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NPR 4320.1
Effective Date: June 23, 2021
Expiration Date: June 23, 2026
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Subject: Identification and Recovery of NASA Personal Property

Responsible Office: Office of Strategic Infrastructure

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P. 1 Purpose

This NASA Procedural Requirements (NPR) establishes requirements for maintaining control and accountability of the process that NASA uses to identify and recover NASA personal property over which NASA retains ownership, but which is not currently in NASA’s possession.

P. 2 Applicability

a. This directive is applicable to NASA Headquarters and NASA Centers, including Component Facilities, Technical and Service Support Centers, and sub-installations.

b. This language applies to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), other contractors, recipients of grants, cooperative agreements, or other agreements only to the extent specified or referenced in the applicable contracts, grants, or agreements. The requirements of this NPR will be administered to JPL by the NASA Management Office (NMO).

c. In this directive, all mandatory actions (i.e., requirements) are denoted by statements containing the term “shall.” The terms: “may” or “can” denote discretionary privilege or permission, “should” denotes a good practice and is recommended, but not required, “will” denotes expected outcome, and “are/is” denotes descriptive material.

d. In this NPR, all document citations are assumed to be the latest version unless otherwise noted.

P. 3 Authority

a. Property Utilization, 40 U.S.C. § 483(b).

b. Duties of Executive Agencies, 40 U.S.C. § 524(a)(1) and (2), and (b)(1).

c. The National Aeronautics and Space Act, as amended, 51 U.S.C. § 20101.

d. Federal Property Management Regulations, (FPMR), 41 CFR pt. 101.

e. Federal Management Regulation (FMR), 41 CFR pt. 102.

f. NPD 4300.1, NASA Personal Property Disposal Policy.

P. 4 Applicable Documents and Forms

a. NPD 4200.1, Equipment Management Program.

b. NPR 4100.1, NASA Supply Support and Material Management.

c. NPR 4200.1, NASA Equipment Management Procedural Requirements.

d. NPR 4300.1, NASA Personal Property Disposal Procedural Requirements.

e. NPR 4500.1, Administration of Property in the Custody of Contractors.

f. NASA Form (NF) 598, Property Survey Report.

P. 5 Measurement/Verification

The Headquarters Logistics Management Division (LMD) will conduct measurement and verification during monthly reviews of open and closed cases recorded in the NASA Property Identification and Recovery System (NPIRS).

P. 6 Cancellation


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