Accountability and Management of DoD Equipment and Other Accountable Property
|Publication Date:||19 May 2011|
PURPOSE. This Instruction:
a. Reissues DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5000.64 (Reference (a)) in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5134.01 (Reference (b)), to establish accountability and management policy for tangible DoD-owned equipment and other accountable property.
b. Establishes policy and procedures to comply with title 40 of United States Code (U.S.C.) and section 901 of title 31, U.S.C. (References (c) and (d)); and outlines requirements that reflect the accountability perspective of property management, which supports the lifecycle management of items to include the documentation of lifecycle events and transactions.
c. Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for DoD-owned equipment and other accountable property; assists DoD property managers, accounting and financial managers, and other officials in understanding their roles and responsibilities.
d. Complements the accounting and financial reporting requirements contained in DoD 7000.14-R (Reference (e)).
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction:
a. Applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
b. Does NOT apply to intellectual property, software, real property, or property and materiel for which accountability and inventory control requirements are prescribed in DoDI 4165.14, DoD 4140.1-R, and DoD 4000.25-2-M (References (f), (g), and (h)).