Protest of Performance Bond Requirement

B-202332: Jun 15, 1981

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A firm filed a complaint regarding a 100 percent performance bond requirement in a solicitation issued by an Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA) grantee. The firm had previously complained unsuccessfully to the grantee and UMTA for the deletion of the performance bond and postponement of bid opening. While the firm did not submit a bid, two other firms did. Subsequently, the grantee, with UMTA concurrence, decided to reject both bids and to readvertise at a later date. Under these circumstances, the complaint is academic, and no useful purpose would be served if it were to be considered. Therefore, the complaint was dismissed.

Nov 22, 2017

Nov 21, 2017

  • A-P-T Research, Inc.
    We deny the protest in part and dismiss the protest in part.
    B-414825,B-414825.2

Nov 20, 2017

Nov 16, 2017

  • HBI-GF, JV
    We deny the protest.
    B-415036
  • Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc.
    We dismiss the protest because it raises a matter of contract administration over which we do not exercise jurisdiction.
    B-414410.4

Nov 15, 2017

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