Summary: S.1333 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/19/1991)

Federal Used Property for Humanitarian Relief Act of 1991 - Amends the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to authorize the Administrator of the General Services Administration to make available to foreign governments or international relief agencies for humanitarian relief purposes nonlethal surplus personal property not needed for State disaster relief or by the American Red Cross or by States or territories for educational or public health purposes. Requires transfer of such property to the Secretary of State for distribution. Makes the Secretary responsible for the reacquisition of such property from the donee government or agency upon determining that its need for such property ceases to exist. Requires the Secretary to retransfer such property to the Administrator for further disposition. Authorizes executive agencies having any such property in a foreign country that has not been returned to the United States to make such a transfer.

Repeals provisions authorizing the Secretary of Defense to make available for humanitarian relief purposes any nonlethal excess supplies of the Department of Defense.