1999 Florida Code
Chapter 273 State-Owned Tangible Personal Property  
273.055   Disposition of state-owned tangible personal property.

273.055  Disposition of state-owned tangible personal property.--

(1)  Certified surplus property shall not be sold, transferred, cannibalized, scrapped, warehoused, or destroyed without prior written authority from the custodian.

(2)  Custodians shall maintain records to identify each property item as to disposition. Such records shall comply with rules issued by the Auditor General.

(3)  Custodians may dispose of property certified as surplus by:

(a)  Selling or transferring the property to any other governmental entity;

(b)  Selling or donating the property to any private nonprofit agency;

(c)  Selling the property through a sale open to the public; or

(d)  Entering into contractual agreements with other entities, including, but not limited to, other governmental agencies or private vendors, which facilitate the final disposition of the property. Such agreements may include, but are not limited to, the leasing of storage space or arrangements for the disposal of scrap property.

(4)  Each custodian shall adopt guidelines or administrative rules and regulations pursuant to chapter 120 providing for, but not limited to, transferring, warehousing, bidding, destroying, scrapping, or other disposing of state-owned tangible personal property. However, the approval of the Department of Management Services is required prior to the disposal of motor vehicles, watercraft, or aircraft pursuant to ss. 287.15 and 287.16.

(5)  All moneys received from the disposition of state-owned tangible personal property or from any agreement entered into under this chapter must be retained by the custodian and may be disbursed for the acquisition of exchange and surplus property and for all necessary operating expenditures, and are appropriated for those purposes. The custodian shall maintain records of the accounts into which the money is deposited.

History.--ss. 1, 2, ch. 73-233; s. 52, ch. 79-190; s. 1, ch. 81-300; s. 217, ch. 92-279; s. 55, ch. 92-326; s. 28, ch. 94-226; s. 14, ch. 94-265; s. 57, ch. 98-279; s. 28, ch. 99-399.

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