Question Regarding Use of Governments Property

B-164769: Jul 16, 1969

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This is a letter from the Comptroller General to the Chairman, House Committee on Armed Services in regards to hearings on H.R. 15268, specifically what the Army believed its powers were in regard to lending equipment to private groups without specific Congressional authorization.

GAO found that the heads of government agencies have the authority to loan property on a short-term basis on condition that the property will be returned at any time that it is required.

Mar 20, 2018

Mar 19, 2018

  • Ampcus, Inc.
    We deny the protest.
  • AMAR Health IT, LLC
    We dismiss the protest because our Office does not have jurisdiction to entertain protests of task orders issued under civilian agency multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts that are valued at less than $10 million.
  • Centurum, Inc.--Costs
    We grant the request.

Mar 15, 2018

  • ORBIS Sibro, Inc.
    We sustain the protest in part and deny it in part.

Mar 14, 2018

Mar 13, 2018

  • Interoperability Clearinghouse
    We dismiss the protest because the protester, a not-for-profit entity, is not an interested party to challenge this sole-source award to an Alaska Native Corporation under the Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) program.
  • Yang Enterprises, Inc.
    We dismiss the protest.

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