Category Archives: Contract Modifications

To reimburse? or NOT to reimburse? (That’s the Protest)

OUTCOME:  Agency did not unduly delay corrective action when it changed the evaluation criteria in question prior to the deadline for submitting its agency report to GAO.   As a result, GAO deemed the action by the agency to be sufficiently prompt such that the contractor was not entitled to reimbursement of its protest...

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Emergent BioSolutions Inc., B-402576, June 8, 2010

LinkGAO Opinion Agency: Department of Health and Human Services Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Contract Modifications; Contract Administration General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO generally will not consider protests against modifications to an awarded contract, because such matters are related to contract administration and are beyond the scope of our...
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Overseas Lease Group, Inc., B-402111, January 19, 2010

Link: GAO Opinion Agencies: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. Keywords: Contract modification General Counsel, P.C. Highlight: Modification of an existing contract is not normally protestable at GAO except where the modification is beyond the scope of the original contract, since, absent a valid sole-source justification, the...
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