GAO: No Review Of Unsolicited Proposal Protest

The GAO generally will not review an agency’s decision not to accept a company’s unsolicited proposal to the federal government.

As demonstrated in a recent bid protest decision, because one of the GAO’s functions is to promote full and open competition, the GAO ordinarily will not consider a protest contending that an agency should have made a sole source award based on an unsolicited proposal.

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