ARMY - AR 700-131
LOAN, LEASE, AND DONATION OF ARMY MATERIEL
|Publication Date:||23 August 2004|
Purpose. This regulation sets forth policies and procedures for loan of Army materiel to both Department of Defense (DOD) and non-DOD activities of the Federal Government and loan, lease, or donation of materiel to non-Federal civilian activities and agencies. It outlines when loans, leases, or donations of Army materiel can be made. Loans under Section 1535, Title 31 of the United States Code (31 USC 1535) are limited to agencies of the Federal Government. Leases under 10 USC 2667 and loans or donations under 10 USC 2572 may be made to entities outside the Federal Government. Loans, leases, and donations are distinguishable from statutory loan authorities that apply to specific organizations outside the Federal Government such as the American Red Cross and the Boy Scouts of America. This regulation provides procedures for requesting and processing loans and donations and sets forth responsibilities, including requirement for reimbursement.
Applicability. This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard of the United States/Army National Guard, and the U.S. Army Reserve.