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Procurement List; Additions

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


Additions to Procurement List.


This action adds to the Procurement List services to be provided by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.


Effective Date: 12/21/2009.


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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Barry S. Lineback, Telephone: (703) 603-7740, Fax: (703) 603-0655, or e-mail

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On 9/11/2009, the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice (74 FR 46748-46749) of proposed additions to the Procurement List.

After consideration of the material presented to it concerning capability of qualified nonprofit agencies to provide 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 provide the services to the Government.

2. The action will result in authorizing small entities to provide 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:


Service Type/Location: Custodial Services, USDA APHIS National Detector Dog Training Center, 360 Walt Sanders Memorial Drive, Newnan, GA.

NPA: WORKTEC, Jonesboro, GA.

Contracting Activity: USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Minneapolis, MN.

Service Type/Location: Switchboard Operation, James J Peters VA Medical Center, 130 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY.

NPA: Association for Vision Rehabilitation and Employment, Inc., Binghamton, NY.

Contracting Activity: Department of Veterans Affairs, VISN 3 Consolidated Acquisition, Bronx, NY.

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Barry S. Lineback,

Director, Business Operations.

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[FR Doc. E9-27965 Filed 11-20-09; 8:45 am]