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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 7 / Wednesday, January 11, 2012 / Notices The Bureau debarred Mr. Tyrone D. Pipkin from the schools and libraries universal service support mechanism for a period of three years pursuant to 47 CFR 54.8. Attached is the debarment letter, DA 11–2022, which was mailed to Mr. Tyrone D. Pipkin and released on December 15, 2011. The complete text of the notice of debarment is available for public inspection and copying during regular business hours at the FCC Reference Information Center, Portal II, 445 12th Street SW., Room CY–A257, Washington, DC 20554. In addition, the complete text is available on the FCC’s Web site at http:// www.fcc.gov. The text may also be purchased from the Commission’s duplicating inspection and copying during regular business hours at the contractor, Best Copy and Printing, Inc., Portal II, 445 12th Street SW., Room CY–B420, Washington, DC 20554, telephone (202) 488–5300 or (800) 378– 3160, facsimile (202) 488–5563, or via email http://www.bcpiweb.com. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal Communications Commission. Theresa Z. Cavanaugh, Acting Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau. The debarment letter follows: pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES December 15, 2011 DA 11–2022 VIA CERTIFIED MAIL RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED AND E-MAIL Mr. Tyrone D. Pipkin c/o Mr. Walter Francis Becker, Jr. Chaffe McCall LLP Energy Centre 1100 Poydras St., Suite 2300 New Orleans, LA 70163–2300 Re: Notice of Debarment File No. EB–11–IH–1071 Dear Mr. Pipkin: The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) hereby notifies you that, pursuant to Section 54.8 of its rules, you are prohibited from participating in the schools and libraries universal service support mechanism (E–Rate program) for three years from either the date of your receipt of this Notice of Debarment, or of its publication in the Federal Register, whichever is earlier in time (Debarment Date).1 On August 17, 2011, the Commission’s Enforcement Bureau (Bureau) sent you a Notice of Suspension and Initiation of Debarment Proceeding (Notice of Suspension) 2 that was published in the 1 47 CFR 54.8(g) (2010). See also 47 CFR 0.111 (delegating authority to the Enforcement Bureau to resolve universal service suspension and debarment proceedings). 2 Letter from Theresa Z. Cavanaugh, Acting Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission to Tyrone D. Pipkin, Notice of Suspension and Initiation of Debarment Proceeding, DA 11–1424, 26 FCC Rcd 11389 (Inv. & Hearings Div., Enf. Bur. 2011). VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:02 Jan 10, 2012 Jkt 226001 Federal Register on September 2, 2011.3 The Notice of Suspension suspended you from participating in activities associated with or relating to the schools and libraries universal service support mechanism and described the basis for initiating debarment proceedings against you, the applicable debarment procedures, and the effect of debarment.4 As discussed in the Notice of Suspension, you and others conspired to control the E– Rate application and implementation process for several schools located in four states.5 Specifically, you obstructed the open competitive bidding process by paying school officials $79,382 in bribes and kickbacks to ensure more than $1.4 million in E–Rate contracts would be steered to your company, Global Networking Technologies, Inc.6 For your role in the conspiracy, you were sentenced to serve one year and one day in federal prison, followed by two years of supervised release for federal crimes in connection with your participation in a scheme to defraud the E–Rate program.7 The court ordered you to pay a $6,000 criminal fine in addition to your sentence.8 Pursuant to Section 54.8(c) of the Commission’s rules, your conviction of criminal conduct in connection with the E–Rate program serves as a basis for your debarment.9 In accordance with the Commission’s debarment rules, you were required to file with the Commission any opposition to your suspension or its scope, or to your proposed debarment or its scope, no later than 30 calendar days from either the date of your receipt of the Notice of Suspension or of its publication in the Federal Register, whichever date occurs first.10 The Commission did not receive any such opposition. For the foregoing reasons, you are debarred for three years from the Debarment Date.11 During this debarment period, you are excluded from participating in any activities associated with or related to the E–Rate program, including the receipt of funds or discounted services through the schools and libraries support mechanism, or consulting with, assisting, or advising applicants or service providers regarding the schools and libraries support mechanism.12 Sincerely, Theresa Z. Cavanaugh Acting Chief Investigations and Hearings Division Enforcement Bureau cc: Johnnay Schrieber, Universal Service Administrative Company (via email) Rashann Duvall, Universal Service Administrative Company (via email) 1689 Juan Rodriguez, Antitrust Division, United States Department of Justice (via email) Marvin Opotowsky, Antitrust Division, United States Department of Justice (via email) [FR Doc. 2012–348 Filed 1–10–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY Public Availability of Federal Labor Relations Authority FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory Federal Labor Relations Authority. ACTION: Notice of Public Availability of FY 2011 Service Contract Inventories. AGENCY: In accordance with Section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111–117), the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of the FY 2011 Service Contract inventory. This inventory provides information on service contract actions over $25,000 that were made in FY 2011. The information is organized by function to show how contracted resources are distributed throughout the agency. The inventory has been developed in accordance with guidance issued on November 5, 2010 by the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP). OFPP’s guidance is available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/ default/files/omb/procurement/memo/ service-contract-inventories-guidance11052010.pdf. The FLRA has posted its inventory and a summary of the inventory on the FLRA homepage at the following link: http://www.flra.gov/ webfm_send/555. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions regarding the service contract inventory should be directed to Dennis Dorsey, Director, Administrative Services Division, Federal Labor Relations Authority, at (202) 218–7764. SUMMARY: 3 76 Dated: January 6, 2012. Sonna Stampone, Executive Director, Federal Labor Relations Authority. 4 Supra [FR Doc. 2012–363 Filed 1–10–12; 8:45 am] FR 54768 (September 2, 2011). note 2. 5 Notice of Suspension, 26 FCC Rcd at 11390. 6 Id. 7 See United States v. Tyrone D. Pipkin, Criminal Case Nos. 10–325 and 11–15 ‘‘A’’, Judgment (E.D. La. filed June 21, 2011). 8 Notice of Suspension, 26 FCC Rcd at 11391. 9 47 CFR 54.8(c). 10 47 CFR 54.8 (e)(3), (4). Any opposition had to be filed no later than September 16, 2011. 11 47 CFR 54.8(e)(5), (g). 12 47 CFR 54.8(a)(1), (5), (d). PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 6727–01–P FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION Notice of Agreements Filed The Commission hereby gives notice of the filing of the following agreements under the Shipping Act of 1984. E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1

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FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY


Public Availability of Federal Labor Relations Authority FY 2011 
Service Contract Inventory

AGENCY: Federal Labor Relations Authority.

ACTION: Notice of Public Availability of FY 2011 Service Contract 
Inventories.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with Section 743 of Division C of the 
Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-117), the Federal 
Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) is publishing this notice to advise 
the public of the availability of the FY 2011 Service Contract 
inventory. This inventory provides information on service contract 
actions over $25,000 that were made in FY 2011. The information is 
organized by function to show how contracted resources are distributed 
throughout the agency. The inventory has been developed in accordance 
with guidance issued on November 5, 2010 by the Office of Management 
and Budget's Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP). OFPP's 
guidance is available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/omb/procurement/memo/service-contract-inventories-guidance-11052010.pdf. The FLRA has posted its inventory and a summary of the 
inventory on the FLRA homepage at the following link: http://www.flra.gov/webfm_send/555.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions regarding the service 
contract inventory should be directed to Dennis Dorsey, Director, 
Administrative Services Division, Federal Labor Relations Authority, at 
(202) 218-7764.

    Dated: January 6, 2012.
Sonna Stampone,
Executive Director, Federal Labor Relations Authority.
[FR Doc. 2012-363 Filed 1-10-12; 8:45 am]
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