An Act To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • Whenever the Director of the Bureau of the Budget shall determine an action to be in the interest of economy or efficiency, he shall transfer to the Administrator of General Services all functions then vested in any other Federal agency with respect to the operation, maintenance, and custody of any office building owned by the United States or any wholly owned Government corporation, or any office building or part thereof occupied by an Federal agency under any lease, except that no transfer shall be made under this subsection of the Treasury Building, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Building, the buildings occupied by the National Bureau of Standards, and the buildings under the jurisdiction of the regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
  • The Administrator is authorized in his discretion to donate for educational purposes or public health purposes, including research, in the States, Territories, and possessions without cost (except for costs of care and handling) such equipment, materials, books, or other supplies under the control of any executive agency as shall have been determined to be surplus property and which shall have been determined to be usable and necessary for educational purposes or public health purposes, including research.

Subject

  • Administrator of General Services
  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing
  • United States Bureau of the Budget
  • United States Bureau of Standards

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 64 Stat. 578
  • Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 is amended.

Contained within

64 Stat. 578 (1950); ch. 849 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1952
  • 09/05/1950

Topic

  • Government property
  • Reorganization
  • Surplus government property
  • Administrative agencies
  • Federal Government
  • Administrative agencies--Reorganization

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 14; Page Numbers: 578-91

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