Maupin Plumbing & Heating Company

B-182395: Jan 13, 1975

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A firm protested the award of an Air Force contract for repairing and improving 500 units of housing, claiming that the inclusion of two different wage rates was improper, the work detailed in the solicitation does not constitute "modernizing and remodeling," and that it would be impossible for a contractor to secure a plumbing subcontractor with the applied rate. GAO found that the contract should have stated different wage rates for specific portions of the contract. Failure to do so renders the solicitation defective. Accordingly, GAO sustained the protest. GAO also forwarded copies of this decision to the Secretary of the Air Force and members of Congress.

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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