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Solicitation Number: RFQ-RT-14-00015
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management
Location: RTP Procurement Operations Division, E105-02
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RFQ-RT-14-00015
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
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Added: Jan 08, 2014 3:10 pm
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation is available at the below url.

The quotation number is RFQ-RT-14-00015, and the procurement is being issued as a sole source Request for Quotation (RFQ) using FAR Part 13 Simplified Acquisition Procedures. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-71.

This procurement is a Full and Open RFQ, under FAR Part 13.5. The NAICS Code for this RFQ is 511210, Software Publishers. There is no small business set-aside for this RFQ. This acquisition is Brand Name Specific. The acquisition is for Enhanced Maintenance for AA on two (2) Premium service agreements on a per user basis for quantities between 20,005 - 25,000. RSA has exclusive copyrights, patents, and/or trade secret ownership; therefore, this is a Brand Name Only acquisition.

The period of performance for this order shall be for a 10 month period of February 1, 2014 ? April 30, 2014. Solicitation Provision FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation ?Commercial Items is hereby incorporated. The evaluation criteria to be included in paragraph (a) of provision 52.212-2 are as follows: Low Price, Technically Acceptable.

Contractors are reminded to submit a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items with their quote. To obtain a copy of the provision at this website http://www.epa.gov/oam/rtp_cmd/. Clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions ? Commercial Items is hereby incorporated by reference. Clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items is hereby incorporated by reference, as well as the following clauses cited in the clause which apply to this solicitation,

52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (31 U.S.C. 6101 note), 52.209-6 Protecting the Government?s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment, (31 U.S.C. 6101 note), ) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)), 52.222-3, Convict Labor (E.O. 11755), 52.222-19, Child Labor?Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Nov 2013) (E.O. 13126), 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities, 52.222-19, Child Labor?Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies, 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities, 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (E.O. 11246), 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans, 52.222-36 (38 U.S.C. 4212), Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (29 U.S.C. 793), 52.222-37, Employment Reports Veterans (38 U.S.C. 4212), 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (E.O. 13496), 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (E.O. 13513), 52.225-1, Buy American Act?Supplies (41 U.S.C. 10a-10d), 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer?System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332), EPAARS 1552.211-79 Compliance with EPA Policies for Information Resources Management, EPAARS 1552.232-74 Payments?simplified acquisition procedures financing, and Clause EPA-2012-10 -- Unpaid Federal Tax Liability & Felony Criminal Violation Certification

The FAR certifications and any subsequent amendments will be available via the Internet World Wide Web at http://www.epa.gov/oam/rtp_cmd only. Hard copies or diskettes will not be available. It will be the vendor?s responsibility to frequently check the same site where the notice is posted for any amendments. Signed and dated proposals referencing the RFQ number RFQ-RT-14-00015 must be submitted, no later than 3:00 p.m. 22 January 2014, to Christopher Davis at Davis.Christopher@epa.gov. Christopher Davis is the point of contact regarding this solicitation and can be reached at Davis.Christopher@epa.gov.
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RTPPODUS Environmental Protection Agency109 T.W. Alexander DriveMail Code: E105-02Research Triangle ParkNC27709USA
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Christopher Davis