[Request for Reconsideration of Protest of U.S. Mint Contract Award]

B-252154.2: Jun 3, 1993

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A firm requested reconsideration of its dismissed protest against the U. S. Mint's contract award for the processing, fabrication, and delivery of cupro-nickel, 5-cent strips. GAO had held that: (1) the alleged wrongful disclosure of proprietary information did not occur within the context of the procurement; and (2) the matter was a dispute between private parties over which it did not have jurisdiction. In its request for reconsideration, the protester contended that GAO did not consider a number of recent decisions in which it held that the misuse of proprietary information adversely affected the integrity of the procurement system. GAO held that the protester did not show: (1) error in fact or law that would warrant reversal or modification of the original decision; and (2) that the Mint acted in bad faith in determining the awardee's responsibility or that the solicitation's definitive responsibility criteria were not met. Accordingly, the dismissal was affirmed.

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