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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 a service to be furnished by the nonprofit agency employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and to delete a product previously furnished by such agency.

Comments Must Be Received On or Before: March 26, 2003.

ADDRESS:

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 proposed actions.

Addition

If the Committee approves the proposed addition, the entity of the Federal Government identified in this notice for each service will be required to procure the service listed below from the nonprofit agency 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 service to the Government.

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

Service

Service Type/Location: Laundry Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC.

NPA: Rappahannock Goodwill Industries, Inc., Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Contract Activity: MEDCOM Contracting Center-NA, Washington, DC.

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. If approved, the action will not result in any additional reporting, recordkeeping or other compliance requirements for small entities.

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 product proposed for deletion from the Procurement List.

The following product is proposed for deletion from the Procurement List:

Product

Product/NSN: Index Sheet Set, Looseleaf Binder 7530-00-160-8474.

NPA: Louisiana Association for the Blind, Shreveport, Louisiana.

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

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Sheryl D. Kennerly,

Director, Information Management.

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[FR Doc. 03-4301 Filed 2-21-03; 8:45 am]

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