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Panoptic Enterprises' FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH

DATE: November 14, 2001

SUBJECT: Office of Management and Budget; Availability of Fiscal Year 2001 Agency Inventories Under the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act of 1998

SOURCE: Federal Register, November 14, 2001, Vol. 66, No. 220, page 57131

AGENCIES: Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

ACTION: Notice of Availability

SYNOPSIS: OMB is announcing that the second release of Commercial Activities Inventories required to be compiled by Public Law 105-270, Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act of 1998 (FAIR Act), is now available to the public from several federal agencies.

EDITOR'S NOTE: OMB made three releases of FY 2000 FAIR Act Inventories.

For more on the first release of the 2001 FAIR Act inventories, see the September 26, 2001, FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH "Office of Management and Budget; Availability of Fiscal Year 2001 Agency Inventories."

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy, which is part of OMB, has prepared a summary FAIR Act User's Guide and is making it available on its Internet site at http://www.whitehouse.gov/OMB/procurement/index.html. This User's Guide is intended to help interested parties review the Fiscal Year 2001 FAIR Act inventories, and the User's Guide also includes the web-site addresses to access agency inventories.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Section 2 of the FAIR Act requires that each agency submit a list of government activities it is performing which are not "inherently governmental functions", and that OMB publish an announcement of public availability of these lists, called "Commercial Activities Inventories," upon completion of its review of the agencies' inventory submissions. OMB has completed its review of the FY 2001 inventories submitted by the following agencies:

Armed Forces Retirement HomeRick Coleman, 202-730-3504;
Website: http://www.afrh.com
Barry Goldwater Scholarship Education FoundationGerald Smith, 703-756-6012;
Website:http://www.act.org/goldwater
Christopher Columbus Fellowship FoundationJudith Shellenberger, 315-258-0090;
Website:http://www.jwod.gov
CommerceEdna Campbell, 202-482-0585;
Website:http://www.doc.gov/oebam/fair
Consumer Product Safety CommissionEdward Quist, 301-504-0029 ext.2240;
Website:http://www.cpsc.gov/businfo/businfo.html
Council on Environmental QualityTed Boling, 202-395-3449;
Website:http://www.whitehouse.gov/CEQ
EducationGary Weaver, 202-401-3848;
Website:http://www.ed.gov
Environmental Protection Agency (Office of Inspector General (OIG))Lisa Karpf, 202-260-8380;
Website:http://www.epa.gov/oigearth
Environmental Protection AgencyGeorge Ames, 202-564-4998;
Website:http://www.epa.gov/efinpage
Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionGeorge Betters, 202-663-4266;
Website:http://www.eeoc.gov
Federal Communications CommissionMichelle Sutton, 202-418-0100;
Website:http://www.fcc.gov
Farm Credit AdministrationPhillip Shebest, 703-883-4146;
Website:http://www.fca.gov
Federal Labor Relations AuthorityHarold Kessler, 202-482-6690, ext. 440;
Website:http://www.flra.gov
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment BoardRichard White, 202-942-1633;
Website:http://www.frtib.gov/eread.html
Federal Maritime CommissionBruce Dombrowski, 202-523-5800;
Website:http://www.fmc.gov
Federal Energy Regulatory CommissionDonald Chamblee, 202-208-1088;
Website:http://www.ferc.fed.gov
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review CommissionRichard Baker, 202-653-5625;
Website:http://www.fmshrc.gov
Health and Human ServicesMichael Colvin, 202-690-7887;
Website:http://www.hhs.gov/ogam
InteriorJennings Wong, 202-208-6704;
Website:http://www.doi.gov/pam
Interior (OIG)Richard Farr, 202-208-4599;
Website:http://www.oig.doi.gov
Japan-United States Friendship CommissionEric Ganloff, 202-418-9800;
Website:http://www.jusfc.gov
Marine Mammal CommissionSuzanne Montgomery, 301-504-0087;
Website:http://www.whitehouse.gov/OMB/procurement
Morris Udall FoundationChris Helms, 520-670-5299;
Website:http://www.Udall.gov
National Commission on Libraries and Information ScienceJudith Russell, 202-606-9200;
Website:http://www.nclis.gov
National Mediation BoardJune King, 202-692-5010;
Website:http://www.nmb.gov
National Endowment for the ArtsMike Burke, 202-682-5497;
Website:http://www.arts.gov/learn
Office of Science & Technology PolicyBarbara Ferguson, 202-456-6001;
Website:http://www.ostp.gov
Office of Government EthicsSean Donohue, 202-208-8000 ext. 1217;
Website:http://www.usoge.gov
Office of Personnel ManagementKenneth McMahill, 202-606-2424;
Website:http://www.opm.gov/procure
Patent and Trademark OfficeDaniel Haigler, 703-305-8175;
Website:http://www.uspto.gov
Railroad Retirement Board (OIG)Martin Dickman, 312-751-4690;
Website:http://www.rrb.gov/oig/fairinven.html
Railroad Retirement BoardHenry M. Valiulis, 312-751-4520;
Website:http://www.rrb.gov/pdf/cainventory.pdf
Securities and Exchange CommissionJayne Seidman, 202-942-4000;
Website:http://www.sec.gov

Interested parties have 30 working days from today (that is, until December 28, 2001) to challenge the omission or inclusion of an activity on an agency's Commercial Activities Inventories list.

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