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courts and a fitness track at the Naval Air Station in Kingsville, Texas. We deny the protests. Both IFBs required that bidders submit bid guarantees in the amount of 20 percent of the bid price and indicated that the minimum bid acceptance period was 60 days. Bid opening initially was set for Decem , but clpening later. Performance Construction, Inc. protests the rejection of its proposal as late under request for proposals (RFP) No. NR, issued by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command on the Internet, for the renovation of family housing at the Keyport Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Washington. Performance contends that. Navy found Zolman's bid defective for failure to contain the required bid guarantee and, by letter of Decem rejected the Zolman bid as nonresponsive, This protest followed, Zolman contends that it did submit a duly executed bid bond with its bid, The protester has provided an unsigned copy. Howevert even if we use this figure, Coakley's bid of $, was still approximately 17 percent higher than the Government's estimate, This Office has upheld the rejection of bids and readvertisement where the lowest eligible bid exceeded the Govern-mentt s estimate by .
J. C. Kimberly Company protests the rejection of its bid as late under invitation for bids (IFB) No. NB-M, issued by the Department of the Navy for the repair of manhole at the Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, Georgia. We deny the protest. Bid opening was scheduled for p.m., Septem The Bid Protest Process Page 7 GAOSP Bid Protests at GAO responding to the protest and to provide a copy of that report to the protester. The protester then has an opportunity to file written comments on the report. Other parties may be permitted to intervene, which means that they will also receive a copy of the report. "Don't ask, don't tell" (DADT) was the official United States policy on military service by gay men, bisexuals, and lesbians, instituted by the Clinton policy was issued under Department of Defense Directive on Decem and was in effect from Febru until Septem The policy prohibited military personnel from discriminating against or. "Yesterday, December 7, —a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan The people of the United States have already formed their opinions and well understand the implications to the very life and safety of our nation.
Space Services of Georgia, Inc. protests the rejection of its bid as nonresponsive under invitation for bids (IFB) No, N for housing maintenance and repair at the U.S. Naval Station, , Cuba. Space Service's bid was rejected as nonresponsive because it did not include a unit price schedule for the indefinite uuan-. On April 4, , Adams filed the instant protest with our Office asserting, as it had in its bid protests at the courts, that the agency improperly set aside the Job Corps center requirements for small businesses in violation of the Workforce Investment Act (29 U.S.C. § ), the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. § (a)), and the Federal. A companion report, CRS Report R, GAO Bid Protests: Trends and Analysis, by Moshe Schwartz and Kate M. Manuel, analyzes recent trends in bid protests filed with GAO, particularly protests involving the Department of Defense.7 Background Under federal law, a bid protest is a written objection by an “interested party”—a term whose. The U.S. Government Accountability Office in a decision released Friday rejected Trandes Corp.'s challenge to a $ million U.S. Navy engineering services contract awarded to a Honeywell unit.