50a U.S. Code Rule - Real property transactions

(a) Reports to the Armed Services Committees
The Director of the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization, or his designee, may not enter into any of the following listed transactions by or for the use of that agency until after the expiration of thirty days from the date upon which a report of the facts concerning the proposed transaction is submitted to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives:
(1) An acquisition of fee title to any real property, if the estimated price is more than $50,000.
(2) A lease of any real property to the United States, if the estimated annual rental is more than $50,000.
(3) A lease of real property owned by the United States, if the estimated annual rental is more than $50,000.
(4) A transfer of real property owned by the United States to another Federal agency or to a State, if the estimated value is more than $50,000.
(5) A report of excess real property owned by the United States to a disposal agency, if the estimated value is more than $50,000.
If a transaction covered by clause (1) or (2) is part of a project, the report must include a summarization of the general plan for that project, including an estimate of the total cost of the lands to be acquired or leases to be made.
(b) Annual reports to Armed Services Committees
The Director of the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization shall report annually to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives on transactions described in subsection (a) that involve an estimated value of more than $5,000 but not more than $50,000.
(c) Real property governed by this section
This section applies only to real property in the States of the Union, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It does not apply to real property for river and harbor projects or flood-control projects, or to leases of Government-owned real property for agricultural or grazing purposes.
(d) Recital of compliance in instrument of conveyance as conclusive
A statement in an instrument of conveyance, including a lease, that the requirements of this section have been met, or that the conveyance is not subject to this section, is conclusive.

Source

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, § 43, 70A Stat. 636; Pub. L. 86–70, § 37,June 25, 1959, 73 Stat. 150; Pub. L. 86–500, title V, § 512,June 8, 1960, 74 Stat. 187; Pub. L. 86–624, § 38,June 12, 1960, 74 Stat. 421; Pub. L. 96–470, title II, § 202(c),Oct. 19, 1980, 94 Stat. 2242.)
Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 171x of Title 5 prior to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89–554, § 1,Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 378.
Section was not enacted as a part of the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950 which formerly comprised sections 2251 to 2303 of this Appendix.
Amendments

1980—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 96–470substituted “annually” for “quarterly”.
1960—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 86–500substituted “Director of the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization” for “Administrator of the Federal Civil Defense Administration”, prohibited the Director from entering into any of the transactions listed in subsec. (a) until after the expiration of 30 days from the date upon which a report of the facts concerning the proposed transaction is submitted to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives, and increased the amounts in cls. (1) to (5) from $25,000 to $50,000.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 86–500substituted “Director of the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization” for “Administrator” and “$50,000” for “$25,000”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 86–624substituted “States of the Union, the District of Columbia” for “United States, Hawaii.”
Pub. L. 86–500struck out “, Hawaii,” after “United States”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 86–500reenacted subsection without change.
1959—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 86–70struck out “Alaska,” after “United States,”.
Termination of Reporting Requirements

For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of provisions of law requiring submittal to Congress of any annual, semiannual, or other regular periodic report listed in House Document No. 103–7 (in which a report required under subsec. (b) of this section is listed as the 10th item on page 169), see section 3003 ofPub. L. 104–66, as amended, set out as a note under section 1113 of Title 31, Money and Finance.
Transfer of Functions

Functions of Federal Civil Defense Administration transferred to President by section 1 of Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1958, eff. July 1, 1958, 23 F.R. 4991, 72 Stat. 1799, as amended, set out as a note under section 5195 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. The Plan created a new agency in Executive Office of President known as Office of Defense and Civilian Mobilization.
Pub. L. 85–763, Aug. 26, 1958, 72 Stat. 861, amended Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1958 by redesignating Office of Defense and Civilian Mobilization as Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization.
Pub. L. 87–296, Sept. 22, 1961, 75 Stat. 630, amended Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1958 by redesignating Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization as Office of Emergency Planning.
Office of Emergency Planning renamed Office of Emergency Preparedness pursuant to section 402 ofPub. L. 90–608, Oct. 21, 1968, 82 Stat. 1194, which provided that references to Office of Emergency Planning after Oct. 21, 1968, should be deemed references to Office of Emergency Preparedness.
Office of Emergency Preparedness, including offices of Director, Deputy Director, Assistant Directors, and Regional Directors, abolished and functions vested by law in Office of Emergency Preparedness or Director of Office of Emergency Preparedness transferred to President by sections 1 and 3(a)(1) of Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1973, eff. July 1, 1973, 38 F.R. 9579, 87 Stat. 1089, set out as a note under section 5195 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare.
Functions vested in Director of Office of Emergency Preparedness as of June 30, 1973, by Executive Order, proclamation, or other directive issued by or on behalf of President or otherwise, with certain exceptions, transferred to Administrator of General Services, effective July 1, 1973, by Ex. Ord. No. 11725, § 3, eff. June 29, 1973, 38 F.R. 17175, formerly set out as a note under section 2271 of this Appendix.
Functions of Administrator of Federal Civil Defense Administration under this section, previously transferred to President, delegated to Director of Federal Emergency Management Agency by section 4–105 of Ex. Ord. No. 12148, July 20, 1979, 44 F.R. 43242, set out as a note under section 5195 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare.
For transfer of all functions, personnel, assets, components, authorities, grant programs, and liabilities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including the functions of the Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management relating thereto, to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, see section 315 (a)(1) of Title 6, Domestic Security.
For transfer of functions, personnel, assets, and liabilities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including the functions of the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency relating thereto, to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see former section 313 (1) andsections 551 (d), 552 (d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.

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