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Panoptic Enterprises' FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH

DATE: March 10, 2005

SUBJECT: Office of Management and Budget; Availability of Fiscal Year 2004 Agency Inventories

SOURCE: Federal Register, March 10, 2005, Vol. 70, No. 46, page 12024

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), is now available to the public from several federal agencies.

EDITOR'S NOTE: For more on the first release of FY 2004 agency inventories, see the November 17, 2004, FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH Office of Management and Budget; Availability of Fiscal Year 2004 Agency Inventories.

For more on the second release of FY 2004 agency inventories, see the January 18, 2005, FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH Office of Management and Budget; Availability of Fiscal Year 2004 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 2004 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 2004 inventories submitted by the following agencies:

African Development FoundationLarry Bevan, 202-673-3948;
http://www.adf.gov
American Battle Monuments CommissionAlan Gregory, 703-696-6868;
http://www.abmc.gov
Department of CommerceMaile Arthur, 202-482-1574;
http://www.doc.gov
Department of the InteriorDonna Kalvels, 202-219-0727;
http://www.doi.gov
Department of the Interior Inspector General (IG)Roy Kime, 202-208-6232;
http://www.oig.doi.gov
Department of JusticeLarry Silvis, 202-616-3754;
http://www.usdoj.gov/jmd/pe/
Department of LaborAl Stewart, 202-693-4028;
http://www.dol.gov
Department of Labor (IG)David LeDoux, 202-693-5100;
http://www.dol.gov
Federal Election CommissionJohn O'Brien, 202-694-1216;
http://www.fec.gov
Federal Labor Relations AuthorityDavid Smith, 202-218-7999;
http://www.flra.gov
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment BoardRichard White, (202) 942-1633;
http://www.frtib.gov
National Transportation Safety BoardBarbara Czech, 202-314-6169;
http://www.ntsb.gov
Office of Government EthicsSean Donohue, 202-482-9231;
http://www.usoge.gov
Office of National Drug Control PolicyDaniel Petersen, 202-395-6745;
http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov
U.S. Agency for International DevelopmentDeborah Lewis, (202) 712-0936;
http://www.usaid.gov
U.S. Agency for International Development (IG)Robert S. Ross, (202) 712-0010;
http://www.usaid.gov/
U.S. Commission on Civil RightsTina Louise Martin, 202-376-8364;
http://www.usccr.gov
Woodrow Wilson CenterRonnie Dempsey, 202-691-4216;
http://wwics.si.edu

Interested parties have 30 working days from today (that is, until April 21, 2005) to challenge the omission or inclusion of an activity on an agency's Commercial Activities Inventories list.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Panoptic Enterprises at 703-451-5953.

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