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Procurement List; Additions and Deletions

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AGENCY:

Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled.

ACTION:

Additions to and deletions from procurement list.

SUMMARY:

This action adds to the Procurement List services to be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and deletes from the Procurement List products previously furnished by such agencies.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

November 2, 2003.

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:

Additions

On July 25, August 1, 2003, the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice (68 FR 44039, 45217) of proposed additions to the Procurement List.

After consideration of the material presented to it concerning capability of qualified nonprofit agencies to provide the services and impact of the additions on the current or most recent contractors, the Committee has determined that the services listed below are suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 46-48c and 41 CFR 51-2.4.

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. 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.

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Accordingly, the following services are added to the Procurement List:

Services

Service Type/Location: Administrative Service, Federal Office Building, Martinsburg, West Virginia.

NPA: Job Squad, Inc., Clarksburg, West Virginia.

Contract Activity: GSA, PBS, Mid Atlantic Region (3PKC), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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/Grounds Maintenance, Veterans Affairs Regional Office, Montgomery, Alabama.

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

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

Deletions

On August 1, 2003, the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice (68 FR 45218) of proposed deletions to the Procurement List. After consideration of the relevant matter presented, the Committee has determined that the products listed below are no longer suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 46-48c and 41 CFR 51-2.4.

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. The action may not result in any additional reporting, recordkeeping or other compliance requirements for small entities.

2. The action may 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 deleted from the Procurement List.

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Accordingly, the following products are deleted from the Procurement List:

Products

Product/NSN: Cushion, Chair, 7210-00-205-1173, 7210-00-205-1175.

NPA: None currently authorized.

Contract Activity: GSA, Southwest Supply Center, Fort Worth, Texas.

Product/NSN: Gown, Patient Examining, 6532-00-421-7828.

NPA: Riverside Industries, Inc., Easthampton, Massachusetts.

Contract Activity: Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Product/NSN: Sheet, Bed—Disposable, 7210-00-144-6082.

NPA: Riverside Industries, Inc., Easthampton, Massachusetts.

Contract Activity: Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Sheryl D. Kennerly,

Director, Information Management.

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[FR Doc. 03-25157 Filed 10-2-03; 8:45 am]

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