[Protest of SBA Refusal to Issue COC Under Air Force Procurement]

B-255721,B-255722,B-255723,B-255724,B-255725: Nov 16, 1993

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A firm protested the Small Business Administration's (SBA) refusal to issue it certificates of competency (COC) for several Air Force solicitations, contending that the SBA decision was unreasonable and made in bad faith. GAO held that: (1) it had no authority to review the SBA judgment since it was a matter for review by the federal courts; and (2) the protester failed to provide evidence that SBA acted in bad faith or failed to consider vital information. Accordingly, the protest was dismissed.

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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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