[Request for Reconsideration of Dismissal of Protest Against DLA Solicitation]

B-223455.3: Jul 21, 1986

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A firm requested reconsideration of the dismissal of its bid protest under a Defense Logistics Agency solicitation, contending that it submitted its protest within the required time. GAO held that a protest is considered timely if it is received by the closing date for proposal receipt, not sent by the closing date. Accordingly, the dismissal was affirmed.