Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary may provide to an eligible recipient any assistance available under this subchapter for a project to be carried out on a military or Department of Energy installation that is closed or scheduled for closure or realignment without requiring that the eligible recipient have title to the property or a leasehold interest in the property for any specified term.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 3142, Pub. L. 89–136, title II, §202, Aug. 26, 1965, 79 Stat. 556; Pub. L. 93–423, §4(b), Sept. 27, 1974, 88 Stat. 1158; Pub. L. 94–487, title I, §§107(c), (d), 108, Oct. 12, 1976, 90 Stat. 2332, authorized business loans and loan guarantees, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 105–393, §102(a).

A prior section 3142–1, Pub. L. 91–596, §28(d), Dec. 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 1618; Pub. L. 93–237, §2(c), Jan. 2, 1974, 87 Stat. 1024, which authorized loans for small business compliance with occupational safety and health standards, was omitted from the Code in view of the repeal of subchapter II of this chapter by Pub. L. 105–393.

A prior section 3142a, Pub. L. 89–298, title II, §217, Oct. 27, 1965, 79 Stat. 1088, which authorized purchase of indebtedness and loans for waterways projects, was transferred to section 2220 of Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters.

Effective Date

Section effective Feb. 11, 1999, see section 105 of Pub. L. 105–393, set out as a note under section 3121 of this title.

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