HOUSE BILL No. 4368

 

March 24, 2015, Introduced by Reps. Dianda, Somerville, Pettalia and Franz and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

 

     A bill to amend 1984 PA 431, entitled

 

"The management and budget act,"

 

by amending section 267 (MCL 18.1267), as amended by 2012 PA 237.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 267. (1) The department shall issue directives to provide

 

for the disclosure, transfer, and disposal of surplus personal

 

property of state agencies. The Except as otherwise provided in

 

subsection (4), the department may dispose of surplus personal

 

property by donating the surplus personal property to a nonprofit

 

entity, or selling it to a unit of local government, or selling it

 

at a public sale.

 

     (2) The department may sell surplus personal property at fair

 

market value. The department may also exchange surplus personal

 

property for goods and services at fair market value with a private


 

company that is contracted to provide state services, and the

 

surplus personal property is essential to providing those services.

 

     (3) The department may pay necessary costs incurred in the

 

conduct of the transfers or sale of surplus personal property

 

including the necessary warehousing and reconditioning costs from

 

the proceeds of the sale or by assessing a handling fee for surplus

 

personal property being donated.

 

     (4) Beginning June 1, 2015, prior to donating, disposing of,

 

or selling surplus snow removal equipment that was owned or

 

operated by the state transportation department, the state

 

transportation department shall make that snow removal equipment

 

available for sale to local units of government in this state. The

 

department shall issue directives to implement this subsection.