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112 STAT. 2208 PUBLIC LAW 105-261—OCT. 17, 1998 (1) a proposal for authority to conduct a pilot project based on the assessment made under subsection (b)(5) or for such general legislative authority as the Secretary considers appropriate to enhance the ability of the Department of Defense to utilize surplus capacity at military installations in order to improve military readiness, achieve cost savings with respect to such installations, or decrease the cost of operating such installations; (2) an estimate of the income that could accrue to the Department of Defense as a result of the implementation of enhanced authority proposed under paragraph (1) during the 5-year period beginning on the date of such implementation; and (3) an assessment of the extent to which any such income should be reserved for the use of the installations exercising such authority and of the extent to which installations would be likely to enter into such leases if they cannot retain such income. SEC. 2815. REPORT ON IMPLEMENTATION OF UTIUTY SYSTEM CONVEYANCE AUTHORITY. Not later than March 1, 1999, the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretaries of the military departments, shall submit to Congress a report containing— (1) the criteria to be used by the Secretary of a military department to select utility systems, and related improvements, easements, and rights-of-way, under the jurisdiction of the Secretary, for conveyance to a municipal, private, regional, district, or cooperative utility company or other entity under the authority of section 2688 of title 10, United States Code; (2) an assessment of the need to include, as part of the conveyance authority under such section, authority for the Secretary to convey real property associated with a utility system conveyed under such section; and (3) a description of the manner in which the Secretary will ensure that any conveyance under such section does not adversely affect the national security of the United States. Subtitle C—Defense Base Closure and Realignment SEC. 2821. APPLICABILITY OF PROPERTY DISPOSAL LAWS TO LEASES AT INSTALLATIONS TO BE CLOSED OR REALIGNED UNDER BASE CLOSURE LAWS. Section 2667(f)(1) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting after "subsection (a)(3)" the following: "or the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (to the extent such Act is inconsistent with this subsection)". SEC. 2822. ELIMINATION OF WAIVER AUTHORITY REGARDING PROHIBI- TION AGAINST CERTAIN CONVEYANCES OF PROPERTY AT NAVAL STATION, LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA. Section 2826 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 (division B of Public Law 105-85; 111 Stat. 2001) is amended by striking out subsection (e).