Federal Surplus Property Transfer Program

To facilitate the possible no cost conveyance, by the General Services Administration, to State and local governments, of surplus real and related personal property determined by the Attorney General to be required for correctional facility use, under programs or projects for the care or rehabilitation
of criminal offenders, and for law enforcement purposes.

Agency - Department of Justice

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

General Services Administration: www.propertydisposal.gsa.gov.

Office of Economic Adjustment: http://www.defenselink.mil/brac/.



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Deed of Conveyance.

The Deed of Conveyance of any surplus real and related personal property disposed of under this program - (1) shall provide that all of the property be used and maintained for the purpose for which it was conveyed in perpetuity, and that if the property ceases to be used or maintained for that purpose, all or any portion of the property shall, in its then existing condition, at the option of the Federal Government, revert to the Federal Government; and (2) may contain additional terms, reservations, restrictions, and conditions that the Administrator determines are necessary to safeguard the interests of the Federal Government.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Eligible applicants include states, or political subdivisions or instrumentalities of states, proposing to use the subject property for law enforcement purposes or correctional facility purposes.

The 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, Palau, and the Northern Mariana Islands.

Beneficiary Eligibility

State, local and territorial governments, that are engaged in activities to control or reduce crime and juvenile delinquency or the enforcement of criminal law or the care or rehabilitation of criminal offenders.

Credentials/Documentation

DOJ/OJP/BJA application for a correctional facility use or law enforcement purpose determination. See the current fiscal year?s solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs web site at http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm and http://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PreawardRequirements/index.htm for additional information. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Notify BJA and GSA, or DOD by letter, of the State's interest in an identified property.

Applicants interested in applying for property under the Base Realignment and Closure Act (BRAC) must consult with their designated Local Redevelopment Authority for the community's plan for economic recovery.

A list of the recognized LRAs can be viewed at: http://www.oea.gov/OEAWeb.nsf/Home?OpenForm. In addition to the above identified requirements, view https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/grants_spoc for a list of states covered by E.O.

12372 requiring an entity to coordinate and review proposed federal financial assistance.

An environmental impact statement is required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. See the current fiscal year?s solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs web site at http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm and http://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PreawardRequirements/index.htm for additional information.

Award Procedures

(1) Applicant must be a State or local governmental entity; (2) applicant must propose a correctional facility use or law enforcement purpose consistent with the requirements set forth in 40 U.S.C. Section 553(b)(1) and (2).

Deadlines

Not Applicable.

Authorization

40 U.S.C. 553.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Not Applicable.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

N/A. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Please contact BJA at Phone: 202-616-6500 or https://www.bja.gov/contactus.aspx.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

No cash reports are required.

No progress reports are required.

No expenditure reports are required.

To assist in fulfilling the Departments responsibilities under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA), Public Law 103-62, and the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010, Public Law 111?352, recipients must provide data that measures the results of their work.

Audits

No audits are required for this program.

Records

See 2 CFR 200 for the government-wide requirements for maintenance of records by grant recipients.

Financial Information

Account Identification

15-0401-0-1-754.

Obigations

(Sale, Exchange, or Donation of Property and Goods) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $0 - Through the Federal Surplus Property Public Benefit Conveyance Program (Program), surplus federal land and buildings are conveyed to public entities at no cost pursuant to 40 U.S.C. 541, et seq., and applicable regulations (40 U.S.C. § 553 and 41 C.F.R. Parts 102-75.750 through 102-75.815).

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Not applicable.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. General Services Administration: www.propertydisposal.gsa.gov. Office of Economic Adjustment: http://www.defenselink.mil/brac/.

Headquarters Office

O. Terry U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Assistance 810 Seventh Street, NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20531 Phone: (202) 616-6500

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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