Untimely Protest Questioning Bidder Responsibility

B-185807: Feb 13, 1976

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The protester objected to the award of a contract, alleging that the successful offerer was not responsible. The protest was initially filed with the procuring agency and the subsequent protest was filed with GAO more than 10 days after the protester's receipt of notification of the agency's denial of the protest; it was untimely and not for consideration on its merits. Since it involved the agency's affirmative determination of responsibility, the protest would not have been considered in the absence of an allegation of fraud on the part of the contracting officer.

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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