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Part III





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41 CFR Parts 101-43 and 102-36



Disposition of Excess Personal Property; Final Rule


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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

41 CFR Parts 101-43 and 102-36

[FPMR Amendment H-205]
RIN 3090-AF39

 
Disposition of Excess Personal Property

AGENCY: Office of Governmentwide Policy, GSA.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: The General Services Administration (GSA) is revising the 
Federal Property Management Regulations (FPMR) by moving coverage on 
the disposition of excess personal property into the Federal Management 
Regulation (FMR). A cross-reference is added to the FPMR to direct 
readers to the coverage in the FMR. The FMR is written in plain 
language to provide agencies with updated regulatory material that is 
easy to read and understand.

EFFECTIVE DATE: May 30, 2000.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Martha Caswell, Director, Personal 
Property Management Policy Division (MTP), 202-501-3828.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Background

    The purpose of this final rule is to update, streamline, and 
clarify FPMR part 101-43 and move the part into the Federal Management 
Regulation (FMR). The proposed rule is written in a plain language 
question and answer format. This style uses an active voice, shorter 
sentences, and pronouns. Unless otherwise indicated in the text, the 
pronouns ``we'', ``you'', and their variants refer to the agency. A 
question and its answer combine to establish a rule. The employee and 
the agency must follow the language contained in both the question and 
its answer.
    GSA has removed the term ``Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands'' 
from the definition of ``foreign excess personal property'' because 
there are no longer any entities in the Trust Territory of the Pacific 
Islands. As of October 1, 1994, Palau, the last remaining entity in the 
Trust Territory, became a self-governing sovereign state in free 
association with the United States.
    A proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on November 
16, 1999 (64 FR 62146). All public comments received were considered in 
the formulation of the final rule.

B. Executive Order 12866

    GSA has determined that this final rule is not a significant rule 
for the purposes of Executive Order 12866 of September 30, 1993.

C. Regulatory Flexibility Act

    This final rule is not required to be published in the Federal 
Register for notice and comment; therefore the Regulatory Flexibility 
Act, 5 U.S.C. 601, et seq., does not apply.

D. Paperwork Reduction Act

    The Paperwork Reduction Act does not apply because this final rule 
does not contain any information collection requirements that require 
the approval of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under 44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

E. Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act

    This final rule is exempt from Congressional review prescribed 
under 5 U.S.C. 801 since it relates solely to agency management and 
personnel.

List of Subjects in 41 CFR Parts 101-43 and 102-36

    Government property management, Surplus Government property.

    For the reasons set forth in the preamble, GSA amends 41 CFR 
chapters 101 and 102 as follows:

CHAPTER 101--[AMENDED]

    1. Part 101-43 is revised to read as follows:

PART 101-43--UTILIZATION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY

    Authority: 40 U.S.C. 486(c); Sec. 205(c), 63 Stat. 390.


Sec. 101-43.000  Cross-reference to the Federal Management Regulation 
(FMR) (41 CFR chapter 102, parts 102-1 through 102-220).

    For information on the disposition of excess personal property 
previously contained in this part, see FMR part 36 (41 CFR part 102-
36).

CHAPTER 102--[AMENDED]

    2. Part 102-36 is added to subchapter B to read as follows:

PART 102-36--DISPOSITION OF EXCESS PERSONAL PROPERTY

Subpart A--General Provisions
Sec.
102-36.5   What is the governing authority for this part?
102-36.10   What does this part cover?
102-36.15   Who must comply with the provisions of this part?
102-36.20   To whom do ``we'', ``you'', and their variants refer?
102-36.25   How do we request a deviation from these requirements 
and who can approve it?
102-36.30   When is personal property excess?
102-36.35   What is the typical process for disposing of excess 
personal property?

Definitions

102-36.40   What definitions apply to this part?

Responsibility

102-36.45   What are our responsibilities in the management of 
excess personal property?
102-36.50   May we use a contractor to perform the functions of 
excess personal property disposal?
102-36.55   What is GSA's role in the disposition of excess personal 
property?
Subpart B--Acquiring Excess Personal Property For Our Agency

Acquiring Excess

102-36.60   Who is eligible to acquire excess personal property as 
authorized by the Property Act?
102-36.65   Why must we use excess personal property instead of 
buying new property?
102-36.70   What must we consider when acquiring excess personal 
property?
102-36.75   Do we pay for excess personal property we acquire from 
another Federal agency under a transfer?
102-36.80   How much do we pay for excess personal property on a 
transfer with reimbursement?
102-36.85   Do we pay for personal property we acquire when it is 
disposed of by another agency under the exchange/sale authority, and 
how much do we pay?

Screening of Excess

102-36.90   How do we find out what personal property is available 
as excess?
102-36.95   How long is excess personal property available for 
screening?
102-36.100   When does the screening period start for excess 
personal property?
102-36.105   Who is authorized to screen and where do we go to 
screen excess personal property on-site?
102-36.110   Do we need authorization to screen excess personal 
property?
102-36.115   What information must we include in the authorization 
form for non-Federal persons to screen excess personal property?
102-36.120   What are our responsibilities in authorizing a non-
Federal individual to screen excess personal property?

Processing Transfers

102-36.125   How do we process a Standard Form 122 (SF 122), 
Transfer Order Excess Personal Property, through GSA?
102-36.130   What are our responsibilities in processing transfer 
orders of excess personal property?
102-36.135   How much time do we have to pick up excess personal 
property that has been approved for transfer?
102-36.140   May we arrange to have the excess personal property 
shipped to its final destination?

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Direct Transfers

102-36.145   May we obtain excess personal property directly from 
another Federal agency without GSA approval?
Subpart C--Acquiring Excess Personal Property for Non-Federal 
Recipients
102-36.150   For which non-Federal activities may we acquire excess 
personal property?
102-36.155   What are our responsibilities when acquiring excess 
personal property for use by a non-Federal recipient?
102-36.160   What additional information must we provide on the SF 
122 when acquiring excess personal property for non-Federal 
recipients?

Nonappropriated Fund Activities

102-36.165   Do we retain title to excess personal property 
furnished to a nonappropriated fund activity within our agency?
102-36.170   May we transfer personal property owned by one of our 
nonappropriated fund activities?

Contractors

102-36.175   Are there restrictions to acquiring excess personal 
property for use by our contractors?

Cooperatives

102-36.180   Is there any limitation/condition to acquiring excess 
personal property for use by cooperatives?

Project Grantees

102-36.185   What are the requirements for acquiring excess personal 
property for use by our grantees?
102-36.190   Must we always pay 25 percent of the original 
acquisition cost when furnishing excess personal property to project 
grantees?
102-36.195   What type of excess personal property may we furnish to 
our project grantees?
102-36.200   May we acquire excess personal property for 
cannibalization purposes by the grantee?
102-36.205   Is there a limit to how much excess personal property 
we may furnish to our grantees?
Subpart D--Disposition of Excess Personal Property
102-36.210   Why must we report excess personal property to GSA?

Reporting Excess Personal Property

102-36.215   How do we report excess personal property?
102-36.220   Must we report all excess personal property to GSA?
102-36.225   Must we report excess related personal property?
102-36.230   Where do we send the reports of excess personal 
property?
102-36.235   What information do we provide when reporting excess 
personal property?
102-36.240   What are the disposal condition codes?

Disposing of Excess Personal Property

102-36.245   Are we accountable for the personal property that has 
been reported excess, and who is responsible for the care and 
handling costs?
102-36.250   Does GSA ever take physical custody of excess personal 
property?
102-36.255   What options do we have when unusual circumstances do 
not allow adequate time for disposal through GSA?
102-36.260   How do we promote the expeditious transfer of excess 
personal property?
102-36.265   What if there are competing requests for the same 
excess personal property?
102-36.270   What if a Federal agency requests personal property 
that is undergoing donation screening or in the sales process?
102-36.275   May we dispose of excess personal property without GSA 
approval?
102-36.280   May we withdraw from the disposal process excess 
personal property that we have reported to GSA?

Transfers With Reimbursement

102-36.285   May we charge for personal property transferred to 
another Federal agency?
102-36.290   How much do we charge for excess personal property on a 
transfer with reimbursement?

Report of Disposal Activity

102-36.295   Is there any reporting requirement on the disposition 
of excess personal property?
102-36.300   How do we report the furnishing of personal property to 
non-Federal recipients?

Abandonment/Destruction

102-36.305   May we abandon or destroy excess personal property 
without reporting it to GSA?
102-36.310   Who makes the determination to abandon or destroy 
excess personal property?
102-36.315   Are there any restrictions to the use of the 
abandonment/destruction authority?
102-36.320   May we transfer or donate excess personal property that 
has been determined appropriate for abandonment/destruction without 
GSA approval?
102-36.325   What must be done before the abandonment/destruction of 
excess personal property?
102-36.330   Are there occasions when public notice is not needed 
regarding abandonment/destruction of excess personal property?
Subpart E--Personal Property Whose Disposal Requires Special Handling
102-36.335   Are there certain types of excess personal property 
that must be disposed of differently from normal disposal 
procedures?

Aircraft and Aircraft Parts

102-36.340   What must we do when disposing of excess aircraft?
102-36.345   May we dispose of excess Flight Safety Critical 
Aircraft Parts (FSCAP)?
102-36.350   How do we identify a FSCAP?
102-36.355   What are the FSCAP Criticality Codes?
102-36.360   How do we dispose of aircraft parts that are life-
limited but have no FSCAP designation?

Canines, Law Enforcement

102-36.365   May we transfer or donate canines that have been used 
in the performance of law enforcement duties?

Disaster Relief Property

102-36.370   Are there special requirements concerning the use of 
excess personal property for disaster relief?

Firearms

102-36.375   May we dispose of excess firearms?

Foreign Excess Personal Property

102-36.380   Who is responsible for disposing of foreign excess 
personal property?
102-36.385   What are our responsibilities in the disposal of 
foreign excess personal property?
102-36.390   How may we dispose of foreign excess personal property?
102-36.395   How may GSA assist us in disposing of foreign excess 
personal property?
102-36.400   Who pays for the transportation costs when foreign 
excess personal property is returned to the United States?

Gifts

102-36.405   May we keep gifts given to us from the public?
102-36.410   How do we dispose of a gift in the form of money or 
intangible personal property?
102-36.415   How do we dispose of gifts other than intangible 
personal property?
102-36.420   How do we dispose of gifts from foreign governments or 
entities?

Hazardous Personal Property

102-36.425   May we dispose of excess hazardous personal property?

Munitions List Items/Commerce Control List Items (MLIs/CCLIs)

102-36.430   May we dispose of excess Munitions List Items (MLIs)/
Commerce Control List Items (CCLIs)?
102-36.435   How do we identify Munitions List Items (MLIs)/Commerce 
Control List Items (CCLIs) requiring demilitarization?

Printing Equipment and Supplies

102-36.440   Are there special procedures for reporting excess 
printing and binding equipment and supplies?

Red Cross Property

102-36.445   Do we report excess personal property originally 
acquired from or through the American National Red Cross?

Shelf-Life Items

102-36.450   Do we report excess shelf-life items?

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102-36.455   How do we report excess shelf-life items?
102-36.460   Do we report excess medical shelf-life items held for 
national emergency purposes?
102-36.465   May we transfer or exchange excess medical shelf-life 
items with other Federal agencies?

Vessels

102-36.470   What must we do when disposing of excess vessels?
Subpart F--Miscellaneous Disposition
102-36.475   What is the authority for transfers under ``Computers 
for Learning''?

    Authority: 40 U.S.C. 486(c).

Subpart A--General Provisions


Sec. 102-36.5  What is the governing authority for this part?

    Section 205(c) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services 
Act of 1949, as amended (the Property Act) (40 U.S.C. 486), authorizes 
the Administrator of General Services to prescribe regulations as he 
deems necessary to carry out his functions under the Property Act. 
Section 202 of the Property Act (40 U.S.C. 483) authorizes the General 
Services Administration (GSA) to prescribe policies to promote the 
maximum use of excess Government personal property by executive 
agencies.


Sec. 102-36.10  What does this part cover?

    This part covers the acquisition, transfer, and disposal, by 
executive agencies, of excess personal property located in the United 
States, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth 
of Puerto Rico, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.


Sec. 102-36.15  Who must comply with the provisions of this part?

    All executive agencies must comply with the provisions of this 
part. The legislative and judicial branches are encouraged to report 
and transfer excess personal property and fill their personal property 
requirements from excess in accordance with these provisions.


Sec. 102-36.20  To whom do ``we'', ``you'', and their variants refer?

    Use of pronouns ``we'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this 
part refer to the agency.


Sec. 102-36.25  How do we request a deviation from these requirements 
and who can approve it?

    See Secs. 102-2.60 through 102-2.110 of this chapter to request a 
deviation from the requirements of this part.


Sec. 102-36.30  When is personal property excess?

    Personal property is excess when it is no longer needed by the 
activities within your agency to carry out the functions of official 
programs, as determined by the agency head or designee.


Sec. 102-36.35  What is the typical process for disposing of excess 
personal property?

    (a) You must ensure personal property not needed by your activity 
is offered for use elsewhere within your agency. If the property is no 
longer needed by any activity within your agency, your agency declares 
the property excess and reports it to GSA for possible transfer to 
eligible recipients, including Federal agencies for direct use or for 
use by their contractors, project grantees, or cooperative agreement 
recipients. All executive agencies must, to the maximum extent 
practicable, fill requirements for personal property by using existing 
agency property or by obtaining excess property from other Federal 
agencies in lieu of new procurements.
    (b) If GSA determines that there are no Federal requirements for 
your excess personal property, it becomes surplus property and is 
available for donation to State and local public agencies and other 
eligible non-Federal activities. The Property Act requires that surplus 
personal property be distributed to eligible recipients by an agency 
established by each State for this purpose, the State Agency for 
Surplus Property.
    (c) Surplus personal property not selected for donation is offered 
for sale to the public by competitive offerings such as sealed bid 
sales, spot bid sales or auctions. You may conduct or contract for the 
sale of your surplus personal property, or have GSA or another 
executive agency conduct the sale on behalf of your agency in 
accordance with part 101-45 of this title. You must inform GSA at the 
time the property is reported as excess if you do not want GSA to 
conduct the sale for you.
    (d) If a written determination is made that the property has no 
commercial value or the estimated cost of its continued care and 
handling would exceed the estimated proceeds from its sale, you may 
dispose of the property by abandonment or destruction, or donate it to 
public bodies.

Definitions


Sec. 102-36.40  What definitions apply to this part?

    The following definitions apply to this part:
    Commerce Control List Items (CCLIs) are dual use (commercial/
military) items that are subject to export control by the Bureau of 
Export Administration, Department of Commerce. These items have been 
identified in the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (15 CFR part 
774) as export controlled for reasons of national security, crime 
control, technology transfer and scarcity of materials.
    Cooperative means the organization or entity that has a cooperative 
agreement with a Federal agency.
    Cooperative agreement means a legal instrument reflecting a 
relationship between a Federal agency and a non-Federal recipient, made 
in accordance with the Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act of 
1977 (31 U.S.C. 6301-6308), under any or all of the following 
circumstances:
    (1) The purpose of the relationship is the transfer, between a 
Federal agency and a non-Federal entity, of money, property, services, 
or anything of value to accomplish a public purpose authorized by law, 
rather than by purchase, lease, or barter, for the direct benefit or 
use of the Federal Government.
    (2) Substantial involvement is anticipated between the Federal 
agency and the cooperative during the performance of the agreed upon 
activity.
    (3) The cooperative is a State or local government entity or any 
person or organization authorized to receive Federal assistance or 
procurement contracts.
    Demilitarization means, as defined by the Department of Defense, 
the act of destroying the military capabilities inherent in certain 
types of equipment or material. Such destruction may include deep sea 
dumping, mutilation, cutting, crushing, scrapping, melting, burning, or 
alteration so as to prevent the further use of the item for its 
originally intended purpose.
    Excess personal property means any personal property under the 
control of any Federal agency that is no longer required for that 
agency's needs, as determined by the agency head or designee.
    Exchange/sale property means property not excess to the needs of 
the holding agency but eligible for replacement, which is exchanged or 
sold under the provisions of part 101-46 of this title in order to 
apply the exchange allowance or proceeds of sale in whole or part 
payment for replacement with a similar item.
    Executive agency means any executive department or independent 
establishment in the executive branch of

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the Government, including any wholly owned Government corporation.
    Fair market value means the best estimate of the gross sales 
proceeds if the property were to be sold in a public sale.
    Federal agency means any executive agency or any establishment in 
the legislative or judicial branch of the Government (except the 
Senate, the House of Representatives, and the Architect of the Capitol 
and any activities under his/her direction).
    Federal Disposal System (FEDS) is GSA's automated excess personal 
property system. For additional information on using FEDS, access 
http://pub.fss.gsa.gov/property/.
    Flight Safety Critical Aircraft Part (FSCAP) is any aircraft part, 
assembly, or installation containing a critical characteristic whose 
failure, malfunction, or absence could cause a catastrophic failure 
resulting in engine shut-down or loss or serious damage to the aircraft 
resulting in an unsafe condition.
    Foreign excess personal property is any U.S. owned excess personal 
property located outside the United States (U.S.), the U.S. Virgin 
Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the 
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
    Grant means a type of assistance award and a legal instrument which 
permits a Federal agency to transfer money, property, services or other 
things of value to a grantee when no substantial involvement is 
anticipated between the agency and the recipient during the performance 
of the contemplated activity.
    Hazardous personal property means property that is deemed a 
hazardous material, chemical substance or mixture, or hazardous waste 
under the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (HMTA) (49 U.S.C. 
5101), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) (42 U.S.C. 
6901-6981), or the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) (15 U.S.C. 2601-
2609).
    Holding agency means the Federal agency having accountability for, 
and generally possession of, the property involved.
    Intangible personal property means personal property in which the 
existence and value of the property is generally represented by a 
descriptive document rather than the property itself. Some examples are 
patents, patent rights, processes, techniques, inventions, copyrights, 
negotiable instruments, money orders, bonds, and shares of stock.
    Life-limited aircraft part is an aircraft part that has a finite 
service life expressed in either total operating hours, total cycles, 
and/or calendar time.
    Line item means a single line entry, on a reporting form or 
transfer order, for items of property of the same type having the same 
description, condition code, and unit cost.
    Munitions List Items (MLIs) are commodities (usually defense 
articles/defense services) listed in the International Traffic in Arms 
Regulation (22 CFR part 121), published by the U.S. Department of 
State.
    Nonappropriated fund activity means an activity or entity that is 
not funded by money appropriated from the general fund of the U.S. 
Treasury, such as post exchanges, ship stores, military officers' 
clubs, veterans' canteens, and similar activities. Such property is not 
Federal property.
    Personal property means any property, except real property. For 
purposes of this part, the term excludes records of the Federal 
Government, and naval vessels of the following categories: battleships, 
cruisers, aircraft carriers, destroyers, and submarines.
    Project grant means a grant made for a specific purpose and with a 
specific termination date.
    Property Act means the Federal Property and Administrative Services 
Act of 1949 (63 Stat. 386), as amended.
    Public agency means any State, political subdivision thereof, 
including any unit of local government or economic development 
district; any department, agency, or instrumentality thereof, including 
instrumentalities created by compact or other agreement between States 
or political subdivisions; multijurisdictional substate districts 
established by or pursuant to State law; or any Indian tribe, band, 
group, pueblo, or community located on a State reservation.
    Related personal property means any personal property that is an 
integral part of real property. It is:
    (1) Related to, designed for, or specifically adapted to the 
functional capacity of the real property and removal of this personal 
property would significantly diminish the economic value of the real 
property; or
    (2) Determined by the Administrator of General Services to be 
related to the real property.
    Salvage means property that has value greater than its basic 
material content but for which repair or rehabilitation is clearly 
impractical and/or uneconomical.
    Scrap means property that has no value except for its basic 
material content.
    Screening period means the period in which excess and surplus 
personal property are made available for excess transfer or surplus 
donation to eligible recipients.
    Shelf-life item is any item that deteriorates over time or has 
unstable characteristics such that a storage period must be assigned to 
assure the item is issued within that period to provide satisfactory 
performance. Management of such items is governed by part 101-27, 
subpart 27.2, of this title and by DOD instructions, for executive 
agencies and DOD respectively.
    Surplus personal property (surplus) means excess personal property 
no longer required by the Federal agencies as determined by GSA.
    Surplus release date means the date when Federal screening has been 
completed and the excess property becomes surplus.
    Transfer with reimbursement means a transfer of excess personal 
property between Federal agencies where the recipient is required to 
pay, i.e. reimburse the holding agency, for the property.
    Unit cost means the original acquisition cost of a single item of 
property.
    United States means all the 50 States and the District of Columbia.
    Vessels means ships, boats and craft designed for navigation in and 
on the water, propelled by oars or paddles, sail, or power.

Responsibility


Sec. 102-36.45  What are our responsibilities in the management of 
excess personal property?

    (a) Agency procurement policies should require consideration of 
excess personal property before authorizing procurement of new personal 
property.
    (b) You are encouraged to designate national and regional property 
management officials to:
    (1) Promote the use of available excess personal property to the 
maximum extent practicable by your agency.
    (2) Review and approve the acquisition and disposal of excess 
personal property.
    (3) Ensure that any agency implementing procedures comply with this 
part.
    (c) When acquiring excess personal property, you must:
    (1) Limit the quantity acquired to that which is needed to 
adequately perform the function necessary to support the mission of 
your agency.

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    (2) Establish controls over the processing of excess personal 
property transfer orders.
    (3) Facilitate the timely pickup of acquired excess personal 
property from the holding agency.
    (d) While excess personal property you have acquired is in your 
custody, or the custody of your non-Federal recipients and the 
Government retains title, you and/or the non-Federal recipient must do 
the following:
    (1) Establish and maintain a system for property accountability.
    (2) Protect the property against hazards including but not limited 
to fire, theft, vandalism, and weather.
    (3) Perform the care and handling of personal property. ``Care and 
handling'' includes completing, repairing, converting, rehabilitating, 
operating, preserving, protecting, insuring, packing, storing, 
handling, conserving, and transporting excess and surplus personal 
property, and destroying or rendering innocuous property which is 
dangerous to public health or safety.
    (4) Maintain appropriate inventory levels as set forth in part 101-
27 of this title.
    (5) Continuously monitor the personal property under your control 
to assure maximum use, and develop and maintain a system to prevent and 
detect nonuse, improper use, unauthorized disposal or destruction of 
personal property.
    (e) When you no longer need personal property to carry out the 
mission of your program, you must:
    (1) Offer the property for reassignment to other activities within 
your agency.
    (2) Promptly report excess personal property to GSA when it is no 
longer needed by any activity within your agency for further reuse by 
eligible recipients.
    (3) Continue the care and handling of excess personal property 
while it goes through the disposal process.
    (4) Facilitate the timely transfer of excess personal property to 
other Federal agencies or authorized eligible recipients.
    (5) Provide reasonable access to authorized personnel for 
inspection and removal of excess personal property.
    (6) Ensure that final disposition complies with applicable 
environmental, health, safety and national security regulations.


Sec. 102-36.50  May we use a contractor to perform the functions of 
excess personal property disposal?

    Yes, you may use service contracts to perform disposal functions 
that are not inherently Governmental, such as warehousing or custodial 
duties. You are responsible for ensuring that the contractor conforms 
with the requirements of the Property Act and the Federal Management 
Regulation (41 CFR chapter 102), and any other applicable statutes and 
regulations when performing these functions.


Sec. 102-36.55  What is GSA's role in the disposition of excess 
personal property?

    In addition to developing and issuing regulations for the 
management of excess personal property, GSA:
    (a) Screens and offers available excess personal property to 
Federal agencies and eligible non-Federal recipients.
    (b) Approves and processes transfers of excess personal property to 
eligible activities.
    (c) Determines the amount of reimbursement for transfers of excess 
personal property when appropriate.
    (d) Conducts sales of surplus and exchange/sale personal property 
when requested by an agency.
    (e) Maintains an automated system, FEDS, to facilitate the 
reporting and transferring of excess personal property.

Subpart B--Acquiring Excess Personal Property For Our Agency

Acquiring Excess


Sec. 102-36.60  Who is eligible to acquire excess personal property as 
authorized by the Property Act?

    The following are eligible to acquire excess personal property:
    (a) Federal agencies (for their own use or use by their authorized 
contractors, cooperatives, and project grantees).
    (b) The Senate.
    (c) The House of Representatives.
    (d) The Architect of the Capitol and any activities under his 
direction.
    (e) The DC Government.
    (f) Mixed-ownership Government corporations as defined in 31 U.S.C. 
9101.


Sec. 102-36.65  Why must we use excess personal property instead of 
buying new property?

    Using excess personal property to the maximum extent practicable 
maximizes the return on Government dollars spent and minimizes 
expenditures for new procurement. Before purchasing new property, check 
with the appropriate regional GSA Personal Property Management office 
or access FEDS for any available excess personal property that may be 
suitable for your needs. You must use excess personal property unless 
it would cause serious hardship, be impractical, or impair your 
operations.


Sec. 102-36.70  What must we consider when acquiring excess personal 
property?

    Consider the following when acquiring excess personal property:
    (a) There must be an authorized requirement.
    (b) The cost of acquiring and maintaining the excess personal 
property (including packing, shipping, pickup, and necessary repairs) 
does not exceed the cost of purchasing and maintaining new material.
    (c) The sources of spare parts or repair/maintenance services to 
support the acquired item are readily accessible.
    (d) The supply of excess parts acquired must not exceed the life 
expectancy of the equipment supported.
    (e) The excess personal property will fulfill the required need 
with reasonable certainty without sacrificing mission or schedule.
    (f) You must not acquire excess personal property with the intent 
to sell or trade for other assets.


Sec. 102-36.75  Do we pay for excess personal property we acquire from 
another Federal agency under a transfer?

    (a) No, except for the situations listed in paragraph (b) of this 
section, you do not pay for the property. However, you are responsible 
for shipping and transportation costs. Where applicable, you may also 
be required to pay packing, loading, and any costs directly related to 
the dismantling of the property when required for the purpose of 
transporting the property.
    (b) You may be required to reimburse the holding agency for excess 
personal property transferred to you (i.e., transfer with 
reimbursement) when:
    (1) Reimbursement is directed by GSA.
    (2) The property was originally acquired with funds not 
appropriated from the general fund of the Treasury or appropriated 
therefrom but by law reimbursable from assessment, tax, or other 
revenue and the holding agency requests reimbursement. It is executive 
branch policy that working capital fund property shall be transferred 
without reimbursement.
    (3) The property was acquired with appropriated funds, but 
reimbursement is required or authorized by law.
    (4) You or the holding agency is the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).
    (5) You are acquiring excess personal property for use by a project 
grantee that is a public agency or a nonprofit organization and exempt 
from taxation under 26 U.S.C. 501.
    (6) You or the holding agency is the DC Government.
    (7) You or the holding agency is a wholly owned or mixed-ownership

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Government corporation as defined in the Government Corporation Control 
Act (31 U.S.C. 9101-9110).


Sec. 102-36.80  How much do we pay for excess personal property on a 
transfer with reimbursement?

    (a) You may be required to reimburse the holding agency the fair 
market value when the transfer involves any of the conditions in 
Sec. 102-36.75(b)(1) through (b)(4).
    (b) When acquiring excess personal property for your project 
grantees (Sec. 102-36.75(b)(5)), you are required to deposit into the 
miscellaneous receipts fund of the U.S. Treasury an amount equal to 25 
percent of the original acquisition cost of the property, except for 
transfers under the conditions cited in Sec. 102-36.190.
    (c) When you or the holding agency is the DC Government or a wholly 
owned or mixed-ownership Government corporation (Sec. 102-36.75(b)(6) 
or (b)(7)), you are required to reimburse the holding agency using fair 
value reimbursement. Fair value reimbursement is 20 percent of the 
original acquisition cost for new or unused property (i.e., condition 
code 1), and zero percent for other personal property. Where 
circumstances warrant, a higher fair value may be used if the agencies 
concerned agree. Due to special circumstances or the unusual nature of 
the property, the holding agency may use other criteria for 
establishing fair value if approved or directed by GSA. You must refer 
any disagreements to the appropriate regional GSA Personal Property 
Management office.


Sec. 102-36.85  Do we pay for personal property we acquire when it is 
disposed of by another agency under the exchange/sale authority, and 
how much do we pay?

    Yes, you must pay for personal property disposed of under the 
exchange/sale authority, in the amount required by the holding agency. 
The amount of reimbursement is normally the fair market value.

Screening of Excess


Sec. 102-36.90  How do we find out what personal property is available 
as excess?

    You may use the following methods to find out what excess personal 
property is available:
    (a) Check GSA's automated excess personal property system FEDS. For 
information on FEDS access http://pub.fss.gsa.gov/property/.
    (b) Contact or submit want lists to regional GSA Personal Property 
Management offices.
    (c) Check any available holding agency websites (see http://
www.policyworks.gov/surplus for a list of Federal agency websites.).
    (d) Conduct on-site screening at various Federal facilities.


Sec. 102-36.95  How long is excess personal property available for 
screening?

    The screening period for excess personal property is normally 21 
calendar days. GSA may extend or shorten the screening period in 
coordination with the holding agency. For screening timeframes for 
Government property in the possession of contractors see the Federal 
Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR part 45).


Sec. 102-36.100  When does the screening period start for excess 
personal property?

    Screening starts when GSA receives the report of excess personal 
property (see Sec. 102-36.230).


Sec. 102-36.105  Who is authorized to screen and where do we go to 
screen excess personal property on-site?

    You may authorize your agency employees, contractors, or non-
Federal recipients that you sponsor to screen excess personal property. 
You may visit Defense Reutilization and Marketing Offices (DRMOs) and 
DOD contractor facilities to screen excess personal property generated 
by the Department of Defense. You may also inspect excess personal 
property at various civilian agency facilities throughout the United 
States.


Sec. 102-36.110  Do we need authorization to screen excess personal 
property?

    (a) Yes, when entering a Federal facility, Federal agency employees 
must present a valid Federal ID. Non-Federal individuals will need 
proof of authorization from their sponsoring Federal agency in addition 
to a valid picture identification.
    (b) Entry on some Federal and contractor facilities may require 
special authorization from that facility. Persons wishing to screen 
excess personal property on such a facility must obtain approval from 
that agency. Contact your regional GSA Personal Property Management 
office for locations and accessibility.


Sec. 102-36.115  What information must we include in the authorization 
form for non-Federal persons to screen excess personal property?

    (a) For non-Federal persons to screen excess personal property, you 
must provide on the authorization form:
    (1) The individual's name and the organization he/she represents;
    (2) The period of time and location(s) in which screening will be 
conducted; and
    (3) The number and completion date of the applicable contract, 
cooperative agreement, or grant.
    (b) An authorized official of your agency must sign the 
authorization form.


Sec. 102-36.120  What are our responsibilities in authorizing a non-
Federal individual to screen excess personal property?

    You must do the following:
    (a) Ensure that the non-Federal screener certifies that any and all 
property requested will be used for authorized official purpose(s).
    (b) Maintain a record of the authorized screeners under your 
authority, to include names, addresses and telephone numbers, and any 
additional identifying information such as driver's license or social 
security numbers.
    (c) Retrieve any expired or invalid screener's authorization forms.

Processing Transfers


Sec. 102-36.125  How do we process a Standard Form 122 (SF 122), 
Transfer Order Excess Personal Property, through GSA?

    (a) You must first contact the appropriate regional GSA Personal 
Property Management office to assure the property is available to you. 
Submit your request on a SF 122, Transfer Order Excess Personal 
Property, to the region in which the property is located. For the types 
of property listed in the table in paragraph (b) of this section, 
submit the SF 122 to the corresponding GSA regions. You may submit the 
SF 122 manually or transmit the required information by electronic 
media (FEDS) or any other transfer form specified and approved by GSA.
    (b) For the following types of property, you must submit the SF 122 
to the corresponding GSA regions:

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            Type of property                     GSA region                           Location
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Aircraft...............................  9 FBP                      San Francisco, CA 94102.
Firearms...............................  7 FP-8                     Denver, CO 80225.
Foreign Gifts..........................  FBP                        Washington, DC 20406.
Forfeited Property.....................  3 FP                       Washington, DC 20407.

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Standard Forms.........................  7 FMP                      Ft. Worth, TX 76102.
Vessels, civilian......................   3 FPD                     Philadelphia, PA 19107.
Vessels, DOD...........................  4 FD                       Atlanta, GA 30365.
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Sec. 102-36.130  What are our responsibilities in processing transfer 
orders of excess personal property?

    Whether the excess is for your use or for use by a non-Federal 
recipient that you sponsor, you must:
    (a) Ensure that only authorized Federal officials of your agency 
sign the SF 122 prior to submission to GSA for approval.
    (b) Ensure that excess personal property approved for transfer is 
used for authorized official purpose(s).
    (c) Advise GSA of names of agency officials that are authorized to 
approve SF 122s, and notify GSA of any changes in signatory authority.


Sec. 102-36.135  How much time do we have to pick up excess personal 
property that has been approved for transfer?

    When the holding agency notifies you that the property is ready for 
removal, you normally have 15 calendar days to pick up the property, 
unless otherwise coordinated with the holding agency.


Sec. 102-36.140  May we arrange to have the excess personal property 
shipped to its final destination?

    Yes, when the holding agency agrees to provide assistance in 
preparing the property for shipping. You may be required to pay the 
holding agency any direct costs in preparing the property for shipment. 
You must provide shipping instructions and the appropriate fund code 
for billing purposes on the SF 122.

Direct Transfers


Sec. 102-36.145  May we obtain excess personal property directly from 
another Federal agency without GSA approval?

    Yes, but only under the following situations:
    (a) You may obtain excess personal property that has not yet been 
reported to GSA, provided the total acquisition cost of the excess 
property does not exceed $10,000 per line item. You must ensure that a 
SF 122 is completed for the direct transfer and that an authorized 
official of your agency signs the SF 122. You must provide a copy of 
the SF 122 to the appropriate regional GSA office within 10 workdays 
from the date of the transaction.
    (b) You may obtain excess personal property exceeding the $10,000 
per line item limitation, provided you first contact the appropriate 
regional GSA Personal Property Management office for verbal approval of 
a prearranged transfer. You must annotate the SF 122 with the name of 
the GSA approving official and the date of the verbal approval, and 
provide a copy of the SF 122 to GSA within 10 workdays from the date of 
transaction.
    (c) You are subject to the requirement to pay reimbursement for the 
excess personal property under a direct transfer when any of the 
conditions in Sec. 102-36.75(b) applies.
    (d) You may obtain excess personal property directly from another 
Federal agency without GSA approval when that Federal agency has 
statutory authority to dispose of such excess personal property and you 
are an eligible recipient.

Subpart C--Acquiring Excess Personal Property for Non-Federal 
Recipients


Sec. 102-36.150  For which non-Federal activities may we acquire excess 
personal property?

    Under the Property Act you may acquire and furnish excess personal 
property for use by your nonappropriated fund activities, contractors, 
cooperatives, and project grantees. You may acquire and furnish excess 
personal property for use by other eligible recipients only when you 
have specific statutory authority to do so.


Sec. 102-36.155  What are our responsibilities when acquiring excess 
personal property for use by a non-Federal recipient?

    When acquiring excess personal property for use by a non-Federal 
recipient, your authorized agency official must:
    (a) Ensure the use of excess personal property by the non-Federal 
recipient is authorized and complies with applicable Federal 
regulations and agency guidelines.
    (b) Determine that the use of excess personal property will reduce 
the costs to the Government and/or that it is in the Government's best 
interest to furnish excess personal property.
    (c) Review and approve transfer documents for excess personal 
property as the sponsoring Federal agency.
    (d) Ensure the non-Federal recipient is aware of his obligations 
under the FMR and your agency regulations regarding the management of 
excess personal property.
    (e) Ensure the non-Federal recipient does not stockpile the 
property but places the property into use within a reasonable period of 
time, and has a system to prevent nonuse, improper use, or unauthorized 
disposal or destruction of excess personal property furnished.
    (f) Establish provisions and procedures for property accountability 
and disposition in situations when the Government retains title.
    (g) Report annually to GSA excess personal property furnished to 
non-Federal recipients during the year (see Sec. 102-36.295).


Sec. 102-36.160  What additional information must we provide on the SF 
122 when acquiring excess personal property for non-Federal recipients?

    Annotate on the SF 122, the name of the non-Federal recipient and 
the contract, grant or agreement number, when applicable, and the 
scheduled completion/expiration date of the contract, grant or 
agreement. If the remaining time prior to the expiration date is less 
than 60 calendar days, you must certify that the contract, grant or 
agreement will be extended or renewed or provide other written 
justification for the transfer.

Nonappropriated Fund Activities


Sec. 102-36.165  Do we retain title to excess personal property 
furnished to a nonappropriated fund activity within our agency?

    Yes, title to excess personal property furnished to a 
nonappropriated fund activity remains with the Federal Government and 
you are accountable for establishing controls over the use of such 
excess property in accordance with Sec. 102-36.45(d). When such 
property is no longer required by the nonappropriated fund activity, 
you must reuse or dispose of the property in accordance with this part.


Sec. 102-36.170  May we transfer personal property owned by one of our 
nonappropriated fund activities?

    Property purchased by a nonappropriated fund activity is not 
Federal property. A nonappropriated fund activity has the option of 
making its privately owned personal property available for transfer to 
a Federal agency, usually with reimbursement. If such reimbursable 
personal property is not transferred to another Federal

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agency, it may be offered for sale. Such property in not available for 
donation.

Contractors


Sec. 102-36.175  Are there restrictions to acquiring excess personal 
property for use by our contractors?

    Yes, you may acquire and furnish excess personal property for use 
by your contractors subject to the criteria and restrictions in the 
Federal Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR part 45). When such property is 
no longer needed by your contractors or your agency, you must dispose 
of the excess personal property in accordance with the provisions of 
this part.

Cooperatives


Sec. 102-36.180  Is there any limitation/condition to acquiring excess 
personal property for use by cooperatives?

    Yes, you must limit the total dollar amount of property transfers 
(in terms of original acquisition cost) to the dollar value of the 
cooperative agreement. For any transfers in excess of such amount, you 
must ensure that an official of your agency at a level higher than the 
officer administering the agreement approves the transfer. The Federal 
Government retains title to such property, except when provided by 
specific statutory authority.

Project Grantees


Sec. 102-36.185  What are the requirements for acquiring excess 
personal property for use by our grantees?

    You may furnish excess personal property for use by your grantees 
only when:
    (a) The grantee holds a Federally sponsored project grant;
    (b) The grantee is a public agency or a nonprofit tax-exempt 
organization under section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 
U.S.C. 501);
    (c) The property is for use in connection with the grant; and
    (d) You pay 25 percent of the original acquisition cost of the 
excess personal property, such funds to be deposited into the 
miscellaneous receipts fund of the U.S. Treasury. Exceptions to paying 
this 25 percent are provided in Sec. 102-36.190. Title to property 
vests in the grantee when your agency pays 25 percent of the original 
acquisition cost.


Sec. 102-36.190  Must we always pay 25 percent of the original 
acquisition cost when furnishing excess personal property to project 
grantees?

    No, you may acquire excess personal property for use by a project 
grantee without paying the 25 percent fee when any of the following 
conditions apply:
    (a) The personal property was originally acquired from excess 
sources by your agency and has been placed into official use by your 
agency for at least one year. The Federal Government retains title to 
such property.
    (b) The property is furnished under section 203 of the Department 
of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944 (16 U.S.C. 580a) through the U.S. 
Forest Service in connection with cooperative State forest fire control 
programs. The Federal Government retains title to such property.
    (c) The property is furnished by the U.S. Department of Agriculture 
to State or county extension services or agricultural research 
cooperatives under 40 U.S.C. 483(d)(2)(E). The Federal Government 
retains title to such property.
    (d) The property is not needed for donation under part 101-44 of 
this title, and is transferred under section 608 of the Foreign 
Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2358). Title to such 
property transfers to the grantee. (You need not wait until after the 
donation screening period when furnishing excess personal property to 
recipients under the Agency for International Development (AID) 
Development Loan Program.)
    (e) The property is scientific equipment transferred under section 
11(e) of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Act of 1950, as amended 
(42 U.S.C. 1870(e)). GSA will limit such transfers to property within 
Federal Supply Classification (FSC) groups 12, 14, 43, 48, 58, 59, 65, 
66, 67, 68 and 70. GSA may approve transfers without reimbursement for 
property under other FSC groups when NSF certifies the item is a 
component of or related to a piece of scientific equipment or is a 
difficult-to-acquire item needed for scientific research. Regardless of 
FSC, GSA will not approve transfers of common-use or general-purpose 
items without reimbursement. Title to such property transfers to the 
grantee.
    (f) The property is furnished in connection with grants to Indian 
tribes, as defined in section 3(c) of the Indian Financing Act (24 
U.S.C. 1452(c)). Title passage is determined under the authorities of 
the administering agency.


Sec. 102-36.195  What type of excess personal property may we furnish 
to our project grantees?

    You may furnish to your project grantees any property, except for 
consumable items, determined to be necessary and usable for the purpose 
of the grant. Consumable items are generally not transferable to 
project grantees. GSA may approve transfers of excess consumable items 
when adequate justification for the transfer accompanies such requests. 
For the purpose of this section ``consumable items'' are items which 
are intended for one-time use and are actually consumed in that one 
time; e.g., drugs, medicines, surgical dressings, cleaning and 
preserving materials, and fuels.


Sec. 102-36.200  May we acquire excess personal property for 
cannibalization purposes by the grantees?

    Yes, subject to GSA approval, you may acquire excess personal 
property for cannibalization purposes. You may be required to provide a 
supporting statement that indicates disassembly of the item for 
secondary use has greater benefit than utilization of the item in its 
existing form and cost savings to the Government will result.


Sec. 102-36.205  Is there a limit to how much excess personal property 
we may furnish to our grantees?

    Yes, you must monitor transfers of excess personal property so the 
total dollar amount of property transferred (in original acquisition 
cost) does not exceed the dollar value of the grant. Any transfers 
above the grant amount must be approved by an official at an 
administrative level higher than the officer administering the grant.

Subpart D--Disposition of Excess Personal Property


Sec. 102-36.210  Why must we report excess personal property to GSA?

    You must report excess personal property to promote reuse by the 
Government to enable Federal agencies to benefit from the continued use 
of property already paid for with taxpayers' money, thus minimizing new 
procurement costs. Reporting excess personal property to GSA helps 
assure that the information on available excess personal property is 
accessible and disseminated to the widest range of reuse customers.

Reporting Excess Personal Property


Sec. 102-36.215  How do we report excess personal property?

    Report excess personal property as follows:
    (a) Electronically submit the data elements required on the 
Standard Form 120 (SF 120), Report of Excess Personal Property, in a 
format specified and approved by GSA; or
    (b) Submit a paper SF 120 to the regional GSA Personal Property 
Management office.

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Sec. 102-36.220  Must we report all excess personal property to GSA?

    (a) Generally yes, regardless of the condition code, except as 
authorized in Sec. 102-36.145 for direct transfers or as exempted in 
paragraph (b) of this section. Report all excess personal property, 
including excess personal property to which the Government holds title 
but is in the custody of your contractors, cooperatives, or project 
grantees.
    (b) You are not required to report the following types of excess 
personal property to GSA for screening:
    (1) Property determined appropriate for abandonment/destruction 
(see Sec. 102-36.305).
    (2) Nonappropriated fund property (see Sec. 102-36.165).
    (3) Foreign excess personal property (see Sec. 102-36.380).
    (4) Scrap, except aircraft in scrap condition.
    (5) Perishables, defined for the purposes of this section as any 
personal property subject to spoilage or decay.
    (6) Trading stamps and bonus goods.
    (7) Hazardous waste.
    (8) Controlled substances.
    (9) Nuclear Regulatory Commission-controlled materials.
    (10) Property dangerous to public health and safety.
    (11) Classified items or property determined to be sensitive for 
reasons of national security.
    (c) Refer to part 101-42 of this title for additional guidance on 
the disposition of classes of property under paragraphs (b)(7) through 
(b)(11) of this section.


Sec. 102-36.225  Must we report excess related personal property?

    Yes, you must report excess related personal property to the Office 
of Real Property, GSA, in accordance with part 101-47 of this title.


Sec. 102-36.230  Where do we send the reports of excess personal 
property?

    (a) You must direct electronic submissions of excess personal 
property to the Federal Disposal System (FEDS) maintained by the 
Property Management Division (FBP), GSA, Washington, DC 20406.
    (b) For paper submissions, you must send the SF 120 to the regional 
GSA Personal Property Management office for the region in which the 
property is located. For the categories of property listed in Sec. 102-
36.125(b), forward the SF 120 to the corresponding regions.


Sec. 102-36.235  What information do we provide when reporting excess 
personal property?

    (a) You must provide the following data on excess personal 
property:
    (1) The reporting agency and the property location.
    (2) A report number (6-digit activity address code and 4-digit 
Julian date).
    (3) 4-digit Federal Supply Class (use National Stock Number 
whenever available).
    (4) Description of item, in sufficient detail.
    (5) Quantity and unit of issue.
    (6) Disposal Condition Code (see Sec. 102-36.240).
    (7) Original acquisition cost per unit and total cost (use estimate 
if original cost not available).
    (8) Manufacturer, date of manufacture, part and serial number, when 
required by GSA.
    (b) In addition, provide the following information on your report 
of excess, when applicable:
    (1) Major parts/components that are missing.
    (2) If repairs are needed, the type of repairs.
    (3) Special requirements for handling, storage, or transportation.
    (4) The required date of removal due to moving or space 
restrictions.
    (5) If reimbursement is required, the authority under which the 
reimbursement is requested, the amount of reimbursement and the 
appropriate fund code to which money is to be deposited.
    (6) If you will conduct the sale of personal property that is not 
transferred or donated.


Sec. 102-36.240  What are the disposal condition codes?

    The disposal condition codes are contained in the following table:

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Disposal condition code                     Definition
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1......................  New. Property which is in new condition or
                          unused condition and can be used immediately
                          without modifications or repairs.
4......................  Usable. Property which shows some wear, but can
                          be used without significant repair.
7......................  Repairable. Property which is unusable in its
                          current condition but can be economically
                          repaired.
X......................  Salvage. Property which has value in excess of
                          its basic material content, but repair or
                          rehabilitation is impractical and/or
                          uneconomical.
S......................  Scrap. Property which has no value except for
                          its basic material content.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Disposing of Excess Personal Property


Sec. 102-36.245  Are we accountable for the personal property that has 
been reported excess, and who is responsible for the care and handling 
costs?

    Yes, you are accountable for the excess personal property until the 
time it is picked up by the designated recipient or its agent. You are 
responsible for all care and handling charges while the excess personal 
property is going through the screening and disposal process.


Sec. 102-36.250  Does GSA ever take physical custody of excess personal 
property?

    Generally you retain physical custody of the excess personal 
property prior to its final disposition. Very rarely GSA may consider 
accepting physical custody of excess personal property. Under special 
circumstances, GSA may take custody or may direct the transfer of 
partial or total custody to other executive agencies, with their 
consent.


Sec. 102-36.255  What options do we have when unusual circumstances do 
not allow adequate time for disposal through GSA?

    Contact your regional GSA Personal Property Management office for 
any existing interagency agreements that would allow you to turn in 
excess personal property to a Federal facility. You are responsible for 
any turn-in costs and all costs related to transporting the excess 
personal property to these facilities.


Sec. 102-36.260  How do we promote the expeditious transfer of excess 
personal property?

    For expeditious transfer of excess personal property you should:
    (a) Provide complete and accurate property descriptions and 
condition codes on the report of excess to facilitate

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the selection of usable property by potential users.
    (b) Ensure that any available operating manual, parts list, 
diagram, maintenance log, or other instructional publication is made 
available with the property at the time of transfer.
    (c) Advise the designated recipient of any special requirements for 
dismantling, shipping/transportation.
    (d) When the excess personal property is located at a facility due 
to be closed, provide advance notice of the scheduled date of closing, 
and ensure there is sufficient time for screening and removal of 
property.


Sec. 102-36.265  What if there are competing requests for the same 
excess personal property?

    (a) GSA will generally approve transfers on a first-come, first-
served basis. When more than one Federal agency requests the same item, 
and the quantity available is not sufficient to meet the demand of all 
interested agencies, GSA will consider factors such as national defense 
requirements, emergency needs, avoiding the necessity of a new 
procurement, energy conservation, transportation costs, and retention 
of title in the Government. GSA will normally give preference to the 
agency that will retain title in the Government.
    (b) Requests for property for the purpose of cannibalization will 
normally be subordinate to requests for use of the property in its 
existing form.


Sec. 102-36.270  What if a Federal agency requests personal property 
that is undergoing donation screening or in the sales process?

    Prior to final disposition, GSA will consider requests from 
authorized Federal activities for excess personal property undergoing 
donation screening or in the sales process. Federal transfers may be 
authorized prior to removal of the property under a donation or sales 
action.


Sec. 102-36.275  May we dispose of excess personal property without GSA 
approval?

    No, you may not dispose of excess personal property without GSA 
approval except under the following limited situations:
    (a) You may transfer to another Federal agency excess personal 
property that has not yet been reported to GSA, under direct transfer 
procedures contained in Sec. 102-36.145.
    (b) You may dispose of excess personal property that is not 
required to be reported to GSA (see Sec. 102-36.220(b)).
    (c) You may dispose of excess personal property without going 
through GSA when such disposal is authorized by law.


Sec. 102-36.280  May we withdraw from the disposal process excess 
personal property that we have reported to GSA?

    Yes, you may withdraw excess personal property from the disposal 
process, but only with the approval of GSA and to satisfy an internal 
agency requirement. Property that has been approved for transfer or 
donation or offered for sale by GSA may be returned to your control 
with proper justification.

Transfers With Reimbursement


Sec. 102-36.285  May we charge for personal property transferred to 
another Federal agency?

    (a) When any one of the following conditions applies, you may 
require and retain reimbursement for the excess personal property from 
the recipient:
    (1) Your agency has the statutory authority to require and retain 
reimbursement for the property.
    (2) You are transferring the property under the exchange/sale 
authority.
    (3) You had originally acquired the property with funds not 
appropriated from the general fund of the Treasury or appropriated 
therefrom but by law reimbursable from assessment, tax, or other 
revenue. It is current executive branch policy that working capital 
fund property shall be transferred without reimbursement.
    (4) You or the recipient is the U.S. Postal Service.
    (5) You or the recipient is the DC Government.
    (6) You or the recipient is a wholly owned or mixed-ownership 
Government corporation.
    (b) You may charge for direct costs you incurred incident to the 
transfer, such as packing, loading and shipping of the property. The 
recipient is responsible for such charges unless you waive the amount 
involved.
    (c) You may not charge for overhead or administrative expenses or 
the costs for care and handling of the property pending disposition.


Sec. 102-36.290  How much do we charge for excess personal property on 
a transfer with reimbursement?

    (a) You may require reimbursement in an amount up to the fair 
market value of the property when the transfer involves property 
meeting conditions in Sec. 102-36.285(a)(1) through (a)(4).
    (b) When you or the recipient is the DC Government or a wholly 
owned or mixed-ownership Government corporation (Sec. 102-36.285(a)(5) 
and (a)(6)), you may only require fair value reimbursement. Fair value 
reimbursement is 20 percent of the original acquisition cost for new or 
unused property (i.e., condition code 1), and zero percent for other 
personal property. A higher fair value may be used if you and the 
recipient agency agree. Due to special circumstances or the nature of 
the property, you may use other criteria for establishing fair value if 
approved or directed by GSA. You must refer any disagreements to the 
appropriate regional GSA Personal Property Management office.

Report of Disposal Activity


Sec. 102-36.295  Is there any reporting requirement on the disposition 
of excess personal property?

    Yes, you must report annually to GSA personal property furnished in 
any manner in that year to any non-Federal recipients, with respect to 
property obtained as excess or as property determined to be no longer 
required for the purposes of the appropriation from which it was 
purchased. GSA will subsequently submit a summary of these Non-Federal 
Recipients Reports to Congress.


Sec. 102-36.300  How do we report the furnishing of personal property 
to non-Federal recipients?

    (a) Submit your annual report of personal property furnished to 
non-Federal recipients, in letter form, to GSA, Personal Property 
Management Policy Division (MTP), 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 
20405, within 90 calendar days after the close of each fiscal year. The 
report must cover personal property disposed during the fiscal year in 
all areas within the United States, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American 
Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Commonwealth of 
the Northern Mariana Islands. Negative reports are required.
    (b) The report (interagency report control number 0154--GSA--AN) 
must reference this part and contain the following:
    (1) Names of the non-Federal recipients.
    (2) Status of the recipients (contractor, cooperative, project 
grantee, etc.).
    (3) Total original acquisition cost of excess personal property 
furnished to each type of recipient, by type of property (two-digit FSC 
groups).

Abandonment/Destruction


Sec. 102-36.305  May we abandon or destroy excess personal property 
without reporting it to GSA?

    Yes, you may abandon or destroy excess personal property when you 
have made a written determination that the property has no commercial 
value or the

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estimated cost of its continued care and handling would exceed the 
estimated proceeds from its sale. An item has no commercial value when 
it has neither utility nor monetary value (either as an item or as 
scrap).


Sec. 102-36.310  Who makes the determination to abandon or destroy 
excess personal property?

    To abandon or destroy excess personal property, an authorized 
official of your agency makes a written finding that must be approved 
by a reviewing official who is not directly accountable for the 
property.


Sec. 102-36.315  Are there any restrictions to the use of the 
abandonment/destruction authority?

    Yes, the following restrictions apply:
    (a) You must not abandon or destroy property in a manner which is 
detrimental or dangerous to public health or safety. Additional 
guidelines for the abandonment/destruction of hazardous materials are 
prescribed in part 101-42 of this title.
    (b) If you become aware of an interest from an entity in purchasing 
the property, you must implement sales procedures in lieu of 
abandonment/destruction.


Sec. 102-36.320  May we transfer or donate excess personal property 
that has been determined appropriate for abandonment/destruction 
without GSA approval?

    In lieu of abandonment/destruction, you may donate such excess 
personal property only to a public body without going through GSA. A 
public body is any department, agency, special purpose district, or 
other instrumentality of a State or local government; any Indian tribe; 
or any agency of the Federal Government. If you become aware of an 
interest from an eligible non-profit organization (see part 101-44 of 
this title) that is not a public body in acquiring the property, you 
must contact the regional GSA Personal Property Management office and 
implement donation procedures in accordance with part 101-44 of this 
title.


Sec. 102-36.325  What must be done before the abandonment/destruction 
of excess personal property?

    Except as provided in Sec. 102-36.330, you must provide public 
notice of intent to abandon or destroy excess personal property, in a 
format and timeframe specified by your agency regulations (such as 
publishing a notice in a local newspaper, posting of signs in common 
use facilities available to the public, or providing bulletins on your 
website through the internet). You must also include in the notice an 
offer to sell in accordance with part 101-45 of this title.


Sec. 102-36.330  Are there occasions when public notice is not needed 
regarding abandonment/destruction of excess personal property?

    Yes, you are not required to provide public notice when:
    (1) The value of the property is so little or the cost of its care 
and handling, pending abandonment/destruction, is so great that its 
retention for advertising for sale, even as scrap, is clearly not 
economical;
    (2) Abandonment or destruction is required because of health, 
safety, or security reasons; or
    (3) When the original acquisition cost of the item (estimated if 
unknown) is less than $500.

Subpart E--Personal Property Whose Disposal Requires Special 
Handling


Sec. 102-36.335  Are there certain types of excess personal property 
that must be disposed of differently from normal disposal procedures?

    Yes, you must comply with the additional provisions in this subpart 
when disposing of the types of personal property listed in this 
subpart.

Aircraft and Aircraft Parts


Sec. 102-36.340  What must we do when disposing of excess aircraft?

    (a) You must report to GSA all excess aircraft, regardless of 
condition or dollar value, and provide the following information on the 
SF 120:
    (1) Manufacturer, date of manufacture, model, serial number.
    (2) Major components missing from the aircraft (such as engines, 
electronics).
    (3) Whether or not the:
    (i) Aircraft is operational;
    (ii) Dataplate is available;
    (iii) Historical and maintenance records are available;
    (iv) Aircraft has been previously certificated by the Federal 
Aviation Administration (FAA) and/or has been maintained to FAA 
airworthiness standards;
    (v) Aircraft was previously used for non-flight purposes (i.e., 
ground training or static display), and has been subjected to extensive 
disassembly and re-assembly procedures for ground training, or repeated 
burning for fire-fighting training purposes.
    (4) For military aircraft, indicate Category A, B, or C as 
designated by DOD, as follows:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
  Category of aircraft                      Description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
A.......................  Aircraft authorized for sale and exchange for
                           commercial use.
B.......................  Aircraft previously used for ground
                           instruction and/or static display.
C.......................  Aircraft that are combat configured as
                           determined by DOD.
------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Note to Sec. 102-36.340(a)(4): For additional information on 
military aircraft see Defense Materiel Disposition Manual, DOD 
4160.21-M, accessible at www.drms.dla.mil under Publications.

    (b) When the designated transfer or donation recipient's intended 
use is for non-flight purposes, you must remove and return the 
dataplate to GSA Property Management Branch, San Francisco, California 
prior to releasing the aircraft to the authorized recipient. GSA will 
forward the dataplates to FAA.
    (c) You must also submit a report of the final disposition of the 
aircraft to the Federal Aviation Interactive Reporting System (FAIRS) 
maintained by the Aircraft Management Policy Division (MTA), GSA, 1800 
F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405. For additional instructions on 
reporting to FAIRS see part 101-37 of this title.


Sec. 102-36.345  May we dispose of excess Flight Safety Critical 
Aircraft Parts (FSCAP)?

    Yes, you may dispose of excess FSCAP, but first you must determine 
whether the documentation available is adequate to allow transfer, 
donation, or sale of the part in accordance with part 101-37, subpart 
101-37.6, of this title. Otherwise, you must mutilate undocumented 
FSCAP that has no traceability to its original equipment manufacturer 
and dispose of it as scrap. When reporting excess FSCAP, annotate

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the manufacturer, date of manufacture, part number, serial number, and 
the appropriate Criticality Code on the SF 120, and ensure that all 
available historical and maintenance records accompany the part at the 
time of issue.


Sec. 102-36.350  How do we identify a FSCAP?

    Any aircraft part designated as FSCAP is assigned an alpha 
Criticality Code, and the code is annotated on the original transfer 
document when you acquire the part. You must perpetuate the appropriate 
FSCAP Criticality Code on all personal property records. You may 
contact the Federal agency or Military service that originally owned 
the part for assistance in making this determination, or query DOD's 
Federal Logistics Information System (FLIS) using the National Stock 
Number (NSN) for the part. For assistance in subscribing to the FLIS 
service contact the FedLog Consumer Support Office, 800-351-4381.


Sec. 102-36.355  What are the FSCAP Criticality Codes?

    The FSCAP Criticality Codes are contained in the following table:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
       FSCAP code                           Description
------------------------------------------------------------------------
E.......................  FSCAP specially designed to be or selected as
                           being nuclear hardened.
F.......................  Flight Safety Critical Aircraft Part.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sec. 102-36.360  How do we dispose of aircraft parts that are life-
limited but have no FSCAP designation?

    When disposing of life-limited aircraft parts that have no FSCAP 
designation, you must ensure that tags and labels, historical data and 
maintenance records accompany the part on any transfers, donations or 
sales. For additional information regarding the disposal of life-
limited parts with or without tags or documentation refer to part 101-
37 of this title.

Canines, Law Enforcement


Sec. 102-36.365  May we transfer or donate canines that have been used 
in the performance of law enforcement duties?

    Yes, under Public Law 105-27 (111 Stat. 244), when the canine is no 
longer needed for law enforcement duties, you may donate the canine to 
an individual who has experience handling canines in the performance of 
those official duties.

Disaster Relief Property


Sec. 102-36.370  Are there special requirements concerning the use of 
excess personal property for disaster relief?

    Yes, upon declaration by the President of an emergency or a major 
disaster, you may loan excess personal property to State and local 
governments, with or without compensation and prior to reporting it as 
excess to GSA, to alleviate suffering and damage resulting from any 
emergency or major disaster (Disaster Relief Act of 1974 (Public Law 
93-288 (42 U.S.C. 5121)) and Executive Orders 11795 (3 CFR, 1971-1975 
Comp., p. 887) and 12148 (3 CFR, 1979 Comp., p. 412), as amended). If 
the loan involves property that has already been reported excess to 
GSA, you may withdraw the item from the disposal process subject to 
approval by GSA. You may also withdraw excess personal property for use 
by your agency in providing assistance in disaster relief. You are 
still accountable for this property and your agency is responsible for 
developing agencywide procedures for recovery of such property.

Firearms


Sec. 102-36.375  May we dispose of excess firearms?

    Yes, unless you have specific statutory authority to do otherwise, 
excess firearms may be transferred only to those Federal agencies 
authorized to acquire firearms for official use. GSA may donate certain 
classes of surplus firearms to State and local government activities 
whose primary function is the enforcement of applicable Federal, State, 
and/or local laws and whose compensated law enforcement officers have 
the authority to apprehend and arrest. Firearms not transferred or 
donated must be destroyed and sold as scrap. For additional guidance on 
the disposition of firearms refer to part 101-42 of this title.

Foreign Excess Personal Property


Sec. 102-36.380  Who is responsible for disposing of foreign excess 
personal property?

    Your agency is responsible for disposing of your foreign excess 
personal property, as provided by title IV of the Property Act.


Sec. 102-36.385  What are our responsibilities in the disposal of 
foreign excess personal property?

    When disposing of foreign excess personal property you must:
    (a) Determine whether it is in the interest of the U.S. Government 
to return foreign excess personal property to the U.S. for further re-
use or to dispose of the property overseas.
    (b) Ensure that any disposal of property overseas conforms to the 
foreign policy of the United States and the terms and conditions of any 
applicable Host Nation Agreement.
    (c) Ensure that, when foreign excess personal property is donated 
or sold overseas, donation/sales conditions include a requirement for 
compliance with U.S. Department of Commerce and Department of 
Agriculture regulations when transporting any personal property back to 
the U.S.
    (d) Inform the U.S. State Department of any disposal of property to 
any foreign governments or entities.


Sec. 102-36.390  How may we dispose of foreign excess personal 
property?

    To dispose of foreign excess personal property, you may:
    (a) Offer the property for re-use by U.S. Federal agencies 
overseas;
    (b) Return the property to the U.S. for re-use by eligible 
recipients;
    (c) Sell, exchange, lease, or transfer such property for cash, 
credit, or other property;
    (d) Donate medical materials or supplies to nonprofit medical or 
health organizations, including those qualified under sections 214(b) 
and 607 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (22 U.S.C. 
2174, 2357); or
    (e) Abandon, destroy or donate such property when you determine 
that it has no commercial value or the estimated cost of care and 
handling would exceed the estimated proceeds from its sale, in 
accordance with sec. 402(a) of the Property Act. Abandonment, 
destruction or donation actions must also comply with the laws of the 
country in which the property is located.


Sec. 102-36.395  How may GSA assist us in disposing of foreign excess 
personal property?

    You may request GSA's assistance in the screening of foreign excess 
personal property for possible re-use by eligible recipients within the 
U.S. GSA may, after consultation with you, designate property for 
return to the United States for transfer or donation purposes.

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Sec. 102-36.400  Who pays for the transportation costs when foreign 
excess personal property is returned to the United States?

    When foreign excess property is to be returned to the U.S. for the 
purpose of an approved transfer or donation under the provisions of 
Sections 202 and 203 of the Property Act, the receiving agency is 
responsible for all direct costs involved in the transfer, which 
include packing, handling, crating, and transportation.

Gifts


Sec. 102-36.405  May we keep gifts given to us from the public?

    If your agency has gift retention authority, you may retain gifts 
from the public. Otherwise, you must report gifts you receive on a SF 
120 to GSA. You must report gifts received from a foreign government in 
accordance with part 101-49 of this title.


Sec. 102-36.410  How do we dispose of a gift in the form of money or 
intangible personal property?

    Report intangible personal property to GSA, Personal Property 
Management Division (FBP), Washington, D.C. 20406. You must not 
transfer or dispose of this property without prior approval of GSA. The 
Secretary of the Treasury will dispose of money and negotiable 
instruments such as bonds, notes, or other securities under the 
authority of 31 U.S.C. 324.


Sec. 102-36.415  How do we dispose of gifts other than intangible 
personal property?

    (a) When the gift is offered with the condition that the property 
be sold and the proceeds used to reduce the public debt, report the 
gift to the regional GSA Personal Property Management office in which 
the property is located. GSA will convert the gift to money upon 
acceptance and deposit the proceeds into a special account of the U.S. 
Treasury.
    (b) When the gift is offered with no conditions or restrictions, 
and your agency has gift retention authority, you may use the gift for 
an authorized official purpose without reporting to GSA. The property 
will then lose its identity as a gift and you must account for it in 
the same manner as Federal personal property acquired from authorized 
sources. When the property is no longer needed, you must report it as 
excess personal property to GSA.
    (c) When the gift is offered with no conditions or restrictions, 
but your agency does not have gift retention authority, you must report 
it to the regional GSA Personal Property Management office. GSA will 
offer the property for screening for possible transfer to a Federal 
agency or convert the gift to money and deposit the funds with U.S. 
Treasury. If your agency is interested in keeping the gift for an 
official purpose, you must annotate your interest on the SF 120 and 
also submit a SF 122.


Sec. 102-36.420  How do we dispose of gifts from foreign governments or 
entities?

    Report foreign gifts on a SF 120 to GSA, Personal Property 
Management Division (FBP), Washington, DC 20406, for possible use by 
your agency, or for transfer, donation or sale in accordance with the 
provisions of part 101-49 of this title.

Hazardous Personal Property


Sec. 102-36.425  May we dispose of excess hazardous personal property?

    Yes, but only in accordance with part 101-42 of this title. When 
reporting excess hazardous property to GSA, certify on the SF 120 that 
the property has been packaged and labeled as required. Annotate any 
special requirements for handling, storage, or use, and provide a 
description of the actual or potential hazard.

Munitions List Items/Commerce Control List Items (MLIs/CCLIs)


Sec. 102-36.430  May we dispose of excess Munitions List Items (MLIs)/
Commerce Control List Items (CCLIs)?

    You may dispose of excess MLIs/CCLIs only when you comply with the 
additional disposal and demilitarization (DEMIL) requirements contained 
in part 101-42 of this title. MLIs may require demilitarization when 
issued to any non-DoD entity, and will require appropriate licensing 
when exported from the U.S. CCLIs usually require export licensing when 
transported from the U.S.


Sec. 102-36.435  How do we identify Munitions List Items (MLIs)/
Commerce Control List Items (CCLIs) requiring demilitarization?

    You identify MLIs/CCLIs requiring demilitarization by the 
demilitarization code that is assigned to each MLI or CCLI. The code 
indicates the type and scope of demilitarization and/or export controls 
that must be accomplished, when required, before issue to any non-DOD 
activity. For a listing of the codes and additional guidance on DEMIL 
procedures see DOD Demilitarization and Trade Security Control Manual, 
DOD 4160.21-M-1.

Printing Equipment and Supplies


Sec. 102-36.440  Are there special procedures for reporting excess 
printing and binding equipment and supplies?

    Yes, in accordance with 44 U.S.C. 312, you must submit reports of 
excess printing and binding machinery, equipment, materials, and 
supplies to the Public Printer, Government Printing Office (GPO), 
Customer Service Manager, North Capitol and H Streets, NW, Washington, 
DC 20401. If GPO has no requirement for the property, you must then 
submit the report to GSA.

Red Cross Property


Sec. 102-36.445  Do we report excess personal property originally 
acquired from or through the American National Red Cross?

    Yes, when reporting excess personal property which was processed, 
produced, or donated by the American National Red Cross, note ``RED 
CROSS PROPERTY'' on the SF 120 or report document. GSA will offer to 
return this property to the Red Cross if no other Federal agency has a 
need for it. If the Red Cross has no requirement the property continues 
in the disposal process and is available for donation.

Shelf-Life Items


Sec. 102-36.450  Do we report excess shelf-life items?

    (a) When there are quantities on hand that would not be utilized by 
the expiration date and cannot be returned to the vendor for credit, 
you must report such expected overage as excess for possible transfer 
and disposal to ensure maximum use prior to deterioration.
    (b) You need not report expired shelf-life items. You may dispose 
of property with expired shelf-life by abandonment/destruction in 
accordance with Sec. 102-36.305 and in compliance with Federal, State, 
and local waste disposal and air and water pollution control standards.


Sec. 102-36.455  How do we report excess shelf-life items?

    You must identify the property as shelf-life items by ``SL'', 
indicate the expiration date, whether the date is the original or an 
extended date, and if the date is further extendable. GSA may adjust 
the screening period based on re-use potential and the remaining useful 
shelf life.


Sec. 102-36.460  Do we report excess medical shelf-life items held for 
national emergency purposes?

    When the remaining shelf life of any medical materials or supplies 
held for national emergency purposes is of too short a period to 
justify their continued retention, you should report such

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property excess for possible transfer and disposal. You must make such 
excess determinations at such time as to ensure that sufficient time 
remains to permit their use before their shelf life expires and the 
items are unfit for human use. You must identify such items with 
``MSL'' and the expiration date, and indicate any specialized storage 
requirements.


Sec. 102-36.465  May we transfer or exchange excess medical shelf-life 
items with other Federal agencies?

    Yes, you may transfer or exchange excess medical shelf-life items 
held for national emergency purposes with any other Federal agency for 
other medical materials or supplies, without GSA approval and without 
regard to part 101-46 of this title. You and the transferee agency will 
agree to the terms and prices. You may credit any proceeds derived from 
such transactions to your agency's current applicable appropriation and 
use the funds only for the purchase of medical materials or supplies 
for national emergency purposes.

Vessels


Sec. 102-36.470  What must we do when disposing of excess vessels?

    (a) When you dispose of excess vessels you must indicate on the SF 
120 the following information:
    (1) Whether the vessel has been inspected by the Coast Guard.
    (2) Whether testing for hazardous materials has been done. And if 
so, the result of the testing, specifically the presence or absence of 
PCB's and asbestos and level of contamination.
    (3) Whether hazardous materials clean-up is required, and when it 
will be accomplished by your agency.
    (b) In accordance with section 203(i) of the Property Act, the 
Federal Maritime Administration (FMA), Department of Transportation, is 
responsible for disposing of surplus vessels determined to be merchant 
vessels or capable of conversion to merchant use and weighing 1,500 
gross tons or more. The SF 120 for such vessels shall be forwarded to 
GSA for submission to FMA.
    (c) Disposal instructions regarding vessels in this part do not 
apply to battleships, cruisers, aircraft carriers, destroyers, and 
submarines.

Subpart F--Miscellaneous Disposition


Sec. 102-36.475  What is the authority for transfers under ``Computers 
for Learning''?

    (a) The Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980, as 
amended (15 U.S.C. 3710(i)), authorizes Federal agencies to transfer 
excess education-related Federal equipment to educational institutions 
or nonprofit organizations for educational and research activities. 
Executive Order 12999 (3 CFR, 1996 Comp., p. 180) requires, to the 
extent permitted by law and where appropriate, the transfer of computer 
equipment for use by schools or non-profit organizations.
    (b) Each Federal agency is required to identify a point of contact 
within the agency to assist eligible recipients, and to publicize the 
availability of such property to eligible communities. Excess 
education-related equipment may be transferred directly under 
established agency procedures, or reported to GSA as excess for 
subsequent transfer to potential eligible recipients as appropriate. 
You must include transfers under this authority in the annual Non-
Federal Recipients Report (See Sec. 102-36.295) to GSA.
    (c) The ``Computers for Learning'' website has been developed to 
streamline the transfer of excess and surplus Federal computer 
equipment to schools and nonprofit educational organizations. For 
additional information about this program access the ``Computers for 
Learning'' website, http://www.computers.fed.gov.

    Dated: April 28, 2000.
David J. Barram,
Administrator of General Services.
[FR Doc. 00-11921 Filed 5-15-00; 8:45 am]
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