Changes Are Coming to GAO… And You Still Have Time to Comment on Them
In the Federal Register dated April 20, 2016, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) revealed its plan for complying with Sec. 1501 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2014. That legislation directed GAO to establish and operate an electronic filing and document dissemination system for the filing of bid protests with GAO. GAO also proposed other amendments to its Bid Protest Regulations to codify longstanding practices and otherwise streamline bid protest processes. Comments on these proposed changes are due to GAO by May 16, 2016. Information on submitting comments is on the first page of the Federal Register notice.. Read More.