B-232182, Sep 30, 1988
B-232182: Sep 30, 1988
PROCUREMENT - Bid Protests - GAO procedures - Protest timeliness - 10 day rule - Comments timeliness DIGEST: Protest is dismissed for failure to file timely comments to agency report where protester did not fulfill its obligation to notify the General Accounting Office. The solicitation was issued on November 12. The contracting officer found that Kinross had represented that it was not the manufacturer and was not a regular dealer of the supplies offered. Are designed to provide the protester a fair opportunity to present its case and. It is not uncommon for protesters to lose interest in a protest upon reading the agency report. The acknowledgement also advised the protester to notify us if the report was not received on time and warned that unless we heard from the protester by the 10th working day after the report was due.