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A GSA Schedule Buy Must Be All Schedule


In KEI Pearson, Inc. (Jan. 10, 2005), the GAO reaffirmed the rule "Non-FSS products may not be purchased using FSS procedures." There, GAO sustained the protest of a GSA schedule procurement because the awardee proposed to acquire certain commercial off-the-shelf software through a lower cost, non-schedule “alliance agreement” between the awardee and the software vendor, rather that proposing to use a more expensive GSA schedule vendor, of which there were many.

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Senior Counsel – Washington, D.C.
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John E. McCarthy Jr.
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2579

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