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GAO Rules on Solicitation Requirements for Small Business Joint Venture Facility Security Clearances

02 Sep 2021

In an important new decision, InfoPoint LLC, B-419856, Aug. 27, 2021, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has sustained a protest against a Department of Defense (DOD) agency that insisted that small business joint venture offerors themselves were required satisfy a solicitation’s Facility Security Clearance requirements. The GAO found that the agency's refusal to accept Facility Security Clearances from a small business joint venture’s constituent members (rather than the joint venture itself) violated statute and governing regulations of the Small Business Administration (SBA). 

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