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(d) Notwithstanding paragraphs (a) long distance network shall establish and (b) of this section, agencies may to the satisfaction of GSA that: continue to use intercity telecommuni- (1) The agency's procurement recations services and facilities provided quirements are unique and cannot be under contracts previously authorized

satisfied by the FTS long distance netand awarded without obtaining an ex- work; ception to the use of the FTS long dis- (2) The agency's procurement would tance network. However, agencies shall

be cost-effective; and use available FTS long distance serv

(3) The agency's procurement would ices that can satisfy their procurement

not adversely affect the cost-effectiverequirements upon expiration of such

ness of the FTS long distance network. contracts. Before exercising renewal

(The rebuttable presumption is that, if options under existing contracts that

an agency procurement requirement is will result in the provision of intercity

unique and the resultant procurement

would be cost-effective, the agency protelecommunications services, agencies shall obtain an interim exception to

curement would not adversely affect

the cost-effectiveness of the FTS long the use of the FTS long distance net

distance network.) work. This interim exception will

(c) An agency request for an interim allow GSA and the agencies to plan an

exception to the use of the FTS long orderly transition to the FTS long dis

distance network shall be based on a tance network.

GSA established date for transition of (e) In planning for transition to the

agency requirements to the FTS long FTS long distance network, agencies

distance network. shall be responsible for determining

(d) Any agency exception request customer premises equipment require

shall be sent to the General Services ments to achieve efficient interfaces

Administration/Federal Telecommuniwith the type of FTS services needed.

cations Service (T). However, agencies shall avoid duplicat

(e) Agencies may conduct procureing FTS services. Agencies shall avoid

ments for long distance telecommuniincorporating inherently intercity fea

cations services and facilities without tures (i.e., features that can be pro

prior approval of GSA when the agenvided only as part of an intercity net- cy's requirements are within the scope work) of the FTS long distance net

of an exception to the use of the FTS work in agency networks. An exception long distance network provided by to the use of the FTS long distance GSA. network is hereby provided to agencies (f) An agency may appeal a GSA dewith requirements for non-inherently nial of a request for an exception to the intercity features to satisfy such fea

Office of Management and Budget tures within a local network.


(g) If an agency has a requirement for 8 101-35.301-3 Procedures.

long distance telecommunications (a) GSA will provide assistance in un

within the United States, Guam, Puerderstanding and pricing the services

to Rico, or the Virgin Islands that may available from the FTS long distance

be outside the scope of FTS, the renetwork and in developing plans for

quirement shall be submitted to GSA/T transition to the FTS long distance

prior to initiating acquisition action. network. For assistance and informa

An exception to the mandatory use of tion concerning the FTS network,

the FTS long distance network will be agencies should contact the General

given if GSA determines the service Services Administration, Federal Tele

cannot be provided by the FTS. communications Service (T), 7980 Boeing Court, 4th Floor, Vienna VA, 22182 Subpart 101-35.4-Consolidated 3988.

Local Telecommunications (b) Agencies seeking an exception to

Service the use of the FTS long distance network are responsible for documenting

$ 101-35.400 Scope of subpart. their case. A complete agency request This subpart discusses local telefor an exception to the use of the FTS communications facilities and services

provided to executive agencies by GSA Subpart 101-35.5-National Secuand other agencies.

rity and Emergency Prepared

ness (NSEP) g 101-35.401 General.

Consolidated local telecommuni- 8 101-35.500 Scope of subpart. cations service is available in most

This subpart discusses NSEP services buildings occupied by concentrations of and assistance provided by GSA to exFederal employees. Local tele- ecutive agencies. communications includes any access services which provide, for a monthly

8 101-35.501 General. fee, electronic connectivity to a larger Executive Order 12472 (49 FR 13471, 3 telecommunications network and those CFR, 1984 Comp., p. 193), requires that support services which provide for the GSA ensure that the NSEP requireacquisition, operation and manage- ments of agencies are met. GSA incorment of attached systems. Information porates NSEP safeguards and support on the use of consolidated local tele- features in networks and services it communications services may be ob- provides for agencies. GSA also protained from: GSA, Federal Tele- vides emergency telecommunications communications Service, Office of Re

for the special needs of agencies and gional Services (TR), 1730 M Street,

helps agencies plan, obtain, and mainNW., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036.

tain continuity of telecommunications

during wartime and non-wartime emer§ 101-35.402 Policies.

gencies. (a) All

executive agencies shall 8 101-35.502 Policy. evaluate sharing Government owned or

Agencies shall use available GSA contracted local telecommunications

telecommunications systems and servfacilities and services. Evaluation cri

ices to meet their NSEP requirements. teria and associated decisions must be documented as appropriate.

8 101-35.503 Procedures. (b) Executive agencies receiving local

Before acquiring services or facilities telecommunications services from an

to meet special NSEP requirements, other agency, e.g., a GSA consolidated

agencies shall review GSA-provided switch, must acknowledge their shared

services. Agencies shall coordinate responsibility to that community of

their special NSEP requirements with: agencies in exchange for those services. General Services Administration, FedSuch a community shall be considered eral Telecommunications Service, Of

telecommunications "Shared Re- fice of Service Delivery, NSEP Center source Community.” The agency pri- (TOS), 18th & F Streets, NW., Washingmarily responsible for providing tele- ton, DC 20405. communications service(s) to members of this community shall be the “Lead Subpart 101-35.6-Delegation of Agency.” Lead agencies must acknowl- GSA's Multiyear Contracting edge their responsibility(s) to provide Authority for Telecommuniservices until an alternative arrange- cations Resources ment has been coordinated with the community. Different agencies may § 101-35.600 Scope of subpart. take the lead in providing different

This subpart discusses the delegation services. Memoranda of Agreement will of GSA's multiyear contracting auidentify responsibilities and cost-re

thority to executive agencies. covery mechanisms.

(c) GSA charges to agencies for con- 8 101-35.601 General. solidated local telecommunications

Executive agencies are authorized to service will cover expenses for installa- enter into multiyear contracts for teletion, changes in service, a common dis- communications resources subject to tributable charge, and termination.

the following conditions:


(a) The agency shall notify GSA/T prior to using GSA's multiyear contracting authority.

(b) The contract life including options, shall not exceed 10 years.

(c) Agencies shall comply with OMB budget and accounting procedures relating to appropriated funds.




101_37.505 Aircraft used for sensitive mis

sions. 101–37.506 Reporting requirements for law

enforcement, national defense, or interdiction mission aircraft.

Sec. 101–37.000 Scope of part.

Subpart 101-37.6–Management, Use, and

Disposal of Government Aircraft Parts

Subpart 101-37.1-Definitions

101-37.100 Definitions.

Subpart 101-37.2–Accounting for Aircraft


101-37.200 General. 101-37.201 Standard aircraft program cost

elements. 101-37.202 Policy. 101-37.203 [Reserved) 101-37.204 Operations cost recovery meth

ods. 101-37.205 Aircraft program cost effective


Subpart 101–37.3-Cost Comparisons for

Acquiring and Using Aircraft

101-37.600 What does this subpart do? 101–37.601 What responsibilities does the

owning/operating agency have in the management and use of Government air

craft parts? 101-37.602 Are there special requirements in

the management, use, and disposal of military Flight Safety Critical Aircraft

Parts (FSCAP)? 101-37.603 What are the owning/operating

agency's responsibilities in reporting ex

cess Government aircraft parts? 101-37.604 What are the procedures for

transferring and donating excess and sur

plus Government aircraft parts? 101-37.605 What are the receiving agency's

responsibilities in the transfer and donation of excess and surplus Government

aircraft parts? 101–37.606 What are the GSA approving offi

cial's responsibilities in transferring and donating excess and surplus Government

aircraft parts? 101–37.607 What are the State Agency's re

sponsibilities in the donation of surplus

Government aircraft parts? 101-37.608 What are the responsibilities of

the Federal agency conducting the sale

of Government aircraft parts? 101–37.609 What are the procedures for muti

lating unsalvageable aircraft parts? 101-37.610 Are there special procedures for

the exchange/sale of Government aircraft parts?

101-37.300 General. 101-37.301 Applicability. 101–37.302—101–37.303 [Reserved] 101-37.304 Variable cost rate. 101-37.305 Acquistion and management.

Subpart 101–37.4–Use of Government

Owned and operated Aircraft

Subparts 101-37,7-101-37.10 [Reserved)

101-37.400 General. 101-37.401 [Reserved) 101-37.402 Policy. 101–37.403 Reimbursement for the use of

Government aircraft. 101-37.404 Approving the use of Government

aircraft for transportation of passengers. 101-37.405 Approving travel on Government

aircraft. 101-37.406 Justification of the use of Gov

ernment aircraft for transportation of

passengers. 101-37.407 Documentation. 101-37.408 Reporting travel by senior Fed

eral officials.

Subpart 101-37.11-Accident and Incident

Reporting and Investigation

Subpart 101–37.5-Management

Information Systems (MIS)

101-37.1100 General. 101-37.1101 (Reserved] 101–37.1102 Initial notification of aircraft

accidents, incidents, and overdue agency

aircraft. 101-37.1103 Information to be given in notifi

cation. 101–37.1104 Preservation of agency aircraft

wreckage, cargo, mail, and records. 101–37.1105 Reporting of agency aircraft ac

cidents and incidents. 101-37.1106 Accident and incident investiga

tion procedures.

101-37.500 General. 101–37.501 [Reserved) 101–37.502 GSA MIS responsibilities. 101-37.503 Reporting responsibilities. 101-37.504 Reports.

Subpart 101-37.1-Definitions

101-37.1107 Aircraft accident and incident

investigator classifications and qualification standards and qualification lev

els. 101-37.1108 Accident and incident investiga

tion reports.

Subparts 101–37.12-Federal Agency

Aviation Safety Program

101-37.1200 General. 101-37.1201 Applicability. 101-37.1202 Agency aviation safety respon

sibilities. 101-37.1203 Aviation safety manager quali

fications. 101-37.1204 Program responsibilities. 101-37.1205 Program elements. 101-37.1206 Aviation safety cou il. 101-37.1207 Inspections and evaluations. 101-37.1208 Hazard reporting. 101-37.1209 Aircraft accident and incident

investigation and reporting. 101_37.1210 Education and training. 101-37.1211 Aviation protective equipment. 101-37.1212 Aircrew qualification and certifi

cation. 101-37.1213 Aircraft accident and incident

database. 101–37.1214 Aviation safety awards program.

$ 101-37.100 Definitions.

In part 101-37, the following definitions apply:

Acquisition date means the date the agency acquired the asset.

Acquisition value means the value initially recorded on agency property records and/or accounting records at the time of acquisition. If the aircraft is acquired through an interagency transfer, the acquisition value is the greater of the aircraft net book value plus the cost of returning the aircraft to an airworthy, mission ready condition or the commercial retail value of that aircraft in average condition. If it is a military aircraft without a commercial equivalent,

equivalent, the acquisition value is equal to the scrap value plus the cost of returning the aircraft to an airworthy, mission ready condition.

Actual cost means all costs associated with the use and operation of an aircraft as specified in $101-37.406(b).

Agency aircraft means an aircraft, ex

Subpart 101–37.13 [Reserved]

Subpart 101–37.14.Forms

101-37.1400 General. 101_37.1401 GSA forms availability.

AUTHORITY: Sec. 205(c), 63 Stat. 390; 40 U.S.C. 486(c); the Budget and Accounting Act of 1921, as amended; the Budget and Accounting Procedures Act of 1950, as amended; Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1970; Executive Order 11541; and OMB Circular No. A-126 (Revised May 22, 1992).

SOURCE: 56 FR 5356, Feb. 11, 1991, unless otherwise noted.

cluding aircraft owned by the Armed Forces, which is: (1) owned and operated by any executive agency or entity thereof, or (2) exclusively leased, chartered, rented, bailed, contracted and operated by an executive agency.

Aircraft accident means an occurrence associated with the operation of an aircraft which takes place between the time any person boards the aircraft with the intention of flight and all such persons have disembarked, and in which any person suffers death or serious injury, or in which the aircraft received substantial damage.

Aircraft part means any part, component, system, or assembly primarily designated for aircraft.

Bailed aircraft means any aircraft borrowed by a department or agency from the Department of Defense (DOD), State or local government, or other non-Federal entity.

Capital asset means any tangible property, including durable

durable goods, equipment, buildings, facilities, installations, or land, which:

(1) Is leased to the Federal Government for a term of 5 or more years; or

(2) In the case of a new asset with an economic life of less than 5 years, is leased to the Federal Government for a

§ 101-37.000 Scope of part.

(a) The provisions of this part prescribe policies and procedures and make recommendations for executive agencies governing the efficient and effective management and utilization of Government-owned, leased, chartered and rented aircraft and related support services.

(b) Agencies are responsible for establishing clear accountability for aircraft management at a senior management level.

[57 FR 48329, Oct. 23, 1992)

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