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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 the Procurement List.

SUMMARY:

The Committee is proposing to add to the Procurement List services to be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and to delete products previously furnished by such agencies.

Comments Must Be Received On or Before: August 31, 2008.

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.

For Further Information or to Submit Comments Contact: Kimberly M. Zeich, Telephone: (703) 603-7740, Fax: (703) 603-0655, or e-mail CMTEFedReg@AbilityOne.gov.

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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 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 services to the Government.Start Printed Page 44961

2. If approved, 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.

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 services are proposed for addition to the Procurement List for production by the nonprofit agencies listed:

Services

Service Type/Location: Custodial Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service—District Office, 8181 Highway 2, Rapid River, MI.

NPA: Lakestate Industries, Escanaba, MI.

Contracting Activity: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Hiawatha National Forest, Escanaba, MI.

Service Type/Location: Custodial Services, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Glen Haven Annex and Forest Glen Annex, (excluding Main Hospital and Armed Forces Institute of Pathology), 6900 Georgia Avenue, Washington, DC.

NPA: MVLE, Inc., Springfield, VA.

Contracting Activity: Department of the Army, National Region Contract Office, Washington, DC.

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 should not 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 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 proposed for deletion from the Procurement List.

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The following products are proposed for deletion from the Procurement List:

Products

Pad, Scouring

NSN: 7920-01-499-1617.

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

Contracting Activity: General Services Administration, Federal Supply Service, Fort Worth, TX.

Pad, Folio

NSN: 7510-01-484-4590.

NPA: Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind, Winston-Salem, NC.

Paper Cutter, Rotary Precision

NSN: 7520-01-483-8898.

NPA: The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. (Seattle Lighthouse), Seattle, WA.

Flashlight

NSN: 6230-01-513-3276—Flashlight, Aluminum, 3D, Blue.

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

Contracting Activity: General Services Administration, Office Supplies & Paper Products Acquisition Ctr, New York, NY.

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Kimberly M. Zeich,

Director, Program Operations.

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[FR Doc. E8-17683 Filed 7-31-08; 8:45 am]

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