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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.

SUMMARY:

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

COMMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE:

December 29, 2002.

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:

Sheryl D. Kennerly, (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 additions, the entities of the Federal Government identified in this notice for each product will be required to procure the products 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 products to the Government.

2. If approved, the action will result in authorizing small entities to furnish the products 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 products 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 products are proposed for addition to Procurement List for production by the nonprofit agencies listed:

Products

Product/NSN: Marker, Dry Erase, Premium, 7520-00-NIB-1428.

NPA: Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc., Dallas, Texas.

Contract Activity: Office Supplies & Paper Products Acquisition Center, New York, New York.

Product/NSN: Rough and Ready Mop

7920-00-NIB-0409 (Medium)

7920-00-NIB-0410 (Large)

NPA: New York City Industries for the Blind, Brooklyn, New York

Contract Activity: Office Supplies & Paper Products Acquisition Center, New York, New York

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. 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 service to the Government.

2. If approved, the action will result in authorizing small entities to furnish the product and service 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 service proposed for deletion from the Procurement List.

The following product and service are proposed for deletion from the Procurement List:

Product

Product/NSN: Aerosol Paint, Lacquer, 8010-00-958-8147 Start Printed Page 71134

NPA: The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri

Contract Activity: GSA, Hardware & Appliances Center, Kansas City, Missouri

Service

Service Type/Location: Base Supply Center, New Orleans Naval Support Activity, New Orleans, Louisiana

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

Contract Activity: Naval Support Activity, New Orleans, Louisiana.

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G. John Heyer,

General Counsel.

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[FR Doc. 02-30308 Filed 11-27-02; 8:45 am]

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