Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/233

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PUBLIC LAW 103-337—OCT. 5, 1994 108 STAT. 2867 (3) The Secretary of Defense shall enter into th'j memorandum of understanding authorized by paragraph (1) within 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act for the administration of the loan guarantee program under such section during fiscal year 1995. (4) The total amount allocated under section llll(b)(ll)(B) to cover the costs of loan guarantees during fiscal year 1995 under the loan guarantee program shall be divided between small business concerns and medium-sized business concerns (as defined in section 2524(g) of title 10, United States Code) as follows: (A) 60 percent for small business concerns. (B) 40 percent for medium-sized business concerns. (b) SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS REGARDING LOAN GUARANTEES.— Subsection (e) of section 2524 of title 10, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "(e) SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS REGARDING LOAN GUARANTEES.— (1) The Secretary shall carry out the loan guarantee program authorized under subsection (b)(3) during any fiscal year for which funds are specifically made available to cover the costs of loan guarantees to be issued pursuant to such subsection. "(2) In addition to the selection criteria specified in subsection (f), the selection criteria in the case of the loan guarantee program under subsection (b)(3) shall also include the following: "(A) The extent to which the loans to be guaranteed would support the retention of defense workers whose employment would otherwise be permanently or temporarily terminated as a result of reductions in expenditures by the United States for defense, the termination or cancellation of a defense contract, the failure to proceed with an approved major weapon system, the merger or consolidation of the operations of a defense contractor, or the closure or realignment of a military installation. "(B) The extent to which the loans to be guaranteed would stimulate job creation and new economic activities in communities most adversely affected by reductions in expenditures by the United States for defense, the termination or cancellation of a defense contract, the failure to proceed with an approved major weapon system, the merger or consolidation of the operations of a defense contractor, or the closure or realignment of a military installation. "(C) The extent to which the loans to be guaranteed would be used to acquire (or permit the use of other funds to acquire) capital equipment to modernize or expand the facilities of the borrower to enable the borrower to remain in the national technology and industrial base available to the Department of Defense. "(3) To be eligible for a loan guarantee under subsection (b)(3), a borrower must be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Secretary that at least 25 percent of the value of the borrower's sales during the preceding fiscal year were derived from— "(A) contracts with the Department of Defense or the defense-related activities of the Department of Energy; or "(B) subcontracts in support of defense-related prime contracts. "(4) The maximum amount of loan principal that the Secretary may guarantee under the loan guarantee program during a fiscal year may not exceed—