Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC): Property Transfer and Disposal


Publication Date: February 2005

Publisher: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service


Research Area: Military and defense



The Defense Base Realignment and Closure Act of 1990 and the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 provide the basic framework for the transfer and disposal of military installations closed during the base realignment and closure (BRAC) process. This report provides an overview of the various authorities available under the current law and describes the planning process for the redevelopment of BRAC properties. This report will be updated as events warrant.