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Panoptic Enterprises' FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH

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 PreservationRalston Cox, 202-606-8528;
http://www.achp.gov
African Development FoundationVicki Gentry, 202-673-3916;
http://www.adf.gov
Appalachian Regional CommissionGuy Land, 202-884-7674;
http://www.arc.gov
Barry Goldwater Scholarship Education FoundationGerald Smith, 703-756-6012;
http://www.act.org/goldwater
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety BoardKenneth Pusateri, 202-694-7000;
http://www.dnfsb.gov
Department of AgricultureAva Lee, 202-720-1179;
http://www.usda.gov
Department of CommerceMike Sade, 202-482-4248;
http://www.doc.gov
Department of EducationGlenn Perry, 202-708-8488;
http://www.ed.gov
Department of JusticeLarry Silvas, 202-616-3754;
http://www.usdoj.gov
Department of the Treasury
(excluding the Internal Revenue Service (IRS))
James Sullivan, 202-622-9395;
http://www.treas.gov
Department of Veterans AffairsGary Steinberg, 202-273-5068;
http://www.va.gov
Federal Communications CommissionMark Reger, 202-418-1924, or Kent Baum, 202-418-0137;
http://www.fcc.gov
Federal Mediation and Conciliation ServiceKaren Kline, 202-606-5488;
http://www.fmcs.gov
Federal Trade CommissionDarlene Cossette, 202-326-3255;
http://www.ftc.gov
Harry S. Truman Scholarship FoundationTara Kneller, 202-395-4831;
http://www.truman.gov
Institute of Museum and Library ServicesTeresa LaHaie, 202-606-8637;
http://www.imls.gov
Inter-American FoundationDavid Valenzuela, 703-306-4359;
http://www.iaf.gov
Japan-U.S. Friendship CommissionEric Gangloff, 202-418-9800;
http://www.jusfc.gov
Marine Mammal CommissionDavid Cottingham, 301-504-0087;
http://www.mmc.gov
National Archives and Records AdministrationLori Lisowski, 301-837-1850;
http://www.nara.gov
National Archives and Records Administration
(Office of the Inspector General (OIG))
James Springs, 301-837-3018;
http://www.archives.gov/about_us/
office_of_the_inspector_general/index.html
National Capital Planning CommissionConnie Harshaw, 202-482-7235;
http://www.ncpc.gov
National Commission on Libraries and Information SciencesMadeleine McCain, 202-606-9200;
http://www.nclis.gov
National Endowment for the ArtsMartha Jones, 202-682-5621;
http://www.arts.endow.gov
National Science FoundationJoseph Burt, 703-292-5034;
http://www.nsf.gov
Nuclear Regulatory CommissionKathryn Greene, 301-415-7305;
http://www.nrc.gov
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (OIG)David Lee, 301-415-5930;
http://www.nrc.gov/insp-gen.html
Nuclear Waste Technical Review BoardJoyce Dory, 703-235-4473;
http://www.nwtrb.gov
Office of Government EthicsSean Donohue, 202-208-8000;
http://www.usoge.gov
Office of Science and Technology PolicyAnn Mazur, 202-456-6001;
http://www.ostp.gov
Securities and Exchange CommissionJayne Seidman, 202-942-4000;
http://www.sec.gov
Social Security AdministrationJaime Fisher, 410-965-7401;
http://www.ssa.gov
U.S. Agency for International DevelopmentDeborah Lewis, 202-712-0936;
http://www.usaid.gov
U.S. Agency for International Development (OIG)Michael Carroll, 202-712-0135;
http://www.usaid.gov/oig/
U.S. Commission on Civil RightsTina Louise Martin, 202-376-8364;
http://www.usccr.gov
U.S. Patent and Trademark OfficeDan Haigler, 703-305-8161;
http://www.uspto.gov

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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