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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 the Procurement List.

SUMMARY:

This action adds a service to the Procurement List that will be provided by a nonprofit agency employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and deletes products from the Procurement List previously furnished by such agencies.

DATES:

Date added to and deleted from the Procurement List: July 15, 2018.

ADDRESSES:

Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, 1401 S Clark Street, Suite 715, Arlington, Virginia 22202-4149.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Amy B. Jensen, Telephone: (703) 603-7740, Fax: (703) 603-0655, or email CMTEFedReg@AbilityOne.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Addition

On 5/11/2018 (83 FR 92), the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice of proposed addition to the Procurement List.

After consideration of the material presented to it concerning capability of a qualified nonprofit agency to provide the service and impact of the addition on the current or most recent contractor, the Committee has determined that the service listed below is suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 8501-8506 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 organization that will provide the service to the Government.

2. The action will result in authorizing a small entity to provide 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. 8501-8506) 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: Warehouse and Distribution Service.

Mandatory for: National Institutes of Health, Information Resource Center, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD.

Mandatory Source of Supply: The ARC of the District of Columbia, Inc., Washington, DC.

Contracting Activity: National Institutes of Health.

Deletions

On 5/11/2018 (83 FR 92), the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice of proposed deletions from the Procurement List.

After consideration of the relevant matter presented, the Committee has Start Printed Page 27975determined that the products listed below are no longer suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 8501-8506 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 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. 8501-8506) 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

NSN(s)—Product Name(s): MR 568—Scrubber, 3-pk.

Mandatory Source(s) of Supply: Beacon Lighthouse, Inc., Wichita Falls, TX.

Contracting Activity: Defense Commissary Agency.

NSN(s)—Product Name(s): 7920-01-621-9146—Towel, Cleaning, Non-woven Microfiber, Disposable, 16″ × 16″.

Mandatory Source of Supply: Bestwork Industries for the Blind, Inc., Cherry Hill, NJ.

Contracting Activity: General Services Administration, Fort Worth, TX.

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Amy Jensen,

Director, Business Operations.

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[FR Doc. 2018-12904 Filed 6-14-18; 8:45 am]

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