USCG - COMDTINST 4571.1A
DISPOSAL OF CUTTERS AND RETIREMENT OF BOATS
|Publication Date:||26 September 2013|
PURPOSE. Cutters and boats are processed for disposal when they become excess to the needs of the United States Coast Guard as determined by program managers. This Instruction outlines the process for creating an acceptable audit trail for personal property by maintaining appropriate documentation in accordance with Reference (a) when disposing of decommissioned cutters and retired boats. It also outlines the proper procedures for decommissioning cutters and retiring boats. This Instruction:
a. Integrates the broad requirements of Title 40 U.S. Code, the Chief Financial Officer's Act of 1990 Reference
(b) as amended, and other applicable legislative acts into overarching personal property accountability policy;
b. Provides a framework for implementing personal property accountability policies and procedures; and
c. Assigns roles and responsibilities to Coast Guard directorates, Program Offices and other Coast Guard personal property managers with regard to disposal procedures for cutters and boats.