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

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before: April 18, 2004.

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 proposed actions.

Additions

If the Committee approves the proposed additions, the entities of the Federal government identified in this 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 they 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:

Products

Product/NSN: Blue Nitrile Examination Gloves,

6515-00-NIB-0236,

6515-00-NIB-0237,

6515-00-NIB-0238,

6515-00-NIB-0239,

6530-00-NIB-0104,

6530-00-NIB-0105,

6530-00-NIB-0106,

6530-00-NIB-0107.

NPA: Central Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired, Utica, New York.

Contract Activity: Transportation Security Administration, Arlington, Virginia.

Services

Service Type/Location: Furniture Rehabilitation, Building 2, 250 Vandenberg Street, Peterson AFB, Colorado.

NPA: Aspen Diversified Industries, Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Contract Activity: Headquarters, Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colorado.

Service Type/Location: Janitorial/Custodial, Thomas D. Lambros Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse, 125 Market Street, Youngstown, Ohio.

NPA: Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries, Youngstown, Ohio.

Contract Activity: GSA, Public Buildings Service (5P), Chicago, Illinois.

Deletions

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 may result in additional reporting, recordkeeping or other compliance requirements for small entities.

2. If approved, the action may 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.

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

Product

Product/NSN: Soap Holder,

4510-00-965-1259.

NPA: Watauga Opportunities, Inc., Boone, North Carolina.

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

Service

Service Type/Location: Janitorial/Custodial, Social Security Administration Building, 525 18th Street, Rock Island, Illinois.

NPA: Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Rock Island and Mercer Counties, Rock Island, Illinois.

Contract Activity: GSA, Public Buildings Service (5P), Chicago, Illinois.

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G. John Heyer,

General Counsel.

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[FR Doc. 04-6230 Filed 3-18-04; 8:45 am]

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