DODD 5000.64 11/02/06
ACCOUNTABILITY AND MANAGEMENT OF DOD-OWNED EQUIPMENT AND OTHER ACCOUNTABLE PROPERTY
|Publication Date:||2 November 2006|
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE
Reissues Reference (a) to establish accountability and management policy for tangible DoD-owned equipment and other accountable property, in accordance with the authority outlined in Reference (b).
Establishes policy and procedures to comply with References (c) and (d); outlines requirements that reflect both the accounting perspective, which supports the documentation of life-cycle events and transactions, and the accountability perspective, which supports the lifecycle management of assets.
Provides policy and 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.
Complements the accounting and financial reporting requirements contained in DoD 7000.14-R (Reference (e)).
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
Applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of 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 Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the " DoD Components").
Does not cover real property or property and materiel for which accountability and inventory control requirements are prescribed in DoD Instruction 4165.14, DoD 4140.1-R, and DoD 4000.25-2-M (References (f), (g), and (h), respectively), nor does it cover intellectual property, e.g., software. All references to "Property" and "Asset" throughout this Instruction shall mean equipment, including military equipment, and other accountable property, e.g., administrative property.
Provides, in an enterprise context, uniformity in the identification, classification, and reporting of DoD property.
Facilitates communication across the Department of Defense.
Promotes successful system interfaces through the use of standardized terminology, policies, and procedures.
Encourages and promotes the use of best practices for property accountability and management.