Property Obtained Through the Use of Charge Cards; Notice of GSA Bulletin FMR B-25, 6032-6033 [2010-2496]

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 24 (Friday, February 5, 2010)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-2496]


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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION


Property Obtained Through the Use of Charge Cards; Notice of GSA 
Bulletin FMR B-25

AGENCY: Office of Governmentwide Policy, General Services 
Administration (GSA).

ACTION: Notice of a bulletin.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces GSA Federal Management Regulation (FMR) 
Bulletin B-25 which provides guidance to all agencies acquiring 
property using the government charge card.

DATES: The bulletin announced in this notice became effective January 
25, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For clarification of content, contact 
General Services Administration, Office of Governmentwide Policy, 
Office of Travel, Transportation and Asset Management, at (202) 501-
1777. Please cite Bulletin FMR B-25.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Background

    Although charge cards provide a great benefit in streamlining 
procurement of needed items, the property obtained in this way presents 
special management and accountability challenges to agencies. Appendix 
B of OMB Circular A-123 prescribes policies and procedures to agencies 
regarding how to

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maintain internal controls that reduce the risk of fraud, waste, and 
error in Government charge card programs. As provided in Appendix B of 
OMB Circular A-123, agencies must have reasonable, effective internal 
controls so that this property can be accounted for and to ensure 
property is limited to use for official purposes.
    The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Open Government Directive 
instructs agencies to take specific actions to implement the principles 
of transparency, participation and collaboration. Agencies are 
accountable for the quality and objectivity of internal controls over 
the spending information. Agencies must make certain that information 
conforms to OMB guidance on information quality.

B. Procedures

    Bulletins regarding asset management are located on the Internet at 
www.gsa.gov/fmrbulletin as Federal Management Regulation (FMR) 
bulletins.

    Dated: January 29, 2010.
Robert Holcombe,
Director, Personal Property Management Policy.
[FR Doc. 2010-2496 Filed 2-4-10; 8:45 am]
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