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DIGEST: PROTEST QUESTIONING LOW BIDDER'S FINANCIAL AND DELIVERY CAPABILITIES IS DISMISSED BECAUSE GAO DOES NOT REVIEW AFFIRMATIVE DETERMINATIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY EXCEPT UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES NOT APPLICABLE HERE. LACKS THE FINANCIAL CAPABILITY AND DOES NOT HAVE THE DELIVERY CAPACITY TO PERFORM THE SUBJECT CONTRACT. OUR OFFICE DOES NOT REVIEW PROTESTS AGAINST AFFIRMATIVE DETERMINATIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY UNLESS FRAUD IS ALLEGED ON THE PART OF PROCURING OFFICIALS OR THE SOLICITATION CONTAINS DEFINITIVE RESPONSIBILITY CRITERIA WHICH ALLEGEDLY HAVE NOT BEEN APPLIED. NEITHER EXCEPTION IS APPLICABLE HERE. THE PROTEST IS DISMISSED.

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B-206666, MAR 23, 1982

DIGEST: PROTEST QUESTIONING LOW BIDDER'S FINANCIAL AND DELIVERY CAPABILITIES IS DISMISSED BECAUSE GAO DOES NOT REVIEW AFFIRMATIVE DETERMINATIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY EXCEPT UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES NOT APPLICABLE HERE.

TEAMTOGS:

TEAMTOGS PROTESTS AGAINST THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO STELWOOD, INC., UNDER SOLICITATION NO. BO/TC-R-00330 ISSUED BY THE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION.

TEAMTOGS CONTENDS THAT STELWOOD, INC., LACKS THE FINANCIAL CAPABILITY AND DOES NOT HAVE THE DELIVERY CAPACITY TO PERFORM THE SUBJECT CONTRACT.

OUR OFFICE DOES NOT REVIEW PROTESTS AGAINST AFFIRMATIVE DETERMINATIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY UNLESS FRAUD IS ALLEGED ON THE PART OF PROCURING OFFICIALS OR THE SOLICITATION CONTAINS DEFINITIVE RESPONSIBILITY CRITERIA WHICH ALLEGEDLY HAVE NOT BEEN APPLIED. MID AMERICA MOVERS, INC., B-201740, FEBRUARY 9, 1981, 81-1 CPD 84. NEITHER EXCEPTION IS APPLICABLE HERE.

ACCORDINGLY, THE PROTEST IS DISMISSED.

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