Current through P.L. 117-47 (published on www.congress.gov on 10/08/2021")
Section 2816 - Consideration of energy security and energy resilience in life-cycle cost for military construction(a) IN GENERAL.- (1) The Secretary concerned, when evaluating the life-cycle designed cost of a covered military construction project, shall include as a facility requirement the long-term consideration of energy security and energy resilience that would ensure that the resulting facility is capable of continuing to perform its missions, during the life of the facility, in the event of a natural or human-caused disaster, an attack, or any other unplanned event that would otherwise interfere with the ability of the facility to perform its missions.(2) A facility requirement under paragraph (1) shall not be weighed, for cost purposes, against other facility requirements in determining the design of the facility.(b) INCLUSION IN THE BUILDING LIFE-CYCLE COST PROGRAM.-The Secretary shall include the requirements of subsection (a) in applying the latest version of the building life-cycle cost program, as developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, to consider on-site distributed energy assets in a building design for a covered military construction project.(c) COVERED MILITARY CONSTRUCTION PROJECT DEFINED.-(1) In this section, the term "covered military construction project" means a military construction project for a facility that is used to perform critical functions during a natural or human-caused disaster, an attack, or any other unplanned event.(2) For purposes of paragraph (1), the term "facility" includes at a minimum any of the following: (B) Nuclear command and control facilities.(C) Integrated strategic and tactical warning and attack assessment facilities.(D) Continuity of government facilities.(E) Missile defense facilities.(F) Air defense facilities.(I) Communications facilities.(J) Satellite and missile launch and control facilities.Added Pub. L. 116-283, div. B, title XXVIII, §2804(a), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4320.
- "includes" means "includes but is not limited to"; and
- National Guard
- The term "National Guard" means the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard.
- Secretary concerned
- The term "Secretary concerned" means-(A) the Secretary of the Army, with respect to matters concerning the Army;(B) the Secretary of the Navy, with respect to matters concerning the Navy, the Marine Corps, and the Coast Guard when it is operating as a service in the Department of the Navy;(C) the Secretary of the Air Force, with respect to matters concerning the Air Force and the Space Force; and(D) the Secretary of Homeland Security, with respect to matters concerning the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Department of the Navy.