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Procurement List; Proposed Additions

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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 products and services to be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.


August 24, 2003.


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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Sheryl D. Kennerly, (703) 603-7740.

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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 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 products and services listed below from nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.

Regulatory Flexibility Act Certification

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 and services to the Government.

2. If approved, the action will result in authorizing small entities to furnish the products 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 products 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 Start Printed Page 44039they are providing additional information.

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The following products and services are proposed for addition to Procurement List for production by the nonprofit agencies listed:


Product/NSN: Lock-Jaw-Wood Mop Handle,


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

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


Service Type/Location: Base Supply Center, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

NPA: Beacon Lighthouse, Inc., Wichita Falls, Texas.

Contract Activity: U.S. Army Field Artillery Center & Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Service Type/Location: Janitorial/Custodial, Bureau of Land Management, Salt Lake Field Office and Warehouse, Salt Lake City, Utah.

NPA: Community Foundation for the Disabled, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah.

Contract Activity: Bureau of Land Management—Utah State Office, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Service Type/Location: Janitorial/Custodial, Federal Aviation Administration, Belleville SFO, Scott AFB, Illinois.

NPA: Challenge Unlimited, Inc., Alton, Illinois.

Contract Activity: Federal Aviation Administration, Des Plaines, Illinois.

Service Type/Location: Janitorial/Grounds Maintenance, Veterans Affairs Regional Office, Montgomery, Alabama.

NPA: Lakeview Center, Inc., Pensacola, Florida.

Contract Activity: Veterans Affairs Regional Office, Montgomery, Alabama.

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Sheryl D. Kennerly,

Director, Information Management.

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[FR Doc. 03-18981 Filed 7-24-03; 8:45 am]