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Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled.


Proposed additions to procurement list.


The Committee has received proposals to add to the Procurement List services to be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.


June 5, 2000.


Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Crystal Gateway 3, Suite 310, 1215 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202-4302.

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Louis R. Bartalot (703) 603-7740.

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This notice is published pursuant to 41 U.S.C. 47(a) (2) and 41 CFR 51-2.3. Its purpose is to provide interested persons an opportunity to submit comments on the possible impact of the proposed actions.

If the Committee approves the proposed additions, all entities of the Federal Government (except as otherwise indicated) will be required to procure the services listed below from nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.

I certify that the following action will not have a significant impact on a substantial number of small entities. The major factors considered for this certification were:

1. The action will not result in any additional reporting, recordkeeping or other compliance requirements for small entities other than the small organizations that will furnish the services to the Government.

2. The action will result in authorizing small entities to furnish the services to the Government.

3. There are no known regulatory alternatives which would accomplish the objectives of the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act (41 U.S.C. 46-48c) in connection with the services proposed for addition to the Procurement List. Comments on this certification are invited. Commenters should identify the statement(s) underlying the certification on which they are providing additional information.

The following services have been proposed for addition to Procurement List for production by the nonprofit agencies listed:

Dispatcher Services, Federal Building, 222 West 7th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska

NPA: Portland Habilitation Center, Inc., Portland, Oregon

Grounds Maintenance, DC Air National Guard, 201st Mission Support Squadron, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland

NPA: Melwood Horticultural Training Center, Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Janitorial/Custodial, Butler U.S. Army Reserve Center/OMS, 360 Evan City Road, Butler, Pennsylvania

NPA: The Easter Seal Society of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Operation of the Alternate Format Center, Department of Education, Mary Switzer Building, 330 C Street, SW, Washington, DC

NPA: Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, Washington, DC

Recycling Service, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois

NPA: Challenge Unlimited, Inc., Alton, Illinois

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Rita L. Wells,

Deputy Director (Policy and Program Coordination).

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[FR Doc. 00-11287 Filed 5-4-00; 8:45 am]