The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Deed of Conveyance.
The Deed of Conveyance of any surplus real and related personal property disposed of under this program - (1) shall provide that all of the property be used and maintained for the purpose for which it was conveyed in perpetuity, and that if the property ceases to be used or maintained for that purpose, all or any portion of the property shall, in its then existing condition, at the option of the Federal Government, revert to the Federal Government; and (2) may contain additional terms, reservations, restrictions, and conditions that the Administrator determines are necessary to safeguard the interests of the Federal Government.
Eligible applicants include states, or political subdivisions or instrumentalities of states, proposing to use the subject property for law enforcement purposes or correctional facility purposes.
The 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, Palau, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
State, local and territorial governments, that are engaged in activities to control or reduce crime and juvenile delinquency or the enforcement of criminal law or the care or rehabilitation of criminal offenders.
DOJ/OJP/BJA application for a correctional facility use or law enforcement purpose determination. See the current fiscal year?s solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs web site at http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm and http://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PreawardRequirements/index.htm for additional information. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
Aplication and Award Process
Notify BJA and GSA, or DOD by letter, of the State's interest in an identified property.
Applicants interested in applying for property under the Base Realignment and Closure Act (BRAC) must consult with their designated Local Redevelopment Authority for the community's plan for economic recovery.
A list of the recognized LRAs can be viewed at: http://www.oea.gov/OEAWeb.nsf/Home?OpenForm. In addition to the above identified requirements, view https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/grants_spoc for a list of states covered by E.O.
12372 requiring an entity to coordinate and review proposed federal financial assistance.
An environmental impact statement is required for this program.
This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.
12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. See the current fiscal year?s solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs web site at http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm and http://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PreawardRequirements/index.htm for additional information.
(1) Applicant must be a State or local governmental entity; (2) applicant must propose a correctional facility use or law enforcement purpose consistent with the requirements set forth in 40 U.S.C. Section 553(b)(1) and (2).
40 U.S.C. 553.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
N/A. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Please contact BJA at Phone: 202-616-6500 or https://www.bja.gov/contactus.aspx.
Post Assistance Requirements
No program reports are required.
No cash reports are required.
No progress reports are required.
No expenditure reports are required.
To assist in fulfilling the Departments responsibilities under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA), Public Law 103-62, and the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010, Public Law 111?352, recipients must provide data that measures the results of their work.
No audits are required for this program.
See 2 CFR 200 for the government-wide requirements for maintenance of records by grant recipients.
(Sale, Exchange, or Donation of Property and Goods) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $0 - Through the Federal Surplus Property Public Benefit Conveyance Program (Program), surplus federal land and buildings are conveyed to public entities at no cost pursuant to 40 U.S.C. 541, et seq., and applicable regulations (40 U.S.C. ß 553 and 41 C.F.R. Parts 102-75.750 through 102-75.815).
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. General Services Administration: www.propertydisposal.gsa.gov. Office of Economic Adjustment: http://www.defenselink.mil/brac/.
O. Terry U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Assistance 810 Seventh Street, NW , Washington, District of Columbia 20531 Phone: (202) 616-6500
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
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