[Request for Reconsideration of Protest of Navy Subcontract Award]

B-257673.2: Jun 13, 1995

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A firm requested reconsideration of its dismissed protest of a Navy subcontract award for fire alarm system rehabilitation. GAO had held that it did not have jurisdiction to review the award, since the Navy was not directly involved in the procurement. In its request for reconsideration, the protester contended that the: (1) subcontract award was subject to GAO review, since the prime contractor was a construction management contractor; and (2) awardee's bid should have been rendered nonresponsive, since the awardee failed to properly complete its bid schedule. GAO held that: (1) it was not clear whether the prime contractor acted as a construction management contractor; and (2) the awardee's failure to complete the bid schedule was a minor informality that did not affect its lump-sum bid price. Accordingly, the request for reconsideration was denied.