By email dated April 28, 2015, supplemented by an email dated April 30, 2015, Horizon Graphics and Printing (Horizon) requests a "final written decision of the GPO [sic] Contract Appeals Board for the amount of $397.50." This request appears to be related to an ongoing exchange between Horizon and a GPO contracting officer regarding changes to a contract for printing of emergency instructions and materials for the U.S. Courts and payment therefor.
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The jurisdiction of the Board extends to âappeals from decisions of contracting officers with respect to any contract entered into by a legislative branch agency.â Rules of Procedure of the Government Accountability Office Contract Appeals Board, Oct. 14, 2008, at iv; see also id., Rule 3a. (ânotice shall identify â¦ decision from which the appeal is takenâ).
Here, the appellant has failed to demonstrate, or even allege, that a contracting officer's final decision has been issued (or even sought) and our review of the record indicates none. The appeal therefore lacks a necessary prerequisite for the Board's jurisdiction and accordingly is dismissed.