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Legislative Branch Update: Current Audits and Legislation of Interest. Ivan Graff, P.E., CFM, PMP, CCE, LEED AP. Focus on Current Engagements with the. GAO High Risk List 2013: Managing Federal Real Property Engagement 542212 : Real Property Cost Savings Engagement 542214 : Structures

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Legislative branch update current audits and legislation of interest

Legislative Branch Update: Current Audits and Legislation of Interest

Ivan Graff, P.E., CFM, PMP, CCE, LEED AP


Focus on current engagements with the

Focus on Current Engagements with the

GAO High Risk List 2013: Managing Federal Real Property

Engagement 542212: Real Property Cost Savings

Engagement 542214: Structures

Engagement 542216: Maintenance and Repair

Legislative Branch Update


High risk list 2013 managing real property

High Risk List 2013: Managing Real Property

  • Issues –

    • Holding excess and underutilized property

    • Relying on costly leasing practices

    • Securing real property

    • Lacking action on challenges that hamper reform, including:

      • Collecting accurate and useful data

      • Legal requirements that discourage disposition

      • Balancing competing stakeholder interests

Our 10 Year Anniversary

(2003 – 2013)

Legislative Branch Update


Real property savings

Real Property Savings

  • Background:

    • Presidential memorandum (June 10, 2010)

    • Real Property Cost Savings and Innovation Plan (July 2010)

  • GAO’s Big Questions

    • What cost savings have agencies achieved?

    • How did agencies calculate savings?

  • What has happened so far –

    • Entrance conference (01/2013)

    • Follow up meeting (04/2013)

    • Additional questions (05/2013)

GAO

542212

$580M Cost Avoidance

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Structures

Structures

  • Background:

    • FRPP definition of structure differs from that used by accountants

  • GAO’s Big Questions

    • What do agencies have and who uses them?

    • How do agencies use cost, value, and condition information?

    • Do agencies manage buildings and structures the same way?

  • What has happened so far –

    • Entrance conference (02/2013)

    • GAO site visits scheduled (03/2013)

GAO

542214

7.5K Records

$43B Repl. Value

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Facility maintenance and repair

Facility Maintenance and Repair

  • Background:

    • GAO 09-10 last examined this maintenance and repair

    • Nagging issues: maintaining inactive assets, disposing of assets in good condition, decrepit assets in with perfect CI

  • GAO’s Big Questions

    • Are agencies addressing deferred maintenance?

    • Do agencies follow industry practices when addressing deferred maintenance?

    • Do agencies consider energy efficiency when prioritizing maintenance projects?

  • What has happened so far –

    • Entrance conference (03/2013)

    • ECM candidates to GAO (04/2013)

    • Additional questions (05/2013)

GAO

542216

$1.4B Maintenance

$4.3B Deferred

Legislative Branch Update


Focus on 113 th congress legislation introduced in the house and senate

Focus on 113th Congress:Legislation Introduced in the House and Senate

Manhattan Project National Historical Park

Real Property Disposition

Energy Efficiency

Fleet

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Manhattan project national historical park act

Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act

  • S. 507

  • Reported to Senate on 05/16/2013

  • Read it here: http://1.usa.gov/13BrXjI

  • H.R. 1208

  • Reported to House on 04/24/2013

  • Read it here: http://1.usa.gov/18QD9v6

Who supports this?

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Manhattan project national historical park act1

Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act

  • ENERGY would provide:

    • Safe access to certain Manhattan Project related buildings in

      • Oak Ridge, TN

      • Los Alamos, NM

      • Hanford, WA

    • Funds to operate and maintain these buildings as visitor attractions

  • INTERIOR would provide:

    • All other facilities (new or obtained) and interpretative services to comprise the visitor experience

  • ENERGY and INTERIOR have:

    • One year to establish the National Park

    • One year to state roles and responsibilities

    • Three years to publish a management plan

13 Buildings + LANL Historic District

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Manhattan project national historical park act2

Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act

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Real property disposition bills

Real Property Disposition Bills

  • Civilian Property Realignment Act

  • Introduced in the House on 02/14/2013

  • Read it here: http://1.usa.gov/19FWZXN

  • Excess Federal Building and Property Disposal Act of 2013

  • Reported to House on 03/20/2013

  • Read it here: http://1.usa.gov/107BzOT

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Civilian property realignment act

Civilian Property Realignment Act

Creates a commission to find cost savings

OMB, the President, and Congress would have to approve recommendations

Sale proceeds would fund future recommended actions

Certain regulations would not apply to recommendations

DOE would no longer have authority to write leases

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Excess federal building and property disposal act

Excess Federal Building and Property Disposal Act

Creates a pilot disposal program for assets with high fair market value

Agencies would publish plans for their excess property

Allows agencies to retain sale proceeds for disposals or maintenance

Codifies the Federal Real Property Profile

Streamlines the review of excess property for the homeless

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Cpra and efbpda

CPRA and EFBPDA

  • Who gets the net proceeds?

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Energy efficiency bills

Energy Efficiency Bills

  • GSA to perform energy audits

  • Execute when 10 year pay back or better

  • Sets energy standards for leases

  • Reduce data centers, FY 2018 & 2023

  • Retain USEC savings

  • Federal loans

  • Metering plans

  • Commissioning

  • Promoting Efficiency and Savings in Government Act

  • Introduced in Senate

  • Read it here: http://1.usa.gov/19FWNHP

  • Federal Cost Reduction Act of 2013

  • Introduced in House

  • Read it here: http://1.usa.gov/12hp2tK

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Fleet bills

Fleet Bills

  • 20% reduction of FY 2010 totals of:

    • Vehicle number

    • Vehicle purchase or lease costs

  • Applies FY 2013-2017

  • 20% reduction of FY 2010 totals of:

    • Vehicle number

    • Vehicle purchase or lease costs

  • Applies FY 2013-2017

  • To reduce the number of nonessential vehicles purchased . . .

  • Introduced in Senate

  • Read it here: http://1.usa.gov/15TXEsk

  • Business and Government Operations Improvement Act (Section 204)

  • Introduced in House

  • Read it here: http://1.usa.gov/12HnYzK

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Legislative branch update current audits and legislation of interest

Questions?

Ivan Graff

(202) 586-8120

[email protected]

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Legislative branch update current audits and legislation of interest

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