The Haskell Company, B-292756, November 19, 2003
B-292756: Nov 19, 2003
Agency reasonably declined to reject as late a proposal received before the time 14:01 was displayed on the time/date stamp clock used by the agency for determining timeliness of proposal submissions. 2. Haskell contends that Gray's proposal should have been rejected as late. Was due by "14:00:00 local time" on May 1. Was due "on/about" July 2. Providing that "[t]he solicitation closing date for submission of Part 2 Proposals is 25 June 2003. Among the offerors to submit both part 1 and part 2 proposals were Haskell and Gray. Haskell alleges that Gray's proposal was received at the designated government office after 14:00 Pacific Time on June 25 and should therefore have been rejected as late.