An Act To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, to authorize the disposal of surplus property for civil defense purposes, and for other purposes

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Summary

The amendments of subsection 203 (j) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 include provisions for surplus property. The Secretary of Defense shall determine whether surplus property is usable and necessary for educational activities which are of special interest to the armed services. Determination whether surplus property is usable and necessary for purposes of education or public health, or for research for any such purpose, in any State shall be made by the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. The Secretary shall allocate such property on the basis of needs and utilization for transfer and distribution to tax-supported medical institutions, hospitals, clinics, health centers, school systems, schools, colleges, and universities.

Subject

  • Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 483)
  • United States. Secretary of Defense
  • United States Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 70 Stat. 493
  • Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

40 U.S.C. 484 (j) is amended

Contained within

70 Stat. 493 (1956); ch. 513 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1957
  • 07/03/1956

Topic

  • Government property
  • Surplus government property

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 3; Page Numbers: 493-95

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