[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 229 (Wednesday, November 27, 2013)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 70847-70848]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-26762]



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SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

13 CFR Part 121

RIN 3245-AG47


Small Business Size Standards; Manufacturing; Correction

AGENCY: U.S. Small Business Administration.

ACTION: Correcting amendment.

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SUMMARY: This document corrects an error in the U.S. Small Business 
Administration's (SBA) interim final rule that appeared in the Federal 
Register, which adopted North American Industry Classification System 
2012 (NAICS 2012) for small business size standards. This document also 
removes the entry for NAICS 315192 in its entirety. These corrections 
do not affect small business size standards.

DATES: Effective November 27, 2013, and applicable beginning October 1, 
2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Khem Sharma, Chief, Office of Size 
Standards, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 Third Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20416.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This correction removes an errant 
typographical character, which inadvertently appeared before the NAICS 
339910 entry in the table in Sec.  121.201. This document also removes 
the entry for NAICS 315192 in its entirety. These corrections do not 
affect small business size standards.
    In FR Doc. 2012-19973 appearing on page 49991 of the August 20, 
2012 issue of the Federal Register, a correction is necessary on page 
50011. Specifically, it is necessary to remove the less-than-or-equal-
to (<=) symbol that precedes NAICS 339910 that was not included in 
SBA's submission for publication. This document removes the unintended 
character that derived from a coding error in the publication process.
    In addition, the entry for NAICS 315192, Underwear and Nightwear 
Knitting Mills, should be deleted from the CFR. On page 49994 of the 
August 20, 2012 issue of the Federal Register, Table 2 indicates that 
NAICS 315192 was consolidated with another industry to create a new 
one, namely NAICS 315190, Other Apparel Knitting Mills. That is, under 
NAICS 2012, NAICS 315192 is no longer a valid industry. In addition, on 
page 50008, the rule states ``y. remove . . . 315192 . . .'' The 
revised table, ``Small Business Size Standards by NAICS Industry'' 
correctly includes NAICS 315190. However, NAICS 315192 was not removed 
from the table.

Need for Correction

    The purpose of this action is to correct the CFR by removing an 
erroneous character from the entry for NAICS 339910.
    This correction also removes the entire entry for NAICS 315192 from 
the ``Small Business Size Standards by NAICS Industry'' (13 CFR 
121.201), because the industry does not exist in NAICS 2012. The 
activities that NAICS 2007 had included in NAICS 315192 are now in 
NAICS 315190.

List of Subjects in 13 CFR Part 121

    Administrative practice and procedure, Government procurement, 
Government property, Grant programs--business, Individuals with 
disabilities, Loan programs--business, Reporting and recordkeeping 
requirements, Small businesses.

    For the reasons set forth in the preamble, SBA amends 13 CFR part 
121 by making the following correcting amendment:

PART 121--SMALL BUSINESS SIZE REGULATIONS

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1. The authority citation for part 121 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 15 U.S.C. 632, 634(b)(6), 662, 694a(9).


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2. In Sec.  121.201, in the table:
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a. Remove entry 315192, ``Underwear and Nightwear Knitting Mills''; and
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b. Revise entry ``339910'' to read as follows:


Sec.  121.201  What size standards has SBA identified by North American 
Industry Classification System codes?

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                                 Small Business Size Standards by NAICS Industry
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                                                                                  Size standards  Size standards
               NAICS Code                        NAICS U.S. industry title        in millions of   in number of
                                                                                      dollars        employees
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339910..................................  Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing..                             500
 
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    Dated: November 11, 2013.
Calvin Jenkins,
Deputy Associate Administrator, for Government Contracting and Business 
Development.
[FR Doc. 2013-26762 Filed 11-26-13; 8:45 am]
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