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 services to be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.
COMMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE:
February 11, 2002.
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:
Sheryl D. Kennerly (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, the entities of the Federal Government identified in this notice for each service 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 are proposed for addition to Procurement List for production by the nonprofit agencies listed:
Eyewear Prescription Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veteran Integrated Service Network 7, (Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina)
NPA: Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Government Agency: Department of Veteran Affairs, Litigation Support Services, USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Alexandria, Virginia
NPA: Federal Dispute Resolution Center, Alexandria, Virginia
Government Agency: USDA Food and Nutrition Service, Mailroom Support Services, Internal Revenue Service, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
NPA: Industries for the Blind, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Government Agency: Internal Revenue ServiceStart Signature
Sheryl D. Kennerly,
Director, Information Management.
[FR Doc. 02-726 Filed 1-10-02; 8:45 am]
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