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Personal Property Utilization & Donation Course GSA's Partner in the Federal Surplus Personal Property Program: What State Agencies for Surplus Property.

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1 Personal Property Utilization & Donation Course GSA's Partner in the Federal Surplus Personal Property Program: What State Agencies for Surplus Property (SASPS) Can Do for You! Curtis Howard President National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property Other Agency Logo

2 National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property WHO is NASASP, Inc.?  Members include all 56 States, the District of Columbia and U. S. territories  Elects National Officers to further goals and mission to donate property  Visit our website:

3 Learn more about NASASP at: You can also follow us on FACEBOOK

4 NEXT: Click on state to display SASP contact

5 National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property WHY is there a NASASP, Inc.? AUTHORITY: Title 40 U.S. Code Authorizes the Federal government to donate surplus property and equipment to the states (SASPs) who, in turn, offer the property at nominal cost to qualifying entities.

6 National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property WHY is there a NASASP, Inc.? TO protect, promote and enhance the federal surplus property program, TO speak to the federal government with one voice; and TO provide a conduit and centralized network to all state and federal agencies for the disposition of personal property.

7 National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property "Pro Bono Publico" - This Latin phrase is found on the insignia of the National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property (NASASP, Inc.). Literally… it means "for the public good.” That’s the mission of the State Agencies for Surplus Property (SASPs) that make up NASASP, Inc.

8 National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property Federal Surplus is defined as…  All personal property and equipment of the federal government and military branches, once no longer needed by the government, including:  Obsolete items  Items used to full life expectancy  Items that must be replace for safety or economic reasons

9 National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property State Agencies for Surplus Property (SASPs) are governed by the rules, policies and programs promulgated by the… U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) SASP MISSION: “For the public good…to Donate surplus federal property to eligible organizations in a fair and equitable manner.”

10 Who is Eligible for donated Federal Surplus Property? Any tax-supported government or public agency established by or pursuant to state law qualify under this criteria generally referring to : Departments / divisions of state, county, township, city, public schools, and other local governmental units. This includes, but is not limited to: Police Fire Emergency service and disaster agencies Public Works, road and highway departments, etc. Water districts, sewer, etc.

11 Other Eligible Organizations for Surplus Property… Programs for homeless Non-profit tax-exempt organizations providing food shelter or, support services to the homeless. Such organizations may include: homeless shelters & half-way houses soup kitchens food banks

12 And…Non-Profit Programs such as…for the Elderly State, local government agencies and non-profit organizations or institutions providing services to senior citizens via funds provided under the Older Americans Act of 1965, Title IV or XX of the Social Security Act or under the Economic Opportunity Act which include the following: adult day care facilities senior transport services and, multi-purpose senior centers

13 Finally…any Non-Profit, Tax-Exempt Health or Educational Entities Non-profit educational and public health activities exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Federal Internal Revenue Code. The property must be used to aid education or public health directly or through research. This includes, but is not limited to: medical institutions, hospitals, health centers clinics, drug abuse treatment centers schools, colleges and universities schools for the mentally and physically disabled child care centers educational radio and television stations museums and libraries

14 (Audio) Local police agency testimonial about Federal Surplus (Audio) Chicago school district testimonial about Federal Surplus From this To this From this To this National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property

15 GSA Screening Cycles ( … where SASPs fall in the cycle) Internal Agency Redistribution Within Federal Agencies --Dept. of Defense --Law Enforcement --Fire Fighters GSA Cycle Federal Utilization Between Federal Agencies --Social Security Admin --F.B.I. --Small Business Admin --others Donation Cycle State Agency for Surplus --State Government --Local Governments Towns, cities, villages Schools, police, fire -- Not-For-Profit Entities Shelters, etc Public Auction

16 NASASP provides Accountability Property must be acquired for program purposes. Personal use or use outside the State is strictly prohibited. Property must be placed into use within 12 months of receipt and used for a period of 12 months thereafter (18 months for passenger vehicles and property with a value in excess of $5,000). Property not utilized in accordance with this requirement must be reported back to the SASP for transfer or other disposition. Cannibalization of an item or secondary use of an item for purposes other than its original intended use may be approved at the time of donation. During the 12- or 18-month use period, the Donee may not sell, trade, lease, lend, bail, encumber, or otherwise dispose of such property without the prior written approval of GSA or state SASP. The fraudulent acquisition, use, or sub- sequent unauthorized disposal of property shall be subject to criminal prosecution and penalty. Periodic on- site visits are conducted to ensure program compliance.

17 Local Governments receive equipment no longer needed by the War-fighter in IRAQ… As the flood waters of the Mississippi approached historic levels for Milan, IL (near Quad Cities), Village officials turned to CMS Surplus for assistance. (Audio) Illinois one of first states to receive IRAQ Surplus Equipment GSA & Department of Defense collaborate to return taxpayer property from war zone

18 NASASP members regularly screen for available property

19 NASASP partners with GSA to reutilize and transfer thousands of dollars worth of property annually…

20 What else can NASASP do for your Federal agency? I. Assist with Disaster Relief Efforts II. Expedited Screening III. State Managed Property Centers

21 Assist with Disaster Relief Efforts BEFORE THE DISASTER OCCURS… Collect and warehouse necessary basic supplies… equipment, water, cots, clothing, etc. What can NASASP do for your agency?

22 Assist with Disaster Relief Efforts DURING THE DISASTER… Provide coordination, packaging and shipment of life-saving basic equipment and property. What can NASASP do for your agency?

23 Assist with Disaster Relief Efforts AFTER THE DISASTER… Aid in distribution and communication with emergency response units. Provide an immediate shelter or transition area of Property and/or Personnel. What can NASASP do for your agency?

24 Expedited Screening Allows your federal agency to remove and transfer personal property quickly Allows your federal agency to remove and transfer personal property quickly Must be approved by GSA Must be approved by GSA No cost to your agency No cost to your agency What can NASASP do for your agency?

25 Offer State-Managed Property Centers  SASPs enter into agreements with federal agencies--with GSA approval--to serve as Property Holding Centers  Federal property is made available at SASP warehouse for screening  Benefit to federal agency is ability to quickly remove property with minimal expense.

26 … Contact your state SASP and see how we can save your agency time and money by disposing of your federal property!


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