Postal Service Vehicles and State-Required Insurance Coverage

B-208640: Jul 5, 1983

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GAO responded to a request concerning whether Postal Service vehicles are exempt from carrying state no-fault insurance coverage. GAO noted that, although it has no authority to decide such issues, a court would most likely rule that the Postal Service does not have to obtain insurance for its vehicles, because a state cannot impose regulations on a federal agency that would infringe on the agency's operations and interfere with congressional objectives. GAO further noted that, except in certain limited circumstances, appropriated funds are not available for the purchase of insurance.

Mar 22, 2018

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.

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