[Protest of SBA Refusal to Issue COC Under Air Force Procurement]

B-255721,B-255722,B-255723,B-255724,B-255725: Nov 16, 1993

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A firm protested the Small Business Administration's (SBA) refusal to issue it certificates of competency (COC) for several Air Force solicitations, contending that the SBA decision was unreasonable and made in bad faith. GAO held that: (1) it had no authority to review the SBA judgment since it was a matter for review by the federal courts; and (2) the protester failed to provide evidence that SBA acted in bad faith or failed to consider vital information. Accordingly, the protest was dismissed.