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B-414406, Innovation Associates, Inc., June 06, 2017

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Innovation Associates, Inc. of Johnson City, New York, protests the issuance of four delivery orders to Arxium, Inc. (AI), of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, under that firm's federal supply schedule (FSS) contract pursuant to request for quotations (RFQ) No. 1019219, issued by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) for robotic pharmaceutical equipment. Innovation Associates argues that AI's quotation was technically unacceptable, and therefore ineligible for award.We sustain the protest in part and deny it in part.



B-414335.2, Curtin Maritime Corporation, May 05, 2017

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Curtin Maritime Corporation, of Long Beach, California, protests the Department of the Navy's award of a standing route order (SRO) to Pacific Maritime Freight, Inc. dba Pacific Tugboat Service, of San Diego, California, under solicitation No. ILWX170030N-EL, for freight services. Curtin asserts that the agency's cancellation of Curtin's award and the re-award of the SRO to Pacific was improper because Curtin offered the best value. We deny the protest.



B-413914.3,B-413914.4, PacArctic, LLC, May 30, 2017

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

PacArctic, LLC, an 8(a) small business located in Chantilly, Virginia, protests the award of a contract, and issuance of a task order, to Na Ali'i Consulting and Sales, LLC, of Arlington, Virginia, under request for proposals (RFP) No. HQ0034-16-R-0210, issued by the Department of Defense (DOD), Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), for advisory and assistance services. PacArctic challenges the agency's evaluation of past performance and price. We deny the protest.



B-414434,B-414434.2, Team People LLC, June 14, 2017

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Team People, LLC, a small business of Falls Church, Virginia, protests the award of a contract to International Development & Resources, Inc. (IDR), a small business of Centreville, Virginia, under Request for Proposals (RFP) No. NIHOD2016243, issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health (NIH), for a wide range of event management and video production services. The protester challenges the agency's evaluation of its proposal, contends that NIH's award decision is flawed, and alleges that the agency was motivated by improper influence and bias. We dismiss the protest in part and deny the protest in part.



B-414624, PAE Applied Technologies, LLC, June 12, 2017

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

PAE Applied Technologies, LLC, of Fort Worth, Texas, protests the award of a contract to Vectrus Systems Corporation, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, under request for proposals (RFP) No. FA3002-16-R-0002, issued by the Department of the Air Force for base operations support services at Keesler Air Force Base (AFB). PAE challenges the agency's price evaluation and argues that the agency conducted inadequate discussions. We dismiss the protest.



B-414258.3, Walker Development & Trading Group, Inc.--Costs, June 08, 2017

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Walker Development & Trading Group, Inc., a small business of Reno, Nevada, requests that we recommend it be reimbursed the reasonable costs of filing and pursuing its protest of the terms of request for quotations (RFQ) No. VA69D-17-Q-0262, issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for cardiac arrhythmia monitoring services. We dismissed the protest after the agency advised our Office that it was cancelling the solicitation. Walker argues its protest was clearly meritorious and the agency unduly delayed taking corrective action. We deny the request.



B-413526.4,B-413526.5,B-413526.6,B-413526.7, SITEC Consulting, LLC; VariQ Corporation; Logistics Systems, Inc., April 03, 2017

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

SITEC Consulting, LLC, of Cambridge, Maryland, VariQ Corporation, of Washington, DC, and Logistics Systems, Inc. (LSI), of Washington, DC, protest the issuance of a task order to Computer World Services Corporation (CWS), of Washington, DC, under request for quotations (RFQ) No. HSCG79-16-Q-PFX056, which was issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Coast Guard (Coast Guard), under DHS' multiple-award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity enterprise acquisition gateway for leading edge solutions (EAGLE II) contract, to obtain information technology support services (ITSS). The protesters allege various errors in the agency's evaluation of the offerors' technical proposals and past performance and assert that the agency failed to evaluate the risk associated with the awardee's price, all of which, the protesters contend, contributed to a flawed best-value tradeoff decision. We sustain the protests in part and deny them in part.



B-414148, TransAtlantic Lines, LLC, February 07, 2017

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

TransAtlantic Lines, LLC (TAL), of Greenwich, Connecticut, protests the Department of the Navy, Military Sealift Command's (MSC) exclusion of its proposal from the competitive range under request for proposals (RFP) No. N32205-16-R-3505, to provide a clean, double-hull tanker with identified minimum specifications and capabilities to be chartered by MSC for worldwide cargo transportation. The protester asserts that the agency unreasonably found its proposal to be technically unacceptable, and unreasonably excluded the protester's proposal from the competitive range. We deny the protest.



B-414531, FreeAlliance.com, LLC, June 19, 2017

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

FreeAlliance.com, LLC, of Washington, D.C., protests the rejection of its proposal by the Department of the Army under request for proposals (RFP) No. W912CN-16-R-0026, issued to acquire information technology (IT) and visual information (VI) services. The protester argues that the agency misevaluated its proposal and improperly found it ineligible for award. We deny the protest.



B-414354,B-414354.2, Raytheon Company, May 10, 2017

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Raytheon Company, of Sterling, Virginia, protests the award of a sole-source contract to Systematic, Inc., of Centerville, Virginia, which was issued by the General Services Administration (GSA) on behalf of the Department of the Army pursuant to request for proposals (RFP) No. ID03170011 for a software infrastructure package. The protester contends that the agency's sole-source award lacks a reasonable basis. We deny the protest.



B-414183.4,B-414183.6,B-414183.7, Red River Computer Company, Inc., June 02, 2017

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 01:06:00 -0400

Red River Computer Company, Inc., of Claremont, New Hampshire, protests the issuance of blanket purchase agreements (BPAs) to three vendors under request for quotations (RFQ) No. HSHQDC-16-Q-00195, issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for agency-wide enterprise computing services and cloud computing services. Red River challenges the agency's technical and price evaluation, and asserts that the agency's best-value determination was flawed. We sustain the protest in part and deny the protest in part.



B-329120, Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service: Migratory Bird Hunting; Final Frameworks for Migratory Bird Hunting Regulations, June 09, 2017

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

GAO reviewed the Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service's (Service) new rule on final frameworks for migratory bird hunting regulations. GAO found that (1) the final rule prescribes final frameworks from which states may select season dates, limits, and other options for the 2017-18 migratory bird hunting seasons; and (2) the Service complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.



B-414528, Mayfield Government Inspections, June 13, 2017

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Mayfield Government Inspections (MGI), of University City, Texas, protests the award of a contract to Stafford Service Source, Inc. (Stafford), of Kingwood, Texas, under request for proposals (RFP) No. GS-07-P-16-JU-D-7008, issued by the General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service, for elevator inspection services. MGI alleges that the agency misevaluated proposals and made an improper best-value tradeoff decision. We deny the protest.



B-414430,B-414430.2,B-414430.3, IR Technologies, June 06, 2017

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Impact Resources, Inc., dba IR Technologies (IRT), of Springfield, Virginia, protests the issuance of a task order to MetroStar Systems, Inc., of Reston, Virginia, under MetroStar's General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) contract, pursuant to request for proposals (RFP) No. M67004-17-R-0007, issued by the United States Marine Corps (USMC), Marine Corps Logistics Command, Albany, Georgia, for information technology support of the agency's enterprise logistics support systems (ELS2). IRT argues that the agency's evaluation of MetroStar's proposal and resulting award decision were improper. We dismiss the protest in part and deny the protest in part.



B-410157.4, American Commercial Group, Inc., May 16, 2017

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

American Commercial Group (ACG) requests that we recommend that it be reimbursed the costs of filing and pursuing its protest challenging the award of contract No. HHSF223201510167C to Laboratory Equipment Service, LLC (LES) by the Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for operations and maintenance support of laboratory equipment at FDA's White Oak campus. The protester also requests reimbursement of its costs for filing and pursuing a prior protest based on the agency's alleged failure to implement the corrective action the agency promised to take in response to that protest. We deny the request.



B-410466.8, The Red Gate Group, Ltd., May 12, 2017

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

The Red Gate Group, Ltd. (RGG), of Chantilly, Virginia, protests the award of a contract to St. Michael's, Inc. (SMI), of Woodbridge, Virginia, under request for proposals (RFP) No. H92222-14-R-0019, issued by the Department of Defense, Special Operations Command (SOCOM), for knowledge-based services for the headquarters, components, and theater special operations commands of SOCOM. RGG challenges the evaluation of proposals and source selection decision. We deny the protest.



B-413323.3,B-413323.5, Systems Plus, Inc., May 11, 2017

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Systems Plus, Inc. (SPI), of Rockville, Maryland, protests the issuance of a task order to MOSAIC Technologies Group, Inc. (MOSAIC), of Augusta, Georgia, under solicitation No. W91249-15-R-WINT, issued by the Department of the Army for the operation of a comprehensive institutional training facility for Warfighter Information Network-Tactical instruction at Fort Gordon, Georgia. SPI contends that the agency improperly evaluated MOSAIC's technical proposal and price proposal. We deny the protest.



B-414387,B-414387.2, General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc., May 30, 2017

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc. (GDIT), of Fairfax, Virginia, protests the issuance of a task order to Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), of McLean, Virginia, by the General Services Administration (GSA) under task order request (TOR) No. ID04160058 issued to acquire systems and computer resource engineering support services. GDIT argues that the agency misevaluated proposals and made an unreasonable source selection decision. We deny the protest.



B-414337,B-414337.2, Next Tier Concepts, Inc.; MAXIMUS Federal Services, Inc., May 15, 2017

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Next Tier Concepts, Inc. (NTC) of Vienna, Virginia, and MAXIMUS Federal Services, Inc. (MF), of Reston, Virginia, protest the award of a contract to Primus Solutions, LLC (PS), of Beltsville, Maryland, under request for proposals (RFP) No. OPM15-16-R-0002, issued by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for investigative support services. Both protesters maintain that the agency misevaluated proposals, engaged in misleading discussions and made an unreasonable source selection decision. We sustain the protests in part, deny them in part, and dismiss them in part.



B-414175.10,B-414175.11,B-414175.12,B-414175.13,B-414175.14,B-414175.15,B-414175.16,B-414175.17,B-414175.18,B-414175.19,B-414175.20,B-414175.21,B-414175.22,B-414175.23,B-414175.24,B-414175.25,B-414175.26, EDC Consulting, LLC; Cybermedia Technologies, Inc.; Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC; Incentive Technology Group, LLC; Brillient Corporation; Citizant, Inc.; Ventera Corporation; BC Digital Services, LLC-JV; IntegrityOne Partners, June 09, 2017

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

EDC Consulting, LLC, of McLean, Virginia; Cybermedia Technologies, Inc., of Reston, Virginia; Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC, of Blacksburg, Virginia; Incentive Technology Group, LLC, of Arlington, Virginia; Brillient Corporation, of Reston, Virginia; Citizant, Inc., of Chantilly, Virginia; Ventera Corporation, of Reston, Virginia; BC Digital Services, LLC-JV, of Arlington, Virginia; and IntegrityOne Partners, of Reston, Virginia, protest the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) contract awards to Ad Hoc, LLC; Excella Consulting, Inc.; Innovations JV LLC; Karsun Solutions; LinkTec; Navitas Business Consulting, Inc.; SemanticBits, LLC; SimonComputing, Inc.; Soft Tech Consulting, Inc.; Solution Technology Systems, Inc.; and Wexler Technical Solutions, Inc., pursuant to request for proposals (RFP) No. HSHQDC-16-R-00118. The solicitation sought proposals to provide "[a]gile design and development services" that would provide "viable, digital solutions in support of DHS's strategic mission and objectives." Agency Report (AR), Tab 5.4, RFP at 2. The protesters challenge various aspects of the agency's evaluation and source selection process. Based on the agency's termination of the challenged contract awards and cancellation of the underlying solicitation, we dismiss the protests.



B-414319.2,B-414319.3,B-414319.4,B-414319.5, ASRC Communications, Ltd., May 09, 2017

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

ASRC Communications, Ltd., of Beltsville, Maryland, protests the award of a contract to OST, Inc., of Washington, DC, under request for proposals (RFP) No. W900KK-15-R-0012, issued by the Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command-Orlando, for system engineering and technical assistance (SETA II) services. ASRC challenges the agency's evaluation of proposals and source selection decision. We deny the protest.



B-329108, Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service: National Organic Program (NOP); Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices, June 06, 2017

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) new rule on the National Organic Program organic livestock and poultry practices. GAO found that (1) the final rule (a) amends the organic livestock and poultry production requirements by adding new provisions for livestock handling and transport for slaughter and avian living conditions, and (b) expands and clarifies existing requirements covering livestock care and production practices and mammalian living conditions; and (2) with the exception of the 60-day delay in effective date requirement, AMS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.



B-329119, Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Program; Advancing Care Coordination Through Episode Payment Models (EPMs); Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model; and Changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR), June 06, 2017

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

GAO reviewed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on the Medicare Program; Advancing Care Coordination Through Episode Payment Models (EPMs); Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model; and Changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model. GAO found that (1) the final rule implements three new Medicare Parts A and B episode payment modes, a Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment model, and modifications to the existing Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model under section 1115A of the Social Security Act; and (2) CMS complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.



B-329109, Department of Homeland Security: Definition of Form I-94 To Include Electronic Format, June 02, 2017

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

GAO reviewed the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) new rule on the definition of Form I-94 to include electronic format. GAO found that (1) the final rule (a) adopted, without change, interim amendments to DHS regulations which were published in the Federal Register on March 27, 2013, as CBP Dec. No. 13-06, and (b) addresses the comments received in response to the interim rule and discusses some operational modifications to the Form I-94 process that were implemented after publication of the interim rule; and (2) with the exception of the 60-day delay in its effective date, DHS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.



B-329093, Department of Education: Final Priorities, Requirements, Definitions, and Selection Criteria--Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy (SRCL) Program, May 31, 2017

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:00:00 -0400

GAO reviewed the Department of Education's (Education) new rule on the final priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria of the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program. GAO found that (1) the announcement announces (a) the final priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria that Education may require eligible state educational agencies (SEAs) to address in order to receive funds under the SRCL program; (b) the requirements to ensure that state literacy teams assess the state comprehensive literacy plans on a regular basis and that these plans include continuous improvement activities; nad (c) selection criteria intended to help identify high-quality applications; and (2) that Education complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.