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Procurement List; Addition and Deletions

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Addition to and deletions from Procurement List.

SUMMARY:

This action adds to the Procurement List a service 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:

May 30, 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:

Addition

On March 4, 2004, the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice (69 FR 10401) of proposed additions to the Procurement List. After consideration of the material presented to it concerning capability of qualified nonprofit agencies to provide the service and impact of the addition on the current or most recent contractors, the Committee has determined that the service listed below is 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 service to the Government.

2. 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.

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Accordingly, the following service is added to the Procurement List:

Service:

Service Type/Location: Janitorial/Custodial, Social Security District Office, 3231 Martin Luther King (MLK) Blvd, Dallas, Texas.

NPA: The Arc of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, Louisiana.

Contract Activity: GSA, Public Buildings Service, Central Area, Dallas, Texas.

Deletions

On March 5, 2004, the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice (69 FR 10401) 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 result in 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:

Service:

Service Type/Location: Janitorial/Custodial, Social Security District Office, 3231 Martin Luther King (MLK) Blvd, Dallas, Texas.

NPA: The Arc of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, Louisiana.

Contract Activity: GSA, Public Buildings Service, Central Area, Dallas, Texas.

Deletions

On March 5, 2004, the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice (69 FR 10401) 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 result in 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: Cap, Food Handler's 8415-00-234-7677, 8415-00-234-7678, 8415-00-234-7679.

NPA: BESB Industries, West Hartford, Connecticut.

NPA: Virginia Industries for the Blind, Charlottesville, Virginia.

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

Product/NSN: Slide Fastener Unit, Laced Boot, 8430-00-465-1888, 8430-00-465-1889, 8430-00-465-1890.

NPA: Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches, Inc., West Palm Beach, Florida.

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

Product/NSN: Streamer, Warning, Aircraft, 8345-00-863-9170.

NPA: BESB Industries, West Hartford, Connecticut. Start Printed Page 23725

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

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G. John Heyer,

General Counsel.

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[FR Doc. 04-9840 Filed 4-29-04; 8:45 am]

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