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39.001 BUSINESS SERVICES

Headquarters Office: Associate Administrator, Office of Enterprise De

velopment (E). Telephone: (202) 501-1021. (Counseling on Doing Business with the Federal

Web Site Address: http://www.gsa.gov/oed.
Government)

RELATED PROGRAMS: 11.800, Minority Business Development Cen-
FEDERAL AGENCY: GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
AUTHORIZATION: Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of

EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS: Not applicable. 1949, as amended, Public Law 81-152, 63 Stat. 390, 40 U.S.C. 486 (c);

CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS: Not applicable. Small Business Act of 1953, as amended, Public Laws 95-507 and 100-656.

39.002 DISPOSAL OF FEDERAL SURPLUS REAL OBJECTIVES: To promote the interest and participation of business con

PROPERTY cems, especially small businesses and small disadvantaged businesses,

FEDERAL AGENCY: GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION women-owned small businesses, service-disabled veteran owned small

AUTHORIZATION: Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of businesses, and businesses located in HUBZones in government pro

1949, Section 203, as amended, 63 Stat. 385, 40 U.S.C. 484; Surplus curement, and to provide publications to assist businesses in their mar

Property Act of 1944, Section 13(g), as amended, 50 U.S.C. 1622(g); keting efforts.

Public Law 80-537, as amended, 62 Stat. 240, 16 U.S.C. 667b-d; SecTYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Advisory Services and Counseling.

tion 218, Public Law 91-646, 84 Stat. 1902, 42 U.S.C. 4638; Stewart USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Counsels and provides information on

B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987, Title V, as amended, government contracting opportunities, to small businesses. Each year,

42 U.S.C. 11411, Public Laws 100-77, 100-628, and 101-645. GSA, the Federal Government's purchasing agent, real estate devel

OBJECTIVES: To dispose of surplus real property by lease, permits, sale, oper, telecommunications manager, and computer overseer, contracts

exchange, or donation. for over $10 billion worth of goods and services. Because it must pro

TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Sale, Exchange, or Donation of Property and vide the workspace, supplies, equipment, and support that other agen

Goods. cies need to do their jobs, GSA is an important market for small busi

USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Surplus real and related personal ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

property may be conveyed for. public park or recreation use and public

health or educational purposes at discounts up to 100 percent; public Applicant Eligibility: Any business concem is eligible to apply. Beneficiary Eligibility: Business concerns.

airport purposes, wildlife conservation, correctional facility, replace

ment housing and for historic monument purposes without monetary Credentials Documentation: None. APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

consideration; and for general public purposes without restrictions at a Preapplication Coordination: None. This program is excluded from

negotiated price of not less than the estimated fair market value of the coverage under E.O. 12372.

property. Properties are made available for discount conveyance where Application Procedure: Contact the nearest GSA Business Counseling

the public purposes to be served reflect the highest and best use of the Offices (see listing in Appendix IV of the Catalog) by letter, e-mail,

property. Properties determined suitable by the Department of Housing telephone, or in person.

and Urban Development may be made available by permit, lease, or Award Procedure: Not applicable.

deed for homeless assistance use. Restrictions: Surplus real property Deadlines: None.

conveyed for public park or recreation use, historic monument, public Range of Approval Disapproval Time: Not applicable.

airport use, correctional facility use and wildlife conservation use must Appeals: Not applicable.

be used for the purposes so conveyed in perpetuity. Property conveyed Renewals: Not applicable.

for health (including homeless) or education use must be used for those ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

purposes for a period of not less than 30 years. Properties made availFormula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.

able for homeless use by lease or permit must be used for that purpose Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not applicable.

for a period of not less than one year, unless the provider requests a POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

shorter term. Surplus real property which is not deeded to public bodReports: None.

ies or made available for homeless purposes is generally offered for Audits: None.

sale to the public on a competitive bid basis. Records: None.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Applicant Eligibility: State and local government agencies are eligible to Account Identification: 47-4540-0-4-804.

apply for surplus real property for park, recreation, correctional facility, Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 01 $2,798,594; FY 02 est historic monument, public airport, health, educational, homeless, re$2,882,000; and FY 03 est $3,143,000.

placement housing, and general public purposes. Eligibility for property Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not applicable.

for wildlife conservation use, other than for migratory birds, is limited PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: As of fiscal year 2001, Business to the States. Tax-supported and nonprofit medical and educational in

Counseling Offices personnel performed 120,482 business and coun- stitutions which have been held exempt from taxation under 501(c)(3) seling actions, estimate is 126,000, and fiscal year 2002 estimate is

of the Internal Revenue Code are also eligible to apply for property for 130,000. Business Counseling Offices personnel participated in 425 health, educational and homeless use. business and opportunity meetings; the fiscal year 2001 estimate is Beneficiary Eligibility: General public may apply. 475. The fiscal year 2002 estimate is 500. (Outreach being encouraged

Credentials Documentation: The applicant must submit a proposed pronationwide).

gram of use of the property and evidence of its ability to finance the REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: (“Doing Busi- program.

ness With GSA,” “Subcontracting Directory,” “Forecast of GSA APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS: Contracting Opportunities” and “Marketing Strategies and Tech- Preapplication Coordination: Applicants for property coordinate with niques.” (Small Business Centers listed in Appendix IV of the Cata- other Federal agencies as follows: health and homeless use-- Departlog.)

ment of Health and Human Services; education--Department of EduINFORMATION CONTACTS:

cation; public airport purposes--Federal Aviation Administration; park Regional or Local Office: Small Business Center, General Services Ad- or recreational and historic monument use--National Park Service, Deministration. See Appendix IV of the Catalog for addresses.

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39.003 DONATION OF FEDERAL SURPLUS

PERSONAL PROPERTY

(Donation Program)

ice, Department of the Interior, correctional facility use--Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice; replacement housing--any Federal agency having a requirement for property involving housing for displaced persons in connection with a Federal or federally assisted

project. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. Application Procedure: Applications for health and homeless assistance

use are submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) which requests assignment of the property from GSA; applications for educational use are submitted to the Department of Education which requests assignment of the property from GSA; applications for park and recreation use are submitted to the National Park Service, Department of the Interior which requests assignment of the property from GSA, applications for correctional use are submitted to the Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. Applications for other uses are submitted to GSA, which then obtains the recommendation of the

Federal agency which sponsors the use program. Award Procedure: When possible, awards are made through the partici

pating agency. Other awards are made to State or local units of govern

ment by the Administrator of GSA. Deadlines: Advice of interest must be submitted within 20 days from

date notice of availability of the property was released. Reasonable

time thereafter is allowed for the filing of applications. Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: From 1 to 3 months. Appeals: None.

Renewals: None.
ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not applicable. POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS: Reports: The Federal agencies sponsoring the use programs are respon

sible for enforcing compliance with the restrictions, except that GSA is responsible for compliance with respect to conveyances for wildlife

conservation and correctional facility use. Audits: The Federal agencies sponsoring the use program and GSA are

responsible for audits. Records: Not applicable. FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 47-0533-0-1-804.
Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 01 $31,962,000; FY 02 est

$27,563,000; and FY 03 est $27,770,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not applicable. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: The Disposal Program activity was

as follows: Actual for fiscal year 2001 sales, donations and other discounts 308 properties having an actual value of $550.2 million; estimate for fiscal year 2002: Sales, donations and other discounts 337 properties having an estimated value of $646.8 million; fiscal year 2003 estimates: Sales, donations, and other discounts 326 properties

having an estimated value of $588.6 million, REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: (“Disposal of

Surplus Real Property” - no charge; 41 CFR 101-47, Utilization and
Disposal of Real Property, “U.S. Real Property Sales List,"' - no

charge. INFORMATION CONTACTS: Regional or Local Office: Director, Office of Property Disposal, General

Services Administration. Applicant's initial contact should be at the regional level. See the Office of Property Disposal for each Region listed

in Appendix IV of the Catalog. Headquarters Office: Assistant Commissioner, Office of Property Dis

posal, Public Building Service, General Services Administration, Wash

ington, DC 20405. Telephone: (202) 501-0084. Web Site Address: http://propertydisposal.gsa.gov/property. RELATED PROGRAMS: 15.916, Outdoor Recreation-Acquisition, De

velopment and Planning; 39.003, Donation of Federal Surplus Personal

Property.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS: Not applicable.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS: Not applicable.

FEDERAL AGENCY: GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION AUTHORIZATION: Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of

1949, Section 203(j), Public Law 81-152, as amended, Public Law 94 519, 40 U.S.C. 4844); Surplus Property Act of 1944, Section 13(g), as amended, 50 U.S.C. 1622(g); Older Americans Act of 1965, Section 213, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 3020d; Section 502, Public Law 100-77;

Executive Order 12999, April 17, 1996, Public Law 105-50. OBJECTIVES: To donate Federal personal property no longer required for

Federal use to public agencies and qualifying nonprofit entities in order

to reduce the cost of State and local government. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Sale, Exchange, or Donation of Property and

Goods. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Surplus items are used by State and

local public agencies for carrying out or promoting one or more public purposes, such as conservation, parks and recreation, education, public health, public safety, economic development and programs for older individuals; by certain nonprofit, tax-exempt activities for public health or educational purposes, including research for such purposes, and for use in programs for older individuals; or by public airports for airport development, operation or maintenance. Federal restrictions require that all surplus property be placed into use by the donee within 1 year of acquisition and be used at least for 1 year thereafter. Other restrictions, terms and conditions are imposed by GSA and the agencies deter

mining eligibility (shown under Applicant Eligibility, section below). ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: (a) State participation is contingent upon the ac

ceptance by the General Services Administration (GSA) of a State plan of operation as being in conformance with Public Law 94-519. This State plan must establish a State agency which is responsible for the distribution of Federal surplus personal property to eligible recipients within the State on a fair and equitable basis. Eligible donee categories for the distribution of property through the State Agencies for Surplus Property are defined as: (1) Public agencies which include any (i) State or department, agency, or instrumentality thereof; (ii) political subdivision of the State, including any unit of local government or economic development district, or any department, agency or instrumentality thereof; (iii) instrumentality created by compact or other agreement between State or political subdivisions; (iv) multijurisdictional sub-State district established by or pursuant to State law; and (v) Indian tribe, band, group, pueblo, or community located on a State reservation. Eligibility for public agencies is determined by the State Agency for Surplus Property. (2) Nonprofit, tax-exempt activities such as schools, colleges, universities, public libraries, schools for the mentally challenged or physically challenged, educational radio or TV ns, child care centers, museums, medical institutions, hospitals, clinics, health centers, drug abuse treatment centers, providers of assistance to the homeless, providers of assistance to the impoverished and programs for older individuals. (b) Service educational activities as determined by the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (L/SCI). (c) Public airports. Eligibility

is determined by the Federal Aviation Administration, Beneficiary Eligibility: State and local public agencies; nonprofit edu

cational or public health institutions or organizations, including providers of assistance to the homeless; nonprofit and public programs for the elderly; educational activities of special interest to the armed serv

ices; and public airports. Credentials Documentation: Contact appropriate State or Federal agency

shown under Applicant Eligibility section of this program. APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS: Preapplication Coordination: (1) Public agencies, nonprofit educational

and public health applicants, providers of assistance to the homeless, providers of assistance to the impoverished and programs for the elderly coordinate with the State Agency for Surplus Property. (2) Service Educational Activity schools and national organizations coordinate with their sponsoring military service or national headquarters. (3) Public airports coordinate with the regional Airports District Office of the Federal Aviation Administration. This program is excluded from cov

erage under E.O. 12372. Application Procedure: Contact appropriate agency shown under

Preapplication Coordination section of this program. Award Procedure: Upon determination of eligibility, applicant maintains

contact with the appropriate agency shown under Preapplication Co

ordination section of this program. Deadlines: None. Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Not applicable. Appeals: Applicants participating through State agencies for surplus

property may appeal a determination of ineligibility through the State

agency for review by GSA. Renewals: Not applicable. ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not applicable. POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS: Reports: Prescribed by agencies shown under Applicant Eligibility sec

tion of this program. Audits: Prescribed by agencies shown under Applicant Eligibility section

of this program. Records: Prescribed by agencies shown under Applicant Eligibility sec

tion of this program. FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 47-01 10-0-1-804.
Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 01 $10,507,000; FY 02 est

$11,157,000, and FY 03 est $12,293,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not applicable. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In fiscal year 2001, property with

an acquisition cost of $572.7 million was donated. In fiscal year 2002, the estimate is $506.3 million. In fiscal year 2003, the estimate is

$487.3 million. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: 41 CFR 101-44,

Donation of Personal Property," available for purchase from Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402. Pamphlet, “Federal Surplus Personal Property Donation Pro

grams," available from General Services Administration at no charge. INFORMATION CONTACTS: Regional or Local Office: Initial contacts (except Service Educational

Activities) should be at regional or local level. See Appendix IV of the Catalog for addresses of GSA Federal Supply Service Bureaus. Individual units of Service Educational Activities national organizations such as Boy Scout or Girl Scout troops, Boys and Girls Clubs, etc., should contact their regional or national headquarters; Service Educational Activity Schools should contact their sponsoring military serv

ice. Internet: http://www.fss.gsa.gov/property.html. Headquarters Office: Director, Property Management Division, Office

of Transportation and Property Management, Federal Supply Service, General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20406. Telephone: (703) 305-7240. Information concerning the designation of Service Educational Activities can be obtained from the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, (L/MDM) Production and Logistics, The Pentagon,

Washington, DC, 20301. Web Site Address: http://www.fss.gsa.gov. RELATED PROGRAMS: 12.700, Donations/Loans of Obsolete DOD

Property; 39.002, Disposal of Federal Surplus Real Property; 39.007,

Sale of Federal Surplus Personal Property.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS: Not applicable.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS: Not applicable.

the Department of Defense handles the sale of its own surplus prop

erty. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Sale, Exchange, or Donation of Property and

Goods. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: This program provides individuals,

business concems, and other organizations with the opportunity to enter competitive bids for purchase of a wide variety of personal property whenever it is determined surplus to the needs of the Federal Goverment and available for sale. Included are vehicles, aircraft, hardware, electronic and electrical equipment, paper products, office supplies and equipment, and many other items. The Government also generates a substantial quantity of scrap paper (GSA/PBS sells scrap paper - telephone: (202) 501-3458) and metal which is made available for public sale. Normally, there are no use restrictions on property purchased

from the Government. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: Competitive bid sales are open to the general pub

lic. Beneficiary Eligibility: General public.

Credentials Documentation: None. APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS: Preapplication Coordination: None. This program is excluded from

coverage under E.O. 12372. Application Procedure: Interested individuals may participate in GSA

sales of Federal personal property by writing “Personal Property Sales," Federal Supply Service, General Services Administration, (se

lect the appropriate regional office from Appendix IV of the Catalog). Award Procedure: Property is awarded to that responsible bidder whose

bid, conforming to the invitation, is most advantageous to the Gover

ment, price and other factors considered. Deadlines: None. Bids must be submitted by the time and date indicated

in the sales offering. Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Not applicable. Appeals: Not applicable.

Renewals: Not applicable. ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports: Not applicable.
Audits: Not applicable.

Records: Not applicable.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

Account Identification: 47-4530-0-4-804.
Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 01 $12,416,000; FY 02 est

$13,137,000; and FY 03 est $10,084,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not applicable. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Gross proceeds from sales were

$62.7 million in fiscal year 2001. In fiscal year 2002, sales proceeds are estimated to be $41.0 million. In fiscal year 2003, sales proceeds

are estimated to be $44.2 million. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: 41 CFR 101-45,

Sale, Abandonment, or Destruction of Personal Property. Pamphlet “How You Can Buy Used Federal Personal Property” is available

from General Services Administration free of charge. INFORMATION CONTACTS: Regional or Local Office: Federal Supply Service, General Services Ad

ministration, (select address from Appendix IV of the Catalog for the GSA Federal Supply Service Property Management Office which serves the geographical area of interest); or Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (for Department of Defense surplus property), National Sales Office, 74 Washington Ave. North, Battle Creek, MI

49017-3092. Internet: http://www.gsa.gov. Headquarters Office: Director, Property Management Division, Office

of Transportation and Property Management, Federal Supply Service. General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20406. Telephone:

(703) 305-7240. Web Site Address: http://www.gsa.gov. RELATED PROGRAMS: 12.700, Donations/Loans of Obsolete DOD

Property, 20.805, Ship Sales; 39.003, Donation of Federal Surplus pero sonal Property.

39.007 SALE OF FEDERAL SURPLUS PERSONAL

PROPERTY
(Sales Program)

FEDERAL AGENCY: GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION AUTHORIZATION: Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of

1949, as amended, Public Law 81-152, 63 Stat. 377, 40 U.S.C. 484, OBJECTIVES: To sell personal property no longer needed by the Govem

ment in an expeditious, economical and efficient manner and to obtain the maximum net return from sales. General Services Administration conducts the sale of personal property for most of the civil agencies;

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