H.R.1882 - Federal Surplus Property Reform Act of 1995104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] (Introduced 06/16/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform; National Security; Science; International Relations; Small Business|
|Latest Action:||04/18/1996 Unfavorable Executive Comment Received from DOD. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1882 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/16/1995)
Federal Surplus Property Reform Act of 1995 - Amends Federal law to repeal the Secretary of Defense's authority to make surplus Department of Defense ("Defense") property available for Federal, State, and local law enforcement in counter-drug activities.
Repeals the mandate for Defense participation in infrastructure improvement demonstration programs conducted by Regional Equipment Centers in Newport Township and Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
Repeals the authority of the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service to receive requests for the transfer to foreign countries or international organizations in foreign assistance or military sales programs of excess supplies of Defense construction and fire equipment.Authorizes the Administrator of General Services, instead, to receive such requests.
Limits to nonlethal the type of excess supplies that may be transferred. Allows such transfer for humanitarian relief purposes.Requires the President to certify to Congress the emergency necessity for any such transaction.
Amends specified Federal law to repeal the general delegation to the Secretary of Defense of disposal authority over personal property.
Repeals the authority of the Secretary of Energy to transfer surplus equipment to an educational institution with which it has a partnership agreement.
Repeals general authority to transfer surplus property to disadvantaged small businesses.
Amends the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 to repeal the authority of a Federal agency head or the director of a Federal laboratory to give excess research equipment to an educational institution or nonprofit organization. Amends the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to authorize the Administrator of General Services to delegate such transfer authority to the director of a Federal laboratory.