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COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

WILLIAM L. DAWSON, Illinois, Chairman CHET HOLIFIELD, California

CLARE E. HOFFMAN, Michigan JACK BROOKS, Texas

R. WALTER RIEHLMAN, New York L. H. FOUNTAIN, North Carolina

GEORGE MEADER, Michigan PORTER HARDY, JR., Virginia

CLARENCE J. BROWN, Ohio JOHN A. BLATNIK, Minnesota

FLORENCE P. DWYER, New Jersey ROBERT E. JONES, Alabama

ROBERT P. GRIFFIN, Michigan EDWARD A. GARMATZ, Maryland

GEORGE M. WALLHAUSER, New Jersey JOHN E. MOSS, California

ODIN LANGEN, Minnesota JOE M. KILGORE, Texas

JOHN B. ANDERSON, Illinois DANTE B. FASCELL, Florida

RICHARD S, SCHWEIKER, Pennsylvania HENRY S. REUSS, Wisconsin

F. BRADFORD MORSE, Massachusetts ELIZABETH KEE, West Virginia KATHRYN E. GRANAHAN, Pennsylvania JOHN S. MONAGAN, Connecticut NEAL SMITH, Iowa RICHARD E. LANKFORD, Maryland ROSS BASS, Tennessee LUCIEN N. NEDZI, Michigan

CHRISTINE RAY DAVIS, Staff Director

JAMES A. LANIGAN, General Counsel
MILES Q. ROMNEY, Associate General Counsel
HELEN M. BOYER, Minority Professional Staff

J. P. CARLSON, Minority Counsel

SPECIAL DONABLE PROPERTY SUBCOMMITTEE
JOHN S. MONAGAN, Connecticut, Chairman

EX OFFICIO
WILLIAM L, DAWSON, Illinois

CLARE E. HOFFMAN, Michigan
RAY WARD, Staff Administrator
MARGARET O'CONNOR, Clerk

II

CONTENTS

Statement of—

Boutin, Bernard L., Administrator, General Services Administration;

accompanied by Joseph Moody, Commissioner, Utilization and Page

Disposal Service-

81

Brewster, Frank M., director, Norfolk County schools, Norfolk, Va.. 33

Dix, Leslie V., Director, Civil Affairs, Office of Assistant Secretary of

Defense (Manpower).

80

Nestingen, Hon. Ivan A., Under Secretary, Department of Health,

Education, and Welfare; accompanied by J. Wendell Gray, Chief,

Surplus Property Utilization Division; and Manuel B. Hiller,

Assistant General Counsel.

3

Riley, Paul H., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Installations
and Logistics).

75

Walker, Wakefield B., president, National Association of State

Agencies for Surplus Property-

20

Waters, Herbert J., Assistant Administrator, Office of Material Re-
sources, Agency for International Development.--

96

Wilson, Dr. Alan S., vice chancellor for administration, University of

Hartford, Hartford, Conn.-

29

Letters, statements, etc., submitted for the record by-

Boutin, Bernard L., Administrator, General Services Administration:

General Services_Administration information pamphlet entitled

“Donation of Federal Surplus Personal Property'

82

Personal property utilization and donation programs -

92

Brewster, Frank M., director, Norfolk County schools, Norfolk, Va.:

Pictures of four Norfolk County schools, display of surplus mate-

rials, and pictures demonstrating how surplus materials were

used.

37-65

Reprint from the Science Teacher, showing uses of surplus prop-

erty materials, November 1960.-

67-72

Monagan, Hon. John S., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Connecticut, and chairman, Special Donable Property Subcom-

mittee:

Educational activities of special interest to the armed services -- 16

Extension of remarks of Hon. John W. McCormack, of

Massachusetts, in the House of Representatives, May 6,

1957.

16

Letter from Hon. John W. McCormack, to Hon. Joseph

Campbell, February 5, 1957-

17

Excerpt from Department of Defense Directive No.

4160.10—Chapter 6, September 13, 1956.-

18

Letter from Hon. Joseph Campbell, Comptroller General

of the United States, to Hon. John W. McCormack,

April 9, 1957

19

Excerpt from the Federal Property and Administrative Services

Act of 1949...

14

Laws relating to donable surplus property-

1

Letter from Hon. John S. Monagan to

Hon. Bernard L. Boutin, March 22, 1962-

103

Frank M Brewster, March 27, 1962-

103

Hon. Fowler Hamilton, March 23, 1962.

103

Hon. Robert S. McNamara, March 22, 1962.

104

Hon. Abraham A. Ribicoff, March 22, 1962.

104

Wakefield B. Walker, March 22, 1962-

105

Dr. Alan S. Wilson, March 26, 1962-

105

Pago

13

Letters, statements, etc.—Continued

Nestingen, Hon. Ivan A., Under Secretary, Department of Health,

Education, and Welfare:

Distribution of surplus personal property for civil defense pur-

poses.-

Personal property made available for distribution to public health

and educational institutions and civil defense organizations and

real property disposed of to public health and educational insti-

tutions, July 1, 1955–June 30, 1961.-

Waters, Herbert J., Assistant Administrator, Office of Material Re-

sources, Agency for International Development:

Number of countries participating in excess program.

Original acquisition value of excess personal property acquired by

the Agency for International Development.

APPENDIXES

Appendix 1: Letter from Hon. John W. McCormack, chairman, Special

Subcommittee on Donable Property, to Hon. Abraham Ribicoff, August

22, 1961.

Appendix 2: Letter from Hon. Abe Ribicoff, Secretary, Department of

Health, Education, and Welfare, to Hon. John W. McCormack, Sep-

tember 7, 1961..-

Appendix 3: Letter from Hon. Ivan A. Nestingen, Under Secretary,

Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, to Hon. John S. Mona-

gan, April 16, 1962.

Information furnished by the Surplus Property Utilization Division:

Table 1.—Comparisons-Acquisition costs, total operating costs,

income, liquid assets, fiscal year ended June 30, 1961.---

Table 2.- Relation between property distributed and capital

assets, fiscal year ended June 30, 1961..

Table 3.- Cost analysis, fiscal year ended June 30, 1961.--

Table 4.-Analysis of costs of acquiring property, fiscal year ended

June 30, 1961.

Table 5.- Analysis of distribution costs, fiscal year ended June 30,

1961.

Table 6.- Analysis of cost of general administration, fiscal year

ended June 30, 1961.--

Table 7.-Relation of selected items of cost to acquisition cost

of property distributed, fiscal year ended June 30, 1961.----

Table 8.-Relation of selected items of cost to total cost, fiscal

year ended June 30, 1961..

Appendix 4: Letter from Hon. John W. McCormack, chairman, Special

Subcommittee on Donable Property, to Hon. Maurice Stans, November

22, 1960, with attachments -

Appendix 5: Section 203 of the Federal Property and Administrative

Services Act of 1949.--.

Appendix 6: Department of Defense Instruction No. 4160.18, February 10,

1959..

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