[USC02] 40 USC 621: Definitions
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40 USC 621: Definitions Text contains those laws in effect on December 2, 2020
From Title 40-PUBLIC BUILDINGS, PROPERTY, AND WORKSSUBTITLE I-FEDERAL PROPERTY AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICESCHAPTER 5-PROPERTY MANAGEMENTSUBCHAPTER VII-PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

§621. Definitions

In this subchapter:

(1) Administrator.-The term "Administrator" means the Administrator of General Services.

(2) Council.-The term "Council" means the Federal Real Property Council established by section 623(a).

(3) Director.-The term "Director" means the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

(4) Federal agency.-The term "Federal agency" means-

(A) an executive department or independent establishment in the executive branch of the Government; or

(B) a wholly owned Government corporation (other than the United States Postal Service).


(5) Field office.-The term "field office" means any office of a Federal agency that is not the headquarters office location for the Federal agency.

(6) Postal property.-The term "postal property" means any property owned or leased by the United States Postal Service.

(7) Public-private partnership.-The term "public-private partnership" means any partnership or working relationship between a Federal agency and a corporation, individual, or nonprofit organization for the purpose of financing, constructing, operating, managing, or maintaining one or more Federal real property assets.

(8) Underutilized property.-The term "underutilized property" means a portion or the entirety of any real property, including any improvements, that is used-

(A) irregularly or intermittently by the accountable Federal agency for program purposes of the Federal agency; or

(B) for program purposes that can be satisfied only with a portion of the property.

(Added Pub. L. 114–318, §3(a), Dec. 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 1608 .)

Purpose

Pub. L. 114–318, §2, Dec. 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 1608 , provided that: "The purpose of this Act [see section 1 of Pub. L. 114–318, set out as a Short Title of 2016 Amendment note under section 101 of this title] is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the Federal Government in managing property of the Federal Government by-

"(1) requiring the United States Postal Service to take appropriate measures to better manage and account for property;

"(2) providing for increased collocation with Postal Service facilities and guidance on Postal Service leasing practices; and

"(3) establishing a Federal Real Property Council to develop guidance on and ensure the implementation of strategies for better managing Federal property."