GAO Bid Protests: An Overview of Timeframes and Procedures

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Protests of high-profile awards and reports that the number of protests is increasing have recently prompted congressional and public interest in bid protests, particularly bid protests filed with the
Government Accountability Office (GAO). This report is one of two providing Congress with background on the GAO bid-protest process. It provides an overview of the timeframes and procedures in a GAO bid protest, including several issues enumerated in the report's introduction.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 4, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Manuel, Kate M.

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Schwartz, Moshe

Specialist in Defense Acquisition

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: October 4, 2010
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Protests of high-profile awards and reports that the number of protests is increasing have recently prompted congressional and public interest in bid protests, particularly bid protests filed with the
Government Accountability Office (GAO). This report is one of two providing Congress with background on the GAO bid-protest process. It provides an overview of the timeframes and procedures in a GAO bid protest, including several issues enumerated in the report's introduction.

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20 pages.

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