[Protest of DOJ Contract Award for Vending Machine Services]

B-256560.2: Sep 20, 1994

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A firm protested a Bureau of Prisons (BOP) contract award for vending machine services, contending that: (1) BOP improperly permitted the awardee to change its bid price without giving it a similar opportunity; and (2) the awardee did not meet the solicitation requirement for new machines. GAO held that the: (1) protester untimely filed its protest more than 10 days after it knew its basis of protest; and (2) issue of the awardee providing used rather than new machines was a matter of contract administration and not subject to GAO review. Accordingly, the protest was dismissed.

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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