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Protests Of DLA Solicitation, U.S. GAO, December 20, 1994.

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  In Harris IT Serv. Corp., the GAO held that this type of contract vehicle exceeded an agency’s express authority to award task and delivery order type contracts pursuant to provisions of the Federal Acquisition and Streamlining Act of , 41 U.S.C. §§– (“FASA”). The GAO found that the FOA violated FASA because it fails to. Acton Rubber Limited protests the rejection of its offer under request for proposals No. DLAR, issued by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) for "Fireman's Type II" knee boots. Acton's offer was rejected based on a statutory domestic item restriction which DLA concluded applied to this procurement. Acton contends that its offer of a for-.

2In this regard, DLA has not stayed performance of the modification because it maintains that the modification did not constitute a contract award within the meaning of the Competition in Contracting Act of , 31 U.S.C. § (). In view of our conclusion that the modification at issue does not constitute a material change, we see noFile Size: KB. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

  Having said that, the GAO is currently deciding a protest of an overseas Air Force solicitation that was not set aside for small business. The protester says the SBA regulations require a set-aside. The Air Force, citing FAR (b), says FAR part 19 does not apply outside the U.S. and a set-aside is not required. establishment of the protest decision authority for all Agency protests. filed at the level above the Contracting Officer, the election of. forum, the procedures for filing such protests, the minimal filing. contents for a valid protest of this type, procedures for the protest. disposition, the effects of protest filing on contract awards, and.


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Protests Of DLA Solicitation, U.S. GAO, December 20, 1994 Download PDF EPUB FB2

A firm protested a Defense Logistics Agency U.S. GAO, contending that the specifications: (1) unduly restricted competition; and (2) were not based on performance data.

GAO held that the protester untimely filed its protest after bid opening. Accordingly, the protest was dismissed. A firm protested a Defense Logistics Agency solicitation, contending that the solicitation specifications were improper.

GAO held that the protester untimely filed its protest after bid opening. Accordingly, the protest was dismissed. A firm protested a Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) solicitation for seat covers, contending that the solicitation specifications were ambiguous.

GAO held that the protester: (1) failed to provide a written protest; and (2) untimely filed its protest more than 10 days after it knew the basis of protest. Accordingly, the protest was dismissed. A firm protested a Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) solicitation.

GAO held that it would not consider the protest, since the protester failed to provide sufficient evidence that DLA violated applicable procurement laws or regulations. Accordingly, the protest was dismissed.

A firm protested a Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) solicitation for helicopter seat bottom covers, contending that the solicitation lacked sufficient detail to permit bidders to prepare intelligent bids. GAO held that the: (1) protester timely filed its protest, since DLA failed to establish a closing date for bids; (2) solicitation clearly stated that bidders had the responsibility of.

A firm protested a General Services Administration solicitation. GAO held that the protester untimely filed after bid opening its protest regarding the alleged solicitation improprieties. [Protest of GSA Solicitation] B Dec 2, Highlights; View Decision (PDF, 1 page) Share This.

GAO: 8(a) Sole-Source Set-Aside Proper Notwithstanding Prior Intent Posted December 20 December 8, by Matthew Schoonover As a general rule, the SBA is prohibited from accepting a solicitation into 1994.

book 8(a) Business Development Program if the procuring agency previously expressed publicly a clear intent to award the contract as a small business set.

Procedures for protests to GAO are found at 4 CFR Part 21 (GAO Bid Protest Regulations). In the event guidance concerning GAO procedure in this section conflicts with 4 CFR P 4 CFR Part 21 governs. (a) General procedure. (1) A protester is required to furnish a copy of its complete protest to the official and location designated in the solicitation or, in the absence of such a.

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently published four protest decisions that were all denied due to timeliness issues. This string of cases serves as a reminder that no matter how strong a protest’s basis may be, if it is not timely filed with GAO; then the protest will most likely be dismissed.

If a party interested in a government contract believes that an agency has violated procurement law or regulation in a solicitation for goods or services, or in the award of a contract, it may file a bid protest with our office. GAO provides an inexpensive and expeditious forum for the resolution of bid protests.

Recent Decisions. LLC, B‑, B‑, Nov. 4,CPD at 16 (sustaining a protest where an agency assigned the highest possible past performance rating based on three contracts covering less than 3 percent, and one contract covering 11 percent, of the requirements contemplated by the solicitation); Continental RPVs, B‑, B.

See The Creative Mobility Group, LLC,B‑, Dec. 19,CPD at 3 (protest against an agency’s solicitation dissemination is denied where protester failed to avail itself of every reasonable opportunity to obtain the solicitation documents).

protest the new clause M to our Office until October Normally, protests based upon alleged improprieties that have been incorporated into the solicitation must be protested no later than the next closing date for receipt of proposals following the incorporation. 4 C,FR. § (a)(1) (). In this case, the new evaluation.

Under the bid protest provisions of the Competition in Contracting Act of31 U.S.C. et seq. (), and our Bid Protest Regulations, 4 C.F.R. (a) (), only an interested party may protest a federal procurement.

We deny the protest. DLA received eight bids in response to its solicita- tion. Although Auto Skate submitted the apparent low bid, with Camtec submitting the apparent second low bid, an examination of Auto Skate's bid revealed that the firm had failed to complete clause No. E25, "INSPECTION AND ACCEPT- ANCE BY THE GOVERNMENT," of the solicitation.

The protest concerns an RFP issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for large air tanker services for wild land firefighting. After reviewing the solicitation, one potential offeror filed a pre-award protest arguing that the agency’s restriction on retardant tank sizes (no larger than 5, gallons) was unduly restrictive.

protests at our Office because of their unique status as governmental activities authorized to compete as separate entities for the assignment of workload.

10 U.S.C. § (); B, Mar. 26, (Letter from the General Counsel, General Accounting Office, to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Military Readiness of the. one location and 20 munitions lift trucks with a 7,pound capacity--which had been mistagged as part of item at 'We consider this protest under 4 C.F.R.

§ (), as DLA, by letter dated Januhas agreed to our considering bid protests involving its surplus property sales. See o Inc, B, Mar. GAO Bid Protests: An Overview of Time Frames and Procedures Congressional Research Service 1 id protests—or written objections to certain actions, described below,1 taken by federal agencies when acquiring supplies or services for their direct use or benefit— are of.

Known for providing cutting-edge legal advice on matters that are redefining industries, Morrison & Foerster has 17 offices located in the United States, Asia, and Europe.

Our clients include Fortune companies, leading tech and life sciences companies, and some of the largest financial. Government Fight and Arguments for Why its Solicitation Was Unduly Restrictive of Competition Came too Late.

In a recent bid protest filed by Pitney Bowes, Inc., of Washington, DC, the U.S. GAO sustained the protest against Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Pitney Bowes litigated the case on the premise that the technical specifications stated in the solicitation were.hearing by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). In theory, the benefits of allowing protests include more competitive and accountable procurements.

The costs of protests include the resources expended by the Department of Defense (DOD) and GAO in responding to legitimate and frivolous protests and delays in awarding and executingFile Size: 2MB.the solicitations at issue here contemplate awarding "service contracts"4 to a single carrier, 3For a more detailed discussion of the Worldwide Agreements approach and DOD's cargo booking policy, see American President Lines, Ltd, B, JCPD 'The Shipping Act of46 U.s.c.

App. § (21) ().