Welcome to the weekly online journal focused entirely on GAO Bid Protests of Federal Government contract awards brought to you by the Government Contracts Practice Group at General Counsel, P.C.. This site will be updated at least once a week with analysis and summaries of the latest GAO Bid Protest decisions and information to help professionals and business owners make informed decisions on protesting a contract solicitation or award.

Search our archives past GAO protest decisions and come back often to keep up to date on the latest trends and legal decisions in Bid Protests. If you have questions about filing a Bid Protest or you were awarded a contract that has been protested, please contact the editor immediately as missing a filing deadline is the quickest way to lose your right to protest or defend your award.

Buy American Act Archive

  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Integrity Supply Agency: Defense Logistics Agency Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that agency improperly applied a domestic item restriction established by 10 U.S.C. § 2533a is denied where the agency reasonably determined that items being procured (electrical gloves) are...

    Integrity Supply, B-406860, September 10, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Integrity Supply Agency: Defense Logistics Agency Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that agency improperly applied a domestic item restriction established by 10 U.S.C. § 2533a is denied where the agency reasonably determined that items being procured (electrical gloves) are...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Sea Box, Inc. Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Sustained. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: The failure of the protester’s quotation to agree to hold its prices firm for 90 days did not render the quotation unacceptable, because the concept of an...

    Sea Box, Inc., B-405711.2, March 19, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Sea Box, Inc. Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Sustained. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: The failure of the protester’s quotation to agree to hold its prices firm for 90 days did not render the quotation unacceptable, because the concept of an...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Government Printing Office Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Terms of the Solicitation; Buy American Act; Trade Agreement Act General Counsel P.C. Highlight: The Buy American Act requires that only domestic end products be acquired for public use. In comparison, the Trade Agreements Act...

    HID Global, Inc., B-403103, September 15, 2010

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Government Printing Office Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Terms of the Solicitation; Buy American Act; Trade Agreement Act General Counsel P.C. Highlight: The Buy American Act requires that only domestic end products be acquired for public use. In comparison, the Trade Agreements Act...

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