Quarterly Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States; Procurement Law Volume 21, Nos. 3-4

Quarterly Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States; Procurement Law Volume 21, Nos. 3-4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ...ETC., WITH FOREIGN GOVERNMENT Memorandum of Understanding between United Kingdom and United States constitutes basis for invoking exception to prohibition against Government purchase of supplies consisting in whole or in part of foreign specialty metals. B-190421 July 14, 1978 CONTRACTS--NEGOTIATION--COMPETITION--CHANGES IN PRICE, SPECIFICATIONS, ETC.--MULTI-PHASE PROCUREMENTS--RENEGOTIATION WITH FIRST-PHASE CONTRACTORS Agency's determination to restrict development and construction of electric vehicles to firms previously selected under competitive procurement for preliminary stages of program is sustained, even though scope of work has been greatly expanded since award of initial contracts, since unacceptable delay in program would result from award to any new source. GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE--JURISDICTION--CONTRACTS--MODIFICATION Protest concerning modification alleged to be beyond scope of contract will be considered by GAO, since execution of modification could be-viewed as attempt to circumvent competitive procurement statutes. B-190735 July 14, 1978 CONTRACTORS--INCUMBENT--COMPETITIVE STATUS Because of incumbent contractor's alleged poor performance, Navy issued sole-source RFP for continuation of services to firm that submitted unsolicited proposal. Three weeks later, after incumbent protested, incumbent was furnished RFP and allowed to compete. Incumbent's protest that other firm unfairly had more time to prepare its proposal is denied, since protester was not prejudiced thereby. Agency's actions while proceeding on sole-source basis were not improper; protester was incumbent with inherent competitive advantages; and both of protester's requested extensions of proposal due date were granted by contracting officer....show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 123682718X
  • 9781236827180