10 U.S.C. § 2827

Current through P.L. 117-47 (published on www.congress.gov on 10/08/2021")
Section 2827 - Relocation of military family housing units
(a) RELOCATION AUTHORITY.-Subject to subsection (b), the Secretary concerned may relocate existing military family housing units from any location where the number of such units exceeds requirements for military family housing to any military installation where there is a housing shortage.
(b) NOTICE AND WAIT REQUIREMENTS.-A contract to carry out a relocation of military family housing units under subsection (a) may be awarded only after the end of the 14-day period beginning on the date on which the Secretary concerned submits, in an electronic medium pursuant to section 480 of this title, to the appropriate committees of Congress notice of the proposed new locations of the housing units to be relocated and the estimated cost of and source of funds for the relocation.

10 U.S.C. § 2827

Added Pub. L. 97-214, §2(a), July 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 160; amended Pub. L. 108-136, div. A, title X, §1031(a)(42), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1602; Pub. L. 115-91, div. B, title XXVIII, §2801(b)(2), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1842.

AMENDMENTS2017-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 115-91, §2801(b)(2)(A), inserted heading.Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 115-91, §2801(b)(2)(B), added subsec. (b) and struck out former subsec. (b) which read as follows: "A contract to carry out a relocation of military family housing units under subsection (a) may not be awarded until (1) the Secretary concerned has notified the appropriate committees of Congress of the proposed new locations of the housing units to be relocated and the estimated cost of and source of funds for the relocation, and (2) a period of 21 days has elapsed after the notification has been received by those committees or, if over sooner, a period of 14 days has elapsed after the date on which a copy of the notification is provided in an electronic medium pursuant to section 480 of this title."2003-Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 108-136 inserted before period at end "or, if over sooner, a period of 14 days has elapsed after the date on which a copy of the notification is provided in an electronic medium pursuant to section 480 of this title".

EFFECTIVE DATEFor effective date and applicability of section, see section 12(a) of Pub. L. 97-214 set out as a note under section 2801 of this title.

CONVEYANCE TO INDIAN TRIBES OF RELOCATABLE MILITARY HOUSING UNITS AT MILITARY INSTALLATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES Pub. L. 114-92, div. B, title XXVIII, §28052805,, 129 Stat. 1171, provided that:"(a) DEFINITIONS.-In this section:"(1) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.-The term 'Executive Director' means the Executive Director of Walking Shield, Inc. "(2) INDIAN TRIBE.-The term 'Indian tribe' means any Indian tribe included on the list published by the Secretary of the Interior under section 104 of the Federally Recognized Indian Tribe List Act of 1994 ( 25 U.S.C. 479a-1 ) [now 25 U.S.C. 5131 ]."(b) REQUESTS FOR CONVEYANCE.-"(1) IN GENERAL.-The Executive Director may submit to the Secretary of the military department concerned, on behalf of any Indian tribe, a request for conveyance of any relocatable military housing unit located at a military installation in the United States."(2) CONFLICTS.-The Executive Director shall resolve any conflict among requests of Indian tribes for housing units described in paragraph (1) before submitting a request to the Secretary of the military department concerned under this subsection."(c) CONVEYANCE BY A SECRETARY.-Notwithstanding any other provision of law, on receipt of a request under subsection (b)(1), the Secretary of the military department concerned may convey to the Indian tribe that is the subject of the request, at no cost to such military department and without consideration, any relocatable military housing unit described in subsection (b)(1) that, as determined by such Secretary, is in excess of the needs of the military."

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.