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Panoptic Enterprises' FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH

DATE: January 18, 2005

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

SOURCE: Federal Register, January 18, 2005, Vol. 70, No. 11, page 2907

AGENCIES: Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

ACTION: Notice of Availability

SYNOPSIS: OMB is announcing that the second 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.

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:

Appalachian Regional CommissionGuy Land, 202-884-7674;
http://www.arc.gov
Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance BoardLarry Roffee, 202-272-0001;
http://www.access-board.gov
Arlington National CemeteryRory Smith, 703-607-8561;
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.org
Barry Goldwater Scholarship Education FoundationGerald Smith, 703-756-6012;
http://www.act.org/goldwater
Broadcasting Board of GovernorsStephen Smith, 202-203-4588;
http://www.bbg.gov
Christopher Columbus Fellowship FoundationJudith M. Shellenberger, 315-258-0090;
http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/procurement/fair_list_nosite.html
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety BoardKenneth Pusateri, 202-694-7000;
http://www.dnfsb.gov
Department of DefensePaul Soloman, 703-602-3666;
http://web.lmi.org/fairnet
Department of Defense Inspector General (IG)John R. Crane, 703-604-8324;
http://www.dodig.osd.mil
Department of EducationGlenn Perry, 202-245-6200;
http://www.ed.gov
Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentJanice Blake-Green, 202-708-0614, x3214;
http://www.hud.gov
Department of Housing and Urban Development IGPeggy Dickinson, 202-708-0614, x8192;
http://www.hudoig.gov
Department of StateValerie Dumas, 703-516-1506;
http://www.state.gov
Department of TreasuryJim Sullivan, 202-622-9395;
http://www.treas.gov/fair
Environmental Protection AgencyMelanie Gooden, 202-566-2222;
http://www.epa.gov
Environmental Protection Agency IGMichael J. Binder, 202-566-2617;
http://www.epa.gov/oig
Equal Employment Opportunity CommissionJeffrey Smith, 202-663-4200;
http://www.eeoc.gov
Farm Credit AdministrationPhilip Shebest, 703-883-4146;
http://www.fca.gov
Federal Maritime CommissionBruce Dombrowski, 202-523-5800;
http://www.fmc.gov
Federal Mediation and Conciliation ServiceDan Ellerman, 202-606-5460;
http://www.fmcs.gov
Federal Trade CommissionDarlene Cossette, 202-326-3255;
http://www.ftc.gov
General Services AdministrationPaul Boyle, 202-501-0324;
http://www.gsa.gov
Harry S. Truman Scholarship FoundationTara Kneller, 202-395-7434;
http://www.truman.gov
James Madison Memorial Fellowship FoundationSteve Weiss, 202-653-6109;
http://www.jamesmadison.com
National Archives and Records AdministrationLori Lisowski, 301-837-1850;
http://www.nara.gov
National Archives and Records Administration IGJames Springs, 301-837-3018;
http://www.archives.gov/about_us/office_of_the_inspector_general/index.html
National Capital Planning CommissionBarry Socks, 202-482-7209;
http://www.ncpc.gov
National Endowment for the ArtNed Read, 202-682-5782;
http://www.arts.gov
National Endowment for the HumanitiesBarry Maynes, 202-606-8233;
http://www.neh.gov
National Mediation BoardGrace Ann Leach, 202-692-5010;
http://www.nmb.gov
Nuclear Waste Technical Review BoardJoyce Dory, 703-235-4473;
http://www.nwtrb.gov
Office of Personnel ManagementRonald Flom, 202-606-2200;
http://www.opm.gov
Office of the Special CounselSharyn Danch, 202-254-3600;
http://www.osc.gov
Office of the U.S. Trade RepresentativeSusan Buck, 202-395-9412;
http://www.ustr.gov
Peace CorpsJanice Hagginbothom, 202-692-1655;
http://www.peacecorps.gov
Small Business AdministrationRobert J. Moffitt, 202-205-6610;
http://www.sba.gov/fair
Small Business Administration IGRobert Fisher, 202-205-6583;
http://www.sba.gov/ig
U.S. Patent and Trademark OfficeAprie Balian, 703-305-9357;
http://www.uspto.gov
U.S. Trade Development AgencyBarbara Bradford, 703-875-4357;
http://www.tda.gov

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

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