DATE: December 9, 2002

SUBJECT: Office of Management and Budget; Availability of Fiscal Year 2002 Agency Inventories

SOURCE: Federal Register, December 9, 2002, Vol. 67, No. 236, page 72987

AGENCIES: Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

ACTION: Notice of Availability

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

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second release of the 2002 FAIR Act inventories. OMB made four releases of FY 2001 FAIR Act Inventories.

For more on the first release of of the 2002 FAIR Act inventories, see the October 17, 2002, FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH "Office of Management and Budget; Availability of Fiscal Year 2002 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 Year 2002 FAIR Act inventories, and the User's Guide also includes the web-site addresses to access agencies' 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 2002 inventories submitted by the following agencies:

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation0John Fowler, 202-606-8503,
website: http://www.achp.gov
African Development FoundationTom Coogan, 202-673-3946,
website: http://www.adf.gov
Appalachian Regional CommissionGuy Land, 202-884-7674,
website: http://www.arc.gov
Broadcasting Board of GovernorsMonica Smith, 202-619-3988,
website: http://www.bbg.gov
Council on Environmental QualityDinah Bear, 202-395-7421,
website: http://www.whitehouse.gov/ceq
Department of EducationGlenn Perry, 202-708-8488,
website: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OCFO
Department of Housing and Urban Development (Inspector General (IG))John Harr, 202-708-0614, x8164,
website: http://www.hud.gov/oig/oigindex.html
Department of the InteriorDorothy Sugiyama, 202-208-3433,
website: http://www.doi.gov
Department of the Interior (IG)Steve Suprun, 202-208-6523,
website: http://www.oig.doi.gov
Environmental Protection AgencyTimothy McProuty, 202-564-4996,
website: http://www.epa.gov
Environmental Protection Agency (IG)Elissa Karpf, 202-566-2604,
website: http://www.epa.gov/oigearth
Equal Employment Opportunity James Israel, 202-663-4250,
website: http://www.eeoc.gov
Federal Communications CommissionMichele Sutton, 202-418-0100,
website: http://www.fcc.gov
Federal Communications Commission (IG)Charles Willoughby, 202-418-0472,
website: http://www.fcc.gov/oig/oigreports.html
Federal Emergency Management AgencyMargaret Chan, 202-646-2931,
website: http://www.fema.gov
Federal Mediation and Conciliation ServiceKaren Kline, 202-606-5488,
website: http://www.fmcs.gov
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review CommissionRichard Baker, 202-434-9900,
website: http://www.fmshrc.gov
Federal Trade CommissionDarleen Cossette, 202-326-3255,
website: http://www.ftc.gov
Inter-American FoundationLinda Borst-Kolko, 703-306-4308,
website: http://www.iaf.gov
International Trade CommissionJudith Gwynn, 202-205-2202,
website: http://www.usitc.gov
Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission Eric Gangloff, 202-418-9800,
website: http://www.jusfc.gov/commissn/commissn.html
Morris-Udall FoundationChristopher Helms, 520-670-5299,
website: http://www.udall.gov
National Archives and Records AdministrationLori Lisowski, 301-837-1850,
website: http://www.archives.gov
National Archives and Records Administration (IG)James Springs, 301-837-3018,
website: http://www.archives.gov/about_us/office_of_the_inspector_general/
National Capital Planning CommissionSandra Quick, 202-482-7200,
website: http://www.ncpc.gov
National Gallery of ArtWilliam Roache, 202-842-6329,
website: http://www.nga.gov
National Endowment for the ArtsLarry Baden, 202-682-5408,
website: http://www.nea.gov
National Labor Relations BoardMike Erickson, 202-273-0054,
website: http://www.nlrb.gov
National Labor Relations Board (IG)Emil George, 202-273-1960,
website: http://www.nlrb.gov/ig/igindex.htm
National Mediation BoardGrace Ann Leach, 202-692-5010,
website: http://www.nmb.gov
National Science FoundationGary Scavongelli, 703-292-8102,
website: http://www.nsf.gov
Occupational Safety and Health Review CommissionLedia Bernal, (202) 606-5390,
website: http://www.oshrc.gov
Office of Management and BudgetTrish Haney, 202-395-4754,
website: http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/
Peace CorpsChristine Arnold, 202-692-1100,
website: http://www.peacecorps.gov
Railroad Retirement BoardSteven Bartholow, 312-751-4935,
website: http://www.rrb.gov
Railroad Retirement Board (IG)William Tebbe, 312-751-4350,
website: http://www.rrb.gov/oig/Rrboig.html
Small Business Administration Robert Moffitt, 202-205-6610,
website: http://www.sba.gov
U.S. Patent and Trademark OfficeW. Dan Haigler, 703-305-8161,
website: http://www.uspto.gov
U.S. Trade and Development AgencyLarry Bevan, 703-875-4357,
website: http://www.tda.gov
U.S. Trade RepresentativeSusan Buck, 202-395-9412,
website: http://www.ustr.gov

Interested parties have 30 working days from today (that is, until January 23, 2003) to challenge the omission or inclusion of an activity on an agency's Commercial Activities Inventories list.

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