Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 3.djvu/338

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114 STAT. 1654A-296 PUBLIC LAW 106-398—APPENDIX the reimbursement rate at a rate less than the rates charged by private sector sources for equivalent services. "(d) LIABILITY INSURANCE.— The Secretary of the Air Force may provide the Civil Air Patrol with funds for paying the cost of liability insurance to cover missions and activities carried out under this section. "§9444. Activities performed as auxiliary of the Air Force "(a) AIR FORCE SUPPORT FOR ACTIVITIES.— The Secretary of the Air Force may furnish to the Civil Air Patrol in accordance with this section any equipment, supplies, and other resources that the Secretary determines necessary to enable the Civil Air Patrol to fulfill the missions assigned by the Secretary to the Civil Air Patrol as an auxiliary of the Air Force. "(b) FORMS OF AIR FORCE SUPPORT.— The Secretary of the Air Force may, under subsection (a)— "(1) give, lend, or sell to the Civil Air Patrol without regard to the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 471 et seq.)— "(A) major items of equipment (including aircraft, motor vehicles, computers, and communications equipment) that are excess to the military departments; and "(B) necessary related supplies and training aids that are excess to the military departments; "(2) permit the use, with or without charge, of services and facilities of the Air Force; "(3) furnish supplies (including fuel, lubricants, and other items required for vehicle and aircraft operations) or provide funds for the acquisition of supplies; "(4) establish, maintain, and supply liaison officers of the Air Force at the national, regional. State, and territorial headquarters of the Civil Air Patrol; "(5) detail or assign any member of the Air Force or any officer, employee, or contractor of the Department of the Air Force to any liaison office at the national, regional. State, or territorial headquarters of the Civil Air Patrol; "(6) detail any member of the Air Force or any officer, employee, or contractor of the Department of the Air Force to any unit or installation of the Civil Air Patrol to assist in the training programs of the Civil Air Patrol; "(7) authorize the payment of travel expenses and allowances, at rates not to exceed those paid to employees of the United States under subchapter I of chapter 57 of title 5, to members of the Civil Air Patrol while the members are carrying out programs or missions specifically assigned by the Air Force; "(8) provide funds for the national headquarters of the Civil Air Patrol, including— "(A) funds for the payment of staff compensation and benefits, administrative expenses, travel, per diem and allowances, rent, utilities, other operational expenses of the national headquarters; and "(B) to the extent considered necessary by the Secretary of the Air Force to fulfill Air Force requirements, funds for the payment of compensation and benefits for key staff at regional. State, or territorial headquarters;