B-125825, JAN. 30, 1956

B-125825: Jan 30, 1956

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TO COLONIAL UPHOLSTERY WORKS: FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF OCTOBER 17. NUMBERS OF OFFERS RECEIVED OR NAMES OF CONCERNS FROM WHICH OFFERS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. IS DISCLOSED PRIOR TO AWARD OF A NEGOTIATED CONTRACT. THAT AFTER AWARDS ARE MADE THE NAMES OF THE SUCCESSFUL CONTRACTORS. ARE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC. WE ARE ADVISED THAT THE AWARDS WERE MADE ON SEPTEMBER 30.

B-125825, JAN. 30, 1956

TO COLONIAL UPHOLSTERY WORKS:

FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF OCTOBER 17, 1955, COMPLAINING OF AN ALLEGED REFUSAL OF THE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION TO FURNISH CERTAIN INFORMATION TO YOUR COMPANY IN REGARD TO THE NEGOTIATION OF A CONTRACT ON WHICH YOU SUBMITTED A PROPOSAL.

THE REGULATIONS OF GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION PROVIDE THAT NO INFORMATION RELATING TO NEGOTIATIONS IN PROCESS, SUCH AS PRICES QUOTED, NUMBERS OF OFFERS RECEIVED OR NAMES OF CONCERNS FROM WHICH OFFERS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED, IS DISCLOSED PRIOR TO AWARD OF A NEGOTIATED CONTRACT; BUT THAT AFTER AWARDS ARE MADE THE NAMES OF THE SUCCESSFUL CONTRACTORS, TOGETHER WITH PRICES QUOTED AND ANY OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION, ARE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC. WITH REFERENCE TO THE REQUEST FOR QUOTATIONS HERE INVOLVED, WE ARE ADVISED THAT THE AWARDS WERE MADE ON SEPTEMBER 30, 1955, AS FOLLOWS:

CHART "CHICAGO DESK PAD CO., INC. ITEM 1 34-C-1880 $2.75 EACH

15 NO. JEFFERSON ST. ITEM 2 34-C-1880 2.85 EACH

CHICAGO 6, ILL. TERMS 2 PERCENT - 20; DELIVERY 12/30 DAYS (INFORMAL)

M. S. GINN AND CO. ITEM 3 34-C-1894 $3.00 EACH

1417 NEW YORK AVE., N.W. ITEM 4 34-C-1894 3.00 EACH

WASHINGTON 5, D.C. ITEM 5 34-C-1894 3.00 EACH

ITEM 6 34-C-1894 3.00 EACH ..END :