Summary

To decrease the deficit by realigning, consolidating, selling, disposing, and improving the efficiency of federal buildings and other civilian real property, and for other purposes. Read More

Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on Feb 7, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.

Bill Text

A BILL

To decrease the deficit by realigning, consolidating, selling, disposing, and improving the efficiency of Federal buildings and other civilian real property, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Civilian Property Realignment Act'' or ``CPRA''.

SEC. 2. PURPOSE.

The purposes of this Act are to-- (1) consolidate the footprint of Federal buildings and facilities; (2) maximize the utilization rate of Federal buildings and facilities; (3) reduce the reliance on costly leased space; (4) sell or redevelop high value assets that are underutilized to obtain the highest and best value for the taxpayer; (5) reduce the operating and maintenance costs of Federal civilian real properties through the realignment of other real properties through consolidating, co-locating, and reconfiguring space, and other operational efficiencies; (6) reduce redundancy, overlap, and costs associated with field offices; (7) create incentives for federal agencies to achieve greater efficiency in their inventories of civilian real property by enabling agencies to retain and reinvest savings and sale proceeds; (8) facilitate and expedite the sale or disposal of unneeded civilian properties; and (9) assist federal agencies in achieving the Government's sustainability goals by reducing excess space, inventory, and energy consumption, as well as by leveraging new technologies.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

As used in this Act-- (a) Federal Civilian Real Property and Civilian Real Property.-- (1) Property.--The terms ``Federal civilian real property'' and ``civilian real...

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As the Federal government weighs options for redeveloping and selling certain properties to maintain an efficient inventory of federal facilities, improving energy efficiency and leveraging new technologies must be a major consideration to ensure maximum return on these investments.

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Bill Summary

To decrease the deficit by realigning, consolidating, selling, disposing, and improving the efficiency of federal buildings and other civilian real property, and for other purposes.

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