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U.S. General Services Administration Bonnie Wright-Comer Area Property Officer (APO) Personal Property Management (PPM) General Services Administration Bonnie Wright-Comer Area Property Officer (APO) Personal Property Management (PPM) General Services Administration Disposal of Specialized Categories of Property
Short cut for this page is www.gsa.gov/specialprocessesfordisposal
Reporting Criteria Executive Branch agencies Handguns, rifles, shotguns, light auto, less than.50 cal (FSC-1005) Rifle and shoulder-fired grenade launchers (FSC-1010) Condition code 4 or better Regardless of unit acquisition cost 4
Reporting Process GSAXcess.gov – web-enabled nationwide inventory system. Report as a single line item with serial number, make and model (GSA Bulletin FPMR H-75) Drop-down menu feature allows you to select type of firearm from existing lists SF-120 paper submission also acceptable.
7 Who In GSA Handles Excess Firearms? ? Property Management Division (7FP-8) National Firearms Program Manager Debbie Rojas Cook Denver, CO (303)236-7707 Fax: (303)236-7544 Debbie.Rojascook@gsa.gov
Who is eligible to acquire excess firearms? Unless an agency has specific statutory authority to do so, excess firearms may be transferred only to those Federal agencies authorized to acquire firearms for official use, reference Section 101-42.1102-10(a)(2). 8
Regulatory Change Federal Register - July 28, 1999 Removed the prohibition on donation of surplus Federal firearms to eligible law enforcement activities 9
10 Requires participation of State Agency for Surplus Property Open to state/local law enforcement Primary functions must be for enforcement of federal, state, and local laws Officers must be compensated and have apprehension and arrest authority Donation Program
Donation Program - Controls Prequalification process Federal government retains title Special terms and conditions apply Yearly inventory report required Must comply with applicable registration and use requirements 11
Firearms Disposal No interest after completion of utilization and donation screening Firearms are not eligible for exchange/sale (FMR 102- 39.45(a) Reporting agency must destroy by rendering completely inoperable (cut, crush, break, melt) May then be sold as “scrap” only, reference Section 102- 36.375.
FMR Title 41 102-36.340 Federal agencies must report to GSA all excess aircraft, regardless of condition or dollar value. 14
What is the process for reporting excess aircraft? Submit a Standard Form (SF) 120, Report of Excess Personal Property to GSA (Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) Region 9. Submit Electronically to GSA's Federal Disposal System via our website at www.GSAXcess.gov. 15
Include the Following Information (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. 16
17 Pop up Window in GSAXcess for Reporting Aircraft
Federal Customers Include... USDA Forest Service NASA National Science Foundation Department of State FBI 18 U.S. Marshals U.S. Customs Navy/Army/Air Force Department of Interior
Donation Customers Include... Local Law Enforcement Museums Technical Schools Cities and Counties Fire Departments 19
Exchange/Sale You may not exchange or sell aircraft unless there is full compliance with all exchange/sale provisions in Part 102- 33 of this chapter (41 CFR 102-33). 20
ATTENTION “AIRCRAFT FOR SALE” TO BE SOLD BY ONLINE AUCTION AT: http://GSAAuctions.gov 21
Who in GSA Handles Excess Aircraft? GSA, Region 9 Sandra Klar Phone: (415) 522-3041 Email: email@example.com 450 Golden Gate Avenue Room: 4th Floor West San Francisco, CA 94102-3434 22
If the Vessel is Under 50 Feet in Length: 32 Report it to the GSA Region in which the vessel is located.
If 50 Feet or Larger and Civilian Agency: Report it to the Southeast Sunbelt Region in Atlanta GSA, FAS, Property Division (4QSC1) 77 Forsyth Street Atlanta, GA 30303 Attn: Mark Brantley Ph: 404-331-0972Fax: 404-331-7584 Mark.Brantley@gsa.gov 33
If 50 Feet or Larger and Military Vessel: Report it to the GSA Mid-Atlantic Region in Philadelphia, PA GSA, FAS, Property Division 20 North Eighth St., 10 th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 Attn: Karen Craig Ph: 215-446-5071 Fax: 215-829-2771 Karen.Craig@gsa.gov 34
What Information Is Required When Reporting Vessels? Has it been inspected by the Coast Guard? Are there hazardous materials on the vessel (i.e. PCB’s, asbestos, lead paint, etc)? If required, when will the cleanup be completed? A Builder’s Certificate or Quasi Title 35
VESSELS 1,500 GROSS TONS OR MORE: These vessels are reported to GSA GSA will then offer them first to the Federal Maritime Administration The Maritime Administration will determine if the vessel is capable of conversion to merchant use Merchant Marine Act of 1936 36
Animals Civilian agencies should report their excess animals to the GSA Mid-Atlantic Regional Office in Philadelphia, PA. GSA, FAS, Property Division 20 North Eighth St., 10 th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 Attn: Karen Craig 215-446-5071 or fax: 215-829-2771 Karen.Craig@gsa.gov 37
Animals cont… FMR102-36 does not stipulate special handling requirements for most animals, so the traditional disposal process typically applies. However, optional methods exist for some species and may be exercised without GSA’s approval or involvement. 40 USC 1308 - Unfit Horses and Mules 41 CFR 102-36.365 - Canines (allows for direct donation to an individual who has experience handling K9s in the performance of those official duties) 42 CFR 71 - Non-human primates 38
Animals cont… Canines may be donated to an individual who has experience handling canines in the performance of those official duties FMR 102-36.365 Typical disposal process applies to nonhuman primates but transfer, donation, and sale documents must address appropriate uses of non-human primates per 42 CFR 71.53 Scientific Research Education Exhibition 39
41 Can my Agency Keep Gifts? Yes, if your agency has gift retention authority. Gift becomes normal property – looses its identity as a gift. Otherwise, report to GSA on SF 120. If no authority to keep, but agency wants gift, note on 120 your interest and submit SF 122 to GSA. FMR 102-36.405 thru 420
42 Can Employees Keep Foreign Gifts and Decorations? Yes, with employing agency approval if: Gift has minimal value ($305 or less – but subject to change); Decorations for outstanding or unusually meritorious performance. If employing agency disapproves, gift becomes property of the U.S. Government and is reported as excess to GSA. Employees must report all gifts to agency within 60 days. FMR 102-42
43 What if Employee Wants to Keep a Gift Disapproved by Agency, or, above Minimal Value? If the Agency does not keep the gift for official purposes, Gift is reported to GSA. GSA will offer Gift to other Federal Agencies If no Federal Agency wants the gift, the employee can buy the gift for the appraised value.