B-171384(2), APR 12, 1971

B-171384(2): Apr 12, 1971

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WILL TAKE NO ACTION ON A REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION OF THE DECISION OF MARCH 12. CONNER & CUNEO ATTORNEYS AT LAW: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR TELEGRAM DATED MARCH 19. THE SAME ISSUES AND CONTENTIONS ARE RAISED AS IN YOUR TELEGRAM TO OUR OFFICE. ARE PENDING BEFORE THE COURT. SINCE IT IS CONTRARY TO THE POLICY OF OUR OFFICE TO RENDER A DECISION ON A MATTER WHERE THE MATERIAL ISSUES ARE ALSO INVOLVED IN LITIGATION IN A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT WE WILL TAKE NO ACTION ON YOUR REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION OF OUR DECISION OF MARCH 12.

B-171384(2), APR 12, 1971

BID PROTEST - LITIGATION BECAUSE ITT HAS INTERVENED AS AN ADDITIONAL PLAINTIFF IN COMPUTER SCIENCES CORPORATION V JOHN H. CHAFEE, SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, CIVIL ACTION FILE NO. 406-71, THE COMP. GEN. WILL TAKE NO ACTION ON A REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION OF THE DECISION OF MARCH 12, 1971, PENDING RESOLUTION OF THE LITIGATION.

TO SELLERS, CONNER & CUNEO ATTORNEYS AT LAW:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR TELEGRAM DATED MARCH 19, 1971, IN EFFECT REQUESTING RECONSIDERATION OF OUR DECISION DATED MARCH 12, 1971, B 171384, CONCERNING THE SEVERAL PROTESTS UNDER SOLICITATION NO. N00600 71-R-5083, ISSUED BY THE NAVY PURCHASING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C.

IT HAS COME TO OUR ATTENTION THAT INTERNATIONAL TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH CORPORATION (ITT) HAS INTERVENED AS AN ADDITIONAL PLAINTIFF IN THE ACTION IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA TITLED COMPUTER SCIENCES CORPORATION V JOHN H. CHAFEE, SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, CIVIL ACTION FILE NO. 406-71. WE NOTE THAT IN YOUR PETITION, FILED IN THE ABOVE ACTION, THE SAME ISSUES AND CONTENTIONS ARE RAISED AS IN YOUR TELEGRAM TO OUR OFFICE, AND ARE PENDING BEFORE THE COURT.

SINCE IT IS CONTRARY TO THE POLICY OF OUR OFFICE TO RENDER A DECISION ON A MATTER WHERE THE MATERIAL ISSUES ARE ALSO INVOLVED IN LITIGATION IN A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION, AS IN THE INSTANT CASE, PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT WE WILL TAKE NO ACTION ON YOUR REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION OF OUR DECISION OF MARCH 12, 1971, PENDING RESOLUTION OF THE LITIGATION.