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NPR 4300.1C
Effective Date: June 27, 2013
Expiration Date: June 27, 2023

Subject: NASA Personal Property Disposal Procedural Requirements

Responsible Office: Logistics Management Division

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Table of Contents


P.1 Purpose
P.2 Applicability
P.3 Authority
P.4 Applicable Documents and Forms
P.5 Measurement/Verification
P.6 Cancellation

Chapter 1. Property Disposal Responsibilities

1.1 Background
1.2 Agency Responsibility
1.3 Deviations
1.4 Property Disposal Officer Assignment
1.5 Property Disposal Officer Responsibilities
1.6 Program Responsibilities

Chapter 2. Utilization, Donation, and Acquisition of Property

2.1 Background
2.2 Authority
2.3 Organizations Eligible to Acquire Excess Property
2.4 Organizations Eligible to Acquire Surplus Property
2.5 Excess or Surplus Property Cost Reimbursement
2.6 Excess and Surplus Property Reporting and Screening
2.7 Property Transfer
2.8 Property Removal
2.9 Acquisition of Federal Excess Property

Chapter 3. Disposal of NASA Excess Property

3.1 Background
3.2 Turn-In of Excess Property to Center Property Disposal Officer
3.3 Reporting NASA Excess Property
3.4 Withdrawals and Corrections
3.5 Inventory of Excess Property

Chapter 4. Stevenson-Wydler Act

4.1 Purpose
4.2 Guidance
4.3 Authorized Property Categories for Use Under the Stevenson-Wydler Act
4.4 Eligible Organizations to Acquire NASA Excess Under the Stevenson-Wydler Act
4.5 Required Documentation to Acquire Property Under the Stevenson-Wydler Act
4.6 Transfer of NASA Excess Research Equipment
4.7 Transfer of NASA Excess Property Under Computers for Learning
4.8 Property Removal

Chapter 5. Sale of Federal Government Property

5.1 Background
5.2 Designation
5.3 Authority
5.4 Guidance
5.5 Sales Process and Procedures
5.6 General Services Administration Responsibilities for Supporting NASA Property Sales

Chapter 6. Exchange/Sale Property

6.1 Background
6.2 Exchange (Trade)
6.3 Conditions for Exchange/Sale of Property
6.4 Sale of Replacement Property
6.5 Transfers of Exchange/Sale Property
6.6 Property Restrictions and Limitations
6.7 Proceeds From Sale
6.8 Deviations to Exchange/Sale

Chapter 7. Disposal of Foreign Property

7.1 Background
7.2 Federal Policy
7.3 Responsibilities
7.4 Sensitivity of Foreign Disposal
7.5 Potential Methods for Foreign Disposal
7.6 Reporting Foreign Property for Disposal Processing
7.7 NASA Internal Screening of Foreign Property
7.8 Other Federal Agency and Donation Screening of Foreign Property
7.9 Documentation of Disposal

Chapter 8. Recycling

8.1 Background
8.2 Guidance
8.3 Precious Metals
8.4 Nonfunctional Federal Electronic Assets
8.5 Other Metals
8.6 Export and International Traffic in Arms Regulation Control Items

Chapter 9. Report Requirements

9.1 Background
9.2 Guidance
9.3 General Report Requirements
9.4 GSA Reports to NASA
9.5 NASA Reports to GSA
9.6 Other NASA Reports

Chapter 10. Property Abandonment and Destruction

10.1 Background
10.2 Responsibilities
10.3 Abandonment/Destruction Criteria
10.4 Abandonment/Destruction Process
10.5 Abandonment/Destruction Records

Chapter 11. Property Disposal Training

11.1 Background
11.2 Responsibilities
11.3 Training opportunities

Chapter 12. Reuse of NASA Program Materials for Official Awards and for Information Dissemination

12.1 Background
12.2 Authority
12.3 Responsibilities
12.4 Criterion for Eligible Materials
12.5 Written Requests for Materials for Awards or Educational Outreach
12.6 Records Retention
12.7 NASA Graphics

Appendix A. Definitions
Appendix B. Acronyms
Appendix C. Special Handling Guidelines for Export Controlled Property
Appendix D. Public Sale of Export-Controlled Property
Appendix E. DSPL Program Source Codes
Appendix F. Transfer Order Form Instructions
Appendix G. Authorized Promotional and Personal Use Items
Appendix H. References

Table of Figures

Figure 1-1 Generic Property Disposition Flow Path
Figure 2-1 Generic Excess Property Disposal Flow Chart
Figure 2-2 Disposal Timeframes
Figure 2-3 Generic Excess Property Acquisition Flow Chart
Figure 5-1 Generic Excess Property Disposal Flow Chart Through Sales
Figure 5-2 Example of Typical Sales Proceeds Retention
Figure 7-1 Process Flow Chart for Disposition of NASA Property Located in Foreign Countries
Figure C-1 Special Handling Requirements Planning Process (Notional)
Figure D-1 Notarized Declaration of U.S. Citizenship for Absent Purchaser


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