B-218415.2, APR 12, 1985, 85-1 CPD 425

B-218415.2: Apr 12, 1985

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CONTRACTS - PROTESTS - GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE PROCEDURES - RECONSIDERATION REQUESTS - TIMELINESS DIGEST: REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION FILED MORE THAN 10 WORKING DAYS AFTER BASIS FOR RECONSIDERATION IS KNOWN IS UNTIMELY. THE REQUEST IS UNTIMELY. OUR BID PROTEST REGULATIONS PROVIDE THAT A REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY THIS OFFICE NOT LATER THAN 10 WORKING DAYS AFTER THE BASIS FOR RECONSIDERATION IS KNOWN OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN KNOWN. SINCE THE BASIS OF LUCCO'S REQUEST IS ITS DISAGREEMENT WITH OUR DECISION. THE REQUEST SHOULD HAVE BEEN FILED WITHIN 10 WORKING DAYS OF ITS RECEIPT OF OUR DECISION. IS UNTIMELY AND NOT FOR CONSIDERATION ON THE MERITS.

B-218415.2, APR 12, 1985, 85-1 CPD 425

CONTRACTS - PROTESTS - GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE PROCEDURES - RECONSIDERATION REQUESTS - TIMELINESS DIGEST: REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION FILED MORE THAN 10 WORKING DAYS AFTER BASIS FOR RECONSIDERATION IS KNOWN IS UNTIMELY.

LUCCO ART STUDIO INC.-- RECONSIDERATION:

LUCCO ART STUDIO INC. (LUCCO) REQUESTS RECONSIDERATION OF OUR DECISION IN LUCCO ART STUDIO INC., B-217422, FEB. 27, 1985, 85-1 CPD PARA. 249, IN WHICH WE DISMISSED LUCCO'S PROTEST ALLEGING IMPROPRIETIES IN INVITATION FOR BIDS NO. WFCO-E4-R-4807-12-6-84 ISSUED BY THE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION.

THE REQUEST IS UNTIMELY.

OUR BID PROTEST REGULATIONS PROVIDE THAT A REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY THIS OFFICE NOT LATER THAN 10 WORKING DAYS AFTER THE BASIS FOR RECONSIDERATION IS KNOWN OR SHOULD HAVE BEEN KNOWN. BID PROTEST REGULATIONS, SEC. 21.12(B), 49 FED.REG. 49,417, 49,423 (1984) (TO BE CODIFIED AT 4 C.F.R. SEC. 21.12(B)). SINCE THE BASIS OF LUCCO'S REQUEST IS ITS DISAGREEMENT WITH OUR DECISION, THE REQUEST SHOULD HAVE BEEN FILED WITHIN 10 WORKING DAYS OF ITS RECEIPT OF OUR DECISION. LUCCO STATES THAT IT RECEIVED OUR DECISION ON MARCH 5, 1985. THEREFORE, THE REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION, FILED IN OUR OFFICE ON MARCH 28, 17 WORKING DAYS AFTER THAT DATE, IS UNTIMELY AND NOT FOR CONSIDERATION ON THE MERITS. UNICO, INC., B-218065.2, MAR. 11, 1985, 85-1 CPD PARA. .

WE DISMISS THE REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION.