illness, or wound incurred in the line of duty in the armed forces; and

(iii) was enrolled in the program authorized under this section prior to the veteran's date of separation.


(2) In establishing the military adaptive sports program, the Secretary of Defense shall—

(A) consult with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; and

(B) avoid duplicating programs conducted by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs under section 521A of title 38.


(b) Provision of Assistance; Purpose.—(1) Under such criteria as the Secretary of Defense may establish under the military adaptive sports program, the Secretary may award grants to, or enter into contracts and cooperative agreements with, entities for the purpose of planning, developing, managing, and implementing adaptive sports programming for members and veterans described in subsection (a).

(2) The Secretary of Defense shall use competitive procedures to award any grant or to enter into any contract or cooperative agreement under this subsection.

(c) Use of Assistance.—Assistance provided under the military adaptive sports program shall be used—

(1) for the purposes specified in subsection (b); and

(2) for such related activities and expenses as the Secretary of Defense may authorize.

(Added Pub. L. 112–81, div. A, title V, §589(a), Dec. 31, 2011, 125 Stat. 1437; amended Pub. L. 116–92, div. A, title V, §592(a)–(c)(1), Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 1414, 1415.)

Amendments

2019Pub. L. 116–92, §592(c)(1), amended section catchline generally. Prior to amendment, catchline read as follows: "Provision of assistance for adaptive sports programs for members of the armed forces".

Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 116–92, §592(a), substituted "for—" and subpars. (A) and (B) for "for members of the armed forces who are eligible to participate in adaptive sports because of an injury or wound incurred in the line of duty in the armed forces."

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 116–92, §592(b), inserted "and veterans" after "members".

§2565. Nuclear test monitoring equipment: furnishing to foreign governments

(a) Authority To Transfer Title to or Otherwise Provide Nuclear Test Monitoring Equipment.—Subject to subsection (b), the Secretary of Defense may—

(1) transfer title or otherwise provide to a foreign government (A) equipment for the monitoring of nuclear test explosions, and (B) associated equipment;

(2) as part of any such conveyance or provision of equipment, install such equipment on foreign territory or in international waters; and

(3) inspect, test, maintain, repair, or replace any such equipment.


(b) Agreement Required.—Nuclear test explosion monitoring equipment may be provided to a foreign government under subsection (a) only pursuant to the terms of an agreement between the United States and the foreign government receiving the equipment in which the recipient foreign government agrees—

(1) to provide the United States with timely access to the data produced, collected, or generated by the equipment; and

(2) to permit the Secretary of Defense to take such measures as the Secretary considers necessary to inspect, test, maintain, repair, or replace that equipment, including access for purposes of such measures.


(c) Report.—Promptly after entering into any agreement under subsection (b), the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report on the agreement. The report shall identify the country with which the agreement was made, the anticipated costs to the United States to be incurred under the agreement, and the national interest of the United States that is furthered by the agreement.

(d) Limitation on Delegation.—The Secretary of Defense may delegate the authority of the Secretary to carry out this section only to the Secretary of the Air Force. Such a delegation may be redelegated.

(Added Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title XII, §1203(a)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A-324, §2555; renumbered §2565 and amended Pub. L. 107–107, div. A, title XII, §1201(a)(1), (b), Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1245.)

Amendments

2001Pub. L. 107–107, §1201(a)(1), renumbered section 2555 of this title as this section.

Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–107, §1201(b)(1)(A), substituted "Transfer Title to or Otherwise" for "Convey or" in heading.

Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 107–107, §1201(b)(1)(B), substituted "transfer title" for "convey" and struck out "and" after semicolon at end.

Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 107–107, §1201(b)(1)(C), (D), added par. (3).

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107–107, §1201(b)(2)(A), substituted "provided to a foreign government" for "conveyed or otherwise provided" in introductory provisions.

Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 107–107, §1201(b)(2)(B), inserted "and" after semicolon at end.

Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 107–107, §1201(b)(2)(C), substituted a period for "; and" at end.

Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 107–107, §1201(b)(2)(D), struck out par. (3) which read as follows: "to return such equipment to the United States (or allow the United States to recover such equipment) if either party determines that the agreement no longer serves its interests."

§2566. Space and services: provision to military welfare societies

(a) Authority To Provide Space and Services.—The Secretary of a military department may provide, without charge, space and services under the jurisdiction of that Secretary to a military welfare society.

(b) Definitions.—In this section:

(1) The term "military welfare society" means the following:

(A) The Army Emergency Relief Society.

(B) The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society.

(C) The Air Force Aid Society, Inc.


(2) The term "services" includes lighting, heating, cooling, electricity, office furniture, office machines and equipment, telephone and other information technology services (including installation of lines and equipment, connectivity, and other associated services), and security systems (including installation and other associated expenses).

(Added Pub. L. 107–314, div. A, title X, §1066(a), Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2656.)

§2567. Space and services: provision to WIC offices

(a) Allotment of Space and Provision of Services Authorized.—Upon application by a WIC office, the Secretary of a military department may allot space on a military installation under the jurisdiction of the Secretary to the WIC office without charge for rent or services if the Secretary determines that—

(1) the WIC office provides or will provide services solely to members of the armed forces assigned to the installation, civilian employees of the Department of Defense employed at the installation, or dependents of such members or employees;

(2) space is available on the installation;

(3) operation of the WIC office will not hinder military mission requirements; and

(4) the security situation at the installation permits the presence of a non-Federal entity on the installation.


(b) Definitions.—In this section:

(1) The term "services" includes the provision of lighting, heating, cooling, and electricity.

(2) The term "WIC office" means a local agency (as defined in subsection (b)(6) of section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786)) that participates in the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children under such section.

(Added Pub. L. 114–328, div. B, title XXVIII, §2812(a), Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2716.)

Prior Provisions

A prior section 2567, added Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title X, §1076(b)(1), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2405, which related to supplies, services, and equipment: provision in major public emergencies, was repealed by Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title X, §1068(b)(1), Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 326.

§2568. Retention of combat uniforms by members deployed in support of contingency operations

The Secretary of a military department may authorize a member of the armed forces under the jurisdiction of the Secretary who has been deployed in support of a contingency operation for at least 30 days to retain, after that member is no longer so deployed, the combat uniform issued to that member as organizational clothing and individual equipment.

(Added Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title III, §376(a), Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 84.)

§2568a. Damaged personal protective equipment: award to members separating from the Armed Forces and veterans

(a) In General.—The Secretary of a military department, acting through a disposition service distribution center of the Defense Logistics Agency, may award to a covered individual the demilitarized PPE of that covered individual. The award of PPE under this section shall be without cost to the covered individual.

(b) Definitions.—In this section:

(1) The term "covered individual" means—

(A) a member of the armed forces—

(i) under the jurisdiction of the Secretary concerned; and

(ii) who is separating from the armed forces; or


(B) a veteran who was under the jurisdiction of the Secretary concerned while a member of the armed forces.


(2) The term "PPE" means personal protective equipment that was damaged in combat or otherwise—

(A) during the deployment of a covered individual; and

(B) after September 11, 2001.

(Added Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VI, §623(a), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1800.)