[Protest of Navy SDB Solicitation]

B-265885: Sep 5, 1995

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A firm protested the Navy's issuance of a solicitation under the small disadvantaged business set-aside program, contending that the solicitation did not meet the standards as set forth in a recent Supreme Court decision. GAO held that: (1) the Supreme Court decision did not set a clear judicial precedent on the constitutionality of race-based set-asides, since the Supreme Court left it to the lower courts to decide the constitutionality of individual programs; and (2) it would not consider the protest based on the court case. 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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