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 product 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: July 8, 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 the notice for each product or service will be required to procure the product 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. If approved, 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 product and services to the Government.
2. If approved, the action will result in authorizing small entities to furnish the product 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 product 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 product and services are proposed for addition to Procurement List for production by the nonprofit agencies listed:
Product/NSN: Pillow, Bed/7210-00-NIB-0021.
NPA: Raleigh Lions Clinic for the Blind, Inc., Raleigh, NC.
Contract Activity: Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Center, Hines, IL.
Service Type/Location: Medical Transcription/Federal Bureau of Prisons, Greenville, IL.
NPA: The Lighthouse of Houston, Houston, TX.
Contract Activity: Federal Bureau of Prisons, Greenville, IL.
Service Type/Location: Mess Attendant/Anderson Air Force Base, GU.
NPA: Able Industries of the Pacific, Tamuning, GU.
Contract Activity: Department of the Air Force.Start Signature
Sheryl D. Kennerly,
Director, Information Management.
[FR Doc. 02-14345 Filed 6-6-02; 8:45 am]
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