Mas-Hamilton Group, Inc. B-249049 October 20, 1992 72 Comp.Gen. 6
B-249049: Oct 20, 1992
Was not in a position to proceed with fully competitive award for these items. Urgency basis was not improper. Procurement Specifications Minimum needs standards Competitive restrictions Design specifications Justification Solicitation's purchase item description identifying standard commercial lock by manufacturer part number and national stock number (NSN) is not unduly restrictive where (1) procurement is conducted under Federal Acquisition Regulation small purchase procedures. Is the seventh in a series of small purchases. While DLA explains that the purchases have been necessary to meet its needs during a period when it has been unable to complete a full competition. Mas-Hamilton argues that DLA is repeatedly using small purchase procedures to avoid specifications that would otherwise be mandatory for a fully competitive procurement.