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Procurement List; Proposed Additions and Deletions

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Proposed additions to and deletions from procurement list.

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SUMMARY:

The Committee is proposing to add to the Procurement List services to be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and to delete commodities previously furnished by such agencies.

COMMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE:

December 18, 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 actions.

Additions

If the Committee approves the proposed addition, 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:

Services

Customization & Distribution of Air Force Special Promotion Items

HQ Air Force Recruiting Service, 550 D Street West, Suite 1, Randolph AFB, Texas.

NPA: Industries for the Blind, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Grounds Maintenance

Department of Energy, Nevada Support Facility, 232 Energy Way, North Las Vegas, Nevada.

NPA: Positive Access, Inc., Las Vegas, Nevada.

Janitorial/Custodial

Depot Maintenance Industrial Fund, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

NPA: Oklahoma County Council for Mentally Retarded Citizens, Inc., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Deletions

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.

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 deletion from the Procurement List.

The following commodities have been proposed for deletion from the Procurement List:

Commodities

Arming Adapter, Self Adjusting

1325-01-158-8635

1325-01-159-8083

Air Freshener Deodorant, General Purpose

6840-00-932-4692

Envelope, Wallet

7530-00-281-4844

7530-00-281-4846

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Louis R. Bartalot,

Deputy Director (Operations).

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[FR Doc. 00-29494 Filed 11-16-00; 8:45 am]

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