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Procurement List; Proposed Additions

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Proposed additions to Procurement List.

SUMMARY:

The Committee has received a proposal to add to the Procurement List commodities to be furnished by a nonprofit agency employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.

Comments Must Be Received on or Before: October 10, 2000.

ADDRESS:

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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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Louis R. Bartalot (703) 603-7740

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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 action.

If the Committee approves the proposed additions, all entities of the Federal Government (except as otherwise indicated) will be required to procure the commodities listed below from a nonprofit agency 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 Start Printed Page 54480other compliance requirements for small entities other than the small organizations that will furnish the commodities to the Government.

2. The action will result in authorizing small entities to furnish the commodities 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 commodities 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 commodities have been proposed for addition to Procurement List for production by the nonprofit agency listed:

Kitchen, Utensils

M.R. 870 (Potato Masher)

M.R. 874 (Ergo Potato Masher)

M.R. 875 (Nutcracker)

M.R. 892 (Ergo Apple Divider)

M.R. 893 (Ergo Grater)

M.R. 894 (Ergo Lemon Zester)

M.R. 895 (Ergo Lemon Reamer)

M.R. 897 (Ergo Melon Baller)

M.R. 898 (Ergo Apple Corer)

NPA: Cincinnati Association for the Blind, Cincinnati, Ohio

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Louis R. Bartalot,

Deputy Director (Operations).

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[FR Doc. 00-23142 Filed 9-7-00; 8:45 am]

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