H.R. 2602 (105th): To halt sales of surplus military material until the Defense Logistics Agency reclassifies such material according to the level of demilitarization required to render the material safe for public use and to ensure that, in the future, surplus military material is correctly classified before disposal.

Oct 01, 1997 (105th Congress, 1997–1998)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Fortney “Pete” Stark
Representative for California's 13th congressional district
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Last Updated
Oct 01, 1997
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1119 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998

Signed by the President
Nov 18, 1997


This bill was introduced on October 1, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Oct 01, 1997
Referred to Committee Oct 01, 1997

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Prohibits the sale of surplus personal property of the Department of Defense (DOD) until the Director of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has certified to the Congress that the following requirements have been satisfied:
(1) such property has been inventoried and reclassified to ensure the appropriate degree of demilitarization necessary to render such property safe for public use;
(2) the Comptroller General has reviewed and recommended to the Director appropriate changes to the current DOD reclassification system for such property;
(3) the Director has established within the DLA an office responsible for the appropriate reclassification of such property; and
(4) the Director maintains records of the sale of such property.
Prohibits the Secretary of Defense from using the Internet to advertise the sale of such property.

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