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Procurement List; Proposed Additions

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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.


August 14, 2000.


Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Jefferson Plaza 2, Suite 10800, 1421 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202-3259.

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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 Start Printed Page 43736List for production by the nonprofit agencies listed:

Administrative/General Support Services, U.S. Customs Service CMC, 423 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, NPA: The Lighthouse for the Blind in New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Food Service Attendant, Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina, NPA: Fairfax Opportunities Unlimited, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia

Furniture Rehabilitation, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 14th & Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC (10% of the USDA's requirement), NPA: J. M. Murray Center, Inc., Cortland, New York

Janitorial/Custodial, Department of the Treasury, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Child Care Center, Building 315, Glynco, Georgia, NPA: Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, Inc., Savannah, Georgia

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Louis R. Bartalot,

Deputy Director (Operations).

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[FR Doc. 00-17892 Filed 7-13-00; 8:45 am]