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EXPANSION OF DONABLE PROPERTY PROGRAM

BEFORE A

HEARING$ 4- OCT 29

Choy 1959
SPECIAL SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE

COMMITTEE ON
GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS,

UNITED STATES SENATE

EIGHTY-SIXTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

S. 155, S. 1018, S. 1210, S. 1365, S. 1766, S. 2103, S. 2043,

S. 2198, S. 2244, S. 2270, S. 2367, S. 2442

JULY 29, 30, AND AUGUST 10, 1959

Printed for the use of the Committee on Government Operations

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CONTENTS

Text of bills:

S. 155. To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services

Act of 1949 so as to permit donations of surplus property to libraries Page

which are tax supported or publicly owned and operated..

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S. 1018. To authorize the donation of surplus property to certain

agencies engaged in cooperative agricultural extension work, and

for other purposes.

2

S. 1210. To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services

Act of 1949 to permit donations of surplus property to volunteer

firefighting organizations, and for other purposes -

S. 1365. To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services

Act of 1949 to authorize the disposal of surplus property to

certain welfare agencies..

5

S. 1766. To amend the Federal property and Administrative Services

Act of 1949 to permit the donation and other disposal of property to

tax-supported public recreation agencies..

5

S. 2103. Îo provide that surplus personal property of the United

States may be donated to the States for the promotion of fish and

wildlife management activities, and for other purposes -

6

S. 2043. To authorize the disposal of surplus equipment, materials,

books, and supplies under section 203(j) of the Federal Property

and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to the New Mexico Boys

Ranch

6

S. 2198. To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services

Act of 1949.

7

S. 2244. To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services

Act of 1949, as amended, to promote the welfare of the Indian

triles by making available to them surplus personal property-

7

S. 2270. To improve the administration of transfers of certain real

property for wildlife or other purposes by repealing the act of May

19, 1948, and incorporating the essential provisions thereof in the

Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as

amended...

7

S. 2367. To provide that certain surplus property of the United States

may be donated for park or recreational purposes.-

8

S. 2442. To provide for the disposition of surplus personal property

to the government of Alaska

8

Staff memorandums:

To Senator Gruening, dated July 27, 1959.

No. 85-1-16, dated May 2, 1957

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No. 86–1-23, dated May 13, 1959-

No. 86–1–25, dated May 18, 1959.

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No. 86–1-42, dated July 20, 1959-

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CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF WITNESSES

JULY 29, 1959

Statements:

Macomber, J. H., Jr., General Counsel, General Services Adminis-

tration, accompanied by James A. Garvey, Assistant Commissioner,

Utilization and Sales, Federal Supply Service, and Robert T.

Davis, Legislative Liaison Office, GSA..

24, 38-40, 44-46

Roos, Curtis A., Director, Disposal Division, Public Buildings Serv-

ices, General Services Administration, accompanied by Paul J.
Andrews, Office of General Counsel, GSA.

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Callison, Charles, National Wildlife Federation, Washington, D.C. - 33, 38

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