[Protests of DOD SDB Set-Aside Solicitation]

B-265780,B-265781,B-265810,B-265818: Aug 23, 1995

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Three firms protested several Department of Defense (DOD) small disadvantaged business (SDB) set-aside solicitations, contending that the set-asides were unconstitutional. GAO held that: (1) the lower federal courts should determine the constitutionality of SDB procurements; and (2) it would not consider the protests, since there was no clear judicial precedent concerning the constitutionality of such programs. Accordingly, the protests were dismissed.

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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