B-179029(2), OCT 23, 1973

B-179029(2): Oct 23, 1973

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WHICH WAS THE SUBJECT OF AN AUGUST 3. WE RECOMMEND THAT FUTURE SOLICITATIONS EXPRESSLY STATE THAT ITEMS OR SUBITEMS INVOLVING POST-DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE SUBJECT TO THE BUY- AMERICAN COMPUTATION AND THAT THE STATEMENT EXPRESSLY LIST THOSE ITEMS OR SUBITEMS IN THIS CATEGORY. THE ATTACHMENTS TO THE REPORT ARE RETURNED.

B-179029(2), OCT 23, 1973

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TO MR. SECRETARY:

WE ENCLOSE A COPY OF OUR DECISION OF TODAY, DENYING THE PROTEST OF WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION UNDER SOLICITATION NO. 3375, ISSUED BY BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION, WHICH WAS THE SUBJECT OF AN AUGUST 3, 1973, REPORT (REFERENCE EBP) FROM THE DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY.

ALTHOUGH WE DENIED THE PROTEST AGAINST EXCLUDING ENGINEERING TRAVEL COSTS IN BROWN BOVERI'S BID FROM THE BUY AMERICAN EVALUATING COMPUTATION, WE RECOMMEND THAT FUTURE SOLICITATIONS EXPRESSLY STATE THAT ITEMS OR SUBITEMS INVOLVING POST-DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE SUBJECT TO THE BUY- AMERICAN COMPUTATION AND THAT THE STATEMENT EXPRESSLY LIST THOSE ITEMS OR SUBITEMS IN THIS CATEGORY. PLEASE ADVISE US OF THE ACTION TAKEN IN RESPONSE TO THIS RECOMMENDATION.

AS REQUESTED, THE ATTACHMENTS TO THE REPORT ARE RETURNED.