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Procurement List; Proposed Additions and Deletion

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Proposed additions to and deletion from procurement list.

SUMMARY:

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

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before: April 30, 2001.

ADDRESSES:

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:

Patrick T. Mooney, (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 commodities 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 commodities and services to the Government.

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

Commodities

Flu Detection Kit

6550-00-NIB-0001

6550-00-NIB-0002

NPA: San Antonio Lighthouse, San Antonio, Texas

Frame, Transparency Mounting

6750-00-378-6825

NPA: Industries of the Blind, Inc. Greensboro, North Carolina

Mattress, High Density Lumbar

7210-00-NIB-0060

7210-00-NIB-0061

NPA: Raleigh Lions Clinic for the Blind, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina

Administrative/General Support Services

Office of Personnel Management, Inspector General Office, Washington, DC

NPA: Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, Washington, DC

Heavy Equipment Operation

Camp Bullis, Texas

NPA: Goodwill Industries of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

Deletion

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 commodity 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 proposed for deletion from the Procurement List.

The following commodity has been proposed for deletion from the Procurement List:

Commodity

Handle, Paint Roller

7920-00-682-6512

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Patrick T. Mooney,

Director, Pricing and Program Operations.

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[FR Doc. 01-7908 Filed 3-29-01; 8:45 am]

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