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New Protest Jurisdiction at GAO


On June 9, 2008, the Government Accountability Office issued a final rule amending its rules for protests pursuant to various authorization and appropriations act changes ( Specifically, the Transportation Safety Administration is now subject to GAO protest, federal employees have expanded protest rights in challenging award decisions in A-76 procurements, and GAO's rules now accommodate the recently enacted authority to protest task order awards over $10 million issued on or after May 27, 2008.

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Partner – Washington, D.C.
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