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Georgia Code

    • Last Updated: 04/25/2016
    • Effective Date:

    Policy Statement

    Georgia Code Annotated 50-16-161.1 states the following:

    a)    This Code section shall apply to movable personal property for institutions under the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, which shall be defined as any item which meets the following criteria:

    1. Any item which is basically nonconsumable and nonexpendable in nature, including, but not limited to, motor vehicles, mechanized and nonmechanized equipment, office equipment, appliances;
    2. Any item with an estimated usable life expectancy of three or more years and an item acquisition cost of $3,000 or more; or
    3. Any item or items which an agency determines should be included in its personal property inventory even though it fails to meet the criteria of paragraph (1) or (2) of this subsection.

    b)    The Department of Administrative Services shall be authorized to include or exclude items from the inventory as it deems necessary; and the determination shall be binding upon the various departments, boards, bureaus, commissions, institutions, and other agencies of the state government.

    Reason for policy
    This policy shows how to track property owned by or in the possession of UGA and to comply with state and federal guidelines.
    Additional contacts
    Property Control Office, 706-542-4390,

    Responsible University Senior Administrator:Vice President for Finance & Administration

    Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President & Controller

    Policy Owner: UGA Property Control

    Policy Contact: Craig Mathews

    Phone Number: 706-542-4390