Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled.
Proposed Additions to Procurement List.
The Committee is proposing to add to the Procurement List a commodity and services to be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.
Comments must be received on or before: January 8, 2001.
Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Jefferson Plaza 2, Suite 10800, 1421 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202-3259.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Louis R. Bartalot (703) 603-7740.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental 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.
If the Committee approves the proposed additions, all entities of the Federal Government (except as otherwise indicated) will be required to procure the commodity and 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 commodity and services to the Government.
2. The action will result in authorizing small entities to furnish the commodity and 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 commodity and 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 commodity and services have been proposed for addition to Procurement List for production by the nonprofit agencies listed:
Holder, Label w/Slit
50% of the Government Requirement
NPA: Occupational Development Center, Inc., Thief River Falls, MinnesotaStart Printed Page 76986
Food Service, EOD Dining Facility, Eglin Air Fore Base, Florida
NPA: Lakeview Center, Inc., Pensacola, Florida
Janitorial/Custodial, I.C. Hewgley Jr., USARC, Knoxville, Tennessee
NPA: Goodwill Industries—Knoxville, Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee
Order Processing Service, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
NPA: Blind Industries & Services of Maryland, Baltimore, MarylandStart Signature
Louis R. Bartalot,
Deputy Director (Operations).
[FR Doc. 00-31321 Filed 12-7-00; 8:45 am]
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