106 STAT. 1458 PUBLIC LAW 102-384—OCT. 5, 1992 "(I) TORT CLAIMS.— For the purposes of the tort claims provisions of chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code, a volunteer under this subtitle shall be considered to be a Federal employee. " (II) CIVIL EMPLOYEE.— For the purposes of subchapter I of chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code, relating to compensation to Federal employ- ees for work injuries, volunteers under this subtitle shall be considered to be employees, as defined in section 8101(1)(B) of title 5, United States Code, and the provisions of such subchapter shall apply. "(B) PROPERTY. — The Commission may accept, use, and dispose of, in furtherance of the purposes of this Act, donations of any money or property, real, personal, or mixed, tangible or intangible, received by gift, devise, bequest, or otherwise. "(C) RULES. —The Commission shall establish written rules setting forth the criteria to be used in determining whether the acceptance of contributions of money or property, real, personal, or mixed, tangible or intangible, received by gift, device, bequest, or otherwise (pursuant to subparagraph (B)) would reflect unfavorably upon the ability of the Commission or any employee of the Commission to carry out the responsibilities or official duties of the Commission in a fair and objective manner, or would compromise the integrity of the programs of the Commission or any official involved in such programs. Reports. «(D) DISPOSITION. —Upon completion of the use by the Commission of any affected property, such completion shall be reported to the General Services Administration and such property shall be disposed in accordance with title II of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 471 et seq.). "(6) CohfTRACTS.—Subject to the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, the Commission may enter into contracts, and cooperative and interagency agreements, with Federal and State agencies, private firms, institutions, and individuals to conduct activities necessary to carry out the duties of the Commission under this Act."; and (4) by adding at the end the following new subsections: "(i) USE OF MAILS. —The Commission may use the United States mails in the same manner and under the same conditions as other departments and agencies of the United States. "(j) INFORMATION FROM FEDERAL AGENCIES. —The Commission may secure directly from an officer, department, agency, establishment, or instrumentality of the Federal Government such information and statistics as the Commission may require to carry out the duties of the Commission under this Act. On the request of the Director of the Commission, each such officer, department, agency, establishment, or instrumentality may furnish, to the extent permitted by law, such information and statistics directly to the Commission. "(k) SOURCES OF SUPPLIES AND SERVICES. —The Commission may use General Services Administration sources of supplies and services.".