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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.


Comments must be received on or before October 10, 2004.


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 on 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 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:


Product/NSN: Battery, Nonrechargeable, 35-00-835-7210 (Alkaline, Size D), For Defense Logistics Agency Requirements, Tracy, California only.

NPA: Eastern Carolina Vocational Center, Inc., Greenville, North Carolina.

Contract Activity: Defense Supply Center Richmond, Richmond, Virginia.

Product/NSN: Cord, Nylon, Fibrous, 4020-00-240-2154 (Type 1—Color Natural), 4020-00-292-9920 (Type 1A—Color Natural), 4020-00-531-2813 (Type 1A—Color Red Chip), 4020-00-935-5761 (Type 1—Color Camouflage Green).

NPA: East Texas Lighthouse for the Blind, Tyler, Texas.

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


Service Type/Location: Laundry Service, Fort Myer, Virginia.

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

Contract Activity: U.S. Army Contracting Agency, Fort Myer, Virginia.

Service Type/Location: Mailroom Operation, Social Security Administration, 1301 Young Street, Dallas, Texas.

NPA: Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc., Dallas, Texas.

Contract Activity: Social Security Administration, Baltimore, Maryland.

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G. John Heyer,

General Counsel.

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[FR Doc. 04-20527 Filed 9-9-04; 8:45 am]