DATE: May 27, 2004
SUBJECT: Office of Management and Budget; Availability of Fiscal Year 2003 Agency Inventories
SOURCE: Federal Register, May 27, 2004, Vol. 69, No. 103, page 30341
AGENCIES: Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
ACTION: Notice of Availability
SYNOPSIS: OMB is announcing that the third release of the 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: OMB made four releases of FY 2002 FAIR Act Inventories.
For more on the first release of FY 2003 FAIR Act Inventories, see the November 21, 2003, FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH "Office of Management and Budget; Availability of Fiscal Year 2003 Agency Inventories."
For more on the second release of FY 2003 FAIR Act Inventories, see the January 23, 2004, FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH "Office of Management and Budget; Availability of Fiscal Year 2003 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/fair-index.html. This User's Guide is intended to help interested parties review the Year 2003 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 2003 inventories submitted by the following agencies:
|Advisory Council on Historic Preservation||Ralston Cox, 202-606-8528;|
|African Development Foundation||Vicki Gentry, 202-673-3916;|
|Appalachian Regional Commission||Guy Land, 202-884-7674;|
|Barry Goldwater Scholarship Education Foundation||Gerald Smith, 703-756-6012;|
|Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board||Kenneth Pusateri, 202-694-7000;|
|Department of Agriculture||Ava Lee, 202-720-1179;|
|Department of Commerce||Mike Sade, 202-482-4248;|
|Department of Education||Glenn Perry, 202-708-8488;|
|Department of Justice||Larry Silvas, 202-616-3754;|
|Department of the Treasury|
(excluding the Internal Revenue Service (IRS))
|James Sullivan, 202-622-9395;|
|Department of Veterans Affairs||Gary Steinberg, 202-273-5068;|
|Federal Communications Commission||Mark Reger, 202-418-1924, or Kent Baum, 202-418-0137;|
|Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service||Karen Kline, 202-606-5488;|
|Federal Trade Commission||Darlene Cossette, 202-326-3255;|
|Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation||Tara Kneller, 202-395-4831;|
|Institute of Museum and Library Services||Teresa LaHaie, 202-606-8637;|
|Inter-American Foundation||David Valenzuela, 703-306-4359;|
|Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission||Eric Gangloff, 202-418-9800;|
|Marine Mammal Commission||David Cottingham, 301-504-0087;|
|National Archives and Records Administration||Lori Lisowski, 301-837-1850;|
|National Archives and Records Administration|
(Office of the Inspector General (OIG))
|James Springs, 301-837-3018;|
|National Capital Planning Commission||Connie Harshaw, 202-482-7235;|
|National Commission on Libraries and Information Sciences||Madeleine McCain, 202-606-9200;|
|National Endowment for the Arts||Martha Jones, 202-682-5621;|
|National Science Foundation||Joseph Burt, 703-292-5034;|
|Nuclear Regulatory Commission||Kathryn Greene, 301-415-7305;|
|Nuclear Regulatory Commission (OIG)||David Lee, 301-415-5930;|
|Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board||Joyce Dory, 703-235-4473;|
|Office of Government Ethics||Sean Donohue, 202-208-8000;|
|Office of Science and Technology Policy||Ann Mazur, 202-456-6001;|
|Securities and Exchange Commission||Jayne Seidman, 202-942-4000;|
|Social Security Administration||Jaime Fisher, 410-965-7401;|
|U.S. Agency for International Development||Deborah Lewis, 202-712-0936;|
|U.S. Agency for International Development (OIG)||Michael Carroll, 202-712-0135;|
|U.S. Commission on Civil Rights||Tina Louise Martin, 202-376-8364;|
|U.S. Patent and Trademark Office||Dan Haigler, 703-305-8161;|
Interested parties have 30 working days from today (that is, until July 12, 2004) to challenge the omission or inclusion of an activity on an agency's Commercial Activities Inventories list.
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