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(Revised June 27, 2000)

217.7000 Scope of subpart.
This subpart prescribes policy and procedures for exchange of nonexcess personal property concurrent with an acquisition. Section 201(c) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, 63 Stat. 384, as amended (40 U.S.C. 481(c)) permits exchange of personal property and application of the exchange allowance to the acquisition of similar property. This subpart does not authorize the sale of nonexcess personal property.

217.7001 Definitions.
As used in this subpart--

217.7002 Policy.
DoD policy is to exchange, rather than replace, eligible nonexcess property whenever exchange promotes economical and efficient program accomplishment. Exchange policy, authority, and applicability are governed by-- 217.7003 Purchase request.
Ensure that the requiring activity provides all of the following in support of the purchase request-- 217.7004 Solicitation and award. 217.7005 Solicitation provision.
Use the provision at 252.217-7002, Offering Property for Exchange, when offering nonexcess personal property for exchange. Allow a minimum of 14 calendar days for the inspection period in paragraph (b) of the clause if the exchange property is in the continental United States. Allow at least 21 calendar days outside the United States.

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