RadPro SecurPASS Whole Body Scanner Scanning System

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United States
   fbo:rfqdjbp03061300026
   Nov 28, 2013
   May 31, 2013
   Department of Justice
   Bureau of Prisons
   English

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   United States

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Communications infrastructure   Communications cable  

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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is RFQDJBP03061300026 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-66. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334290 with a small business size standard of 750.00 employees.This requirement is unrestricted and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2013-05-31 16:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Catano, PR 00962

The Federal Bureau of Prisons requires the following items, Exact Match Only, to the following:
LI 001: RadPro SecrPASS Whole Body Security Scanning System 160 kV Monoblack Integrated Oil Cooled X-Ray Generator Power Requirement 110V, 12 Amp, 60 Hz Power Consumption - <1.5 kVA Imaging Field of View - 82"X29" Imaging time 7 sec Screening Inspection Dose - <0.025 uSv/scan 16,000 gray scale levels for image view 160 GB Hard Drive Local storage of approx. 40,000 images 2GB RAM Memory CD-ROM Uninterrupted Power Supply Approx. Dimensions - 97"(H)x88"(L)x78"(W) 21" Color Monitor with swivel and storage stand Operator"s Work Station Configuration Cables - From Operators Console To SecurPass System, 1, EA;
LI 002: 36" x 72" Mobile Lead Shield Lead Barriers provide the Operator protection and a wide field of vision for observing the scanning procedure through an 18" x 24" lead glass window. Roon size and system configuration will determine if and which lead barrier size is needed. 1.5 mm lead protection throughout the entire barrier. Adjustable/leveling polypropylene sliding floor mounts Washable beige vinyl covering.
Instalation and Calibration Included Application Training - Three (3) Dayss of Technologist Training RadPro SecurPASS Whole Body Security Scanning System Warranty -Three (3) years parts and labor on entire system from time of delivery., 1, EA;

Solicitation and Buy Attachments

***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.***

For this solicitation, Federal Bureau of Prisons intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. Federal Bureau of Prisons is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive.

An award will be made to a responsive offeror (who submits all required submissions on time), whose past performance does not pose a risk to the Government, and whose offer is the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). An offer is technically acceptable if its technical capabilities conform to the Government's Statement of Work or listed specs whichever is applicable to the buy.

BRAND NAME OR EQUAL FAR 52.211-6 Aug. 1999 (a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as "brand name or equal", the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government?s needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that "equal" products must meet are specified in the solicitation. (b) To be considered for award, offers of "equal" products, including "equal" products of the brand name manufacturer, must: (1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; (2) Clearly identify the item by? (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; (3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and (4) Clearly describe any modifications the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modifications. (c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate "equal" products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer. (d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an ?equal? product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation.

NO SUBSTITUTIONS, EXACT MATCH ONLY.The vendor may not substitute any item/service listed on this order without prior written approval from the Contracting Officer. No other individual is authorized, either verbally or in writing to change part numbers, manufacturer, quantity, delivery dates, or any other specifications of this RFQ. Items/services that do not conform to descriptions and part numbers found in this RFQ will be rejected at the time of delivery causing a return at the vendor's expense.

This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov.

New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination Puerto Rico, which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.

The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 4, 6, 8, 12, 15, 23, 26 - 33, 38, 39, and 47 (c) 1 Wage Determination 2005-2461, Revision No. 14, Dated 06/13/2012, $15.03 Electronics Technician Maintenance III , 2 (This Statement is for Information Only: It is not a Wage Determination) Electronics Technician Maintenance III $15.03 per hour does not include benefits, and 3 . The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/.

Quote MUST be good for 45 calendar days after close of Buy.

NAICS Code 334290, Other Communication Equipment Manufacturing, 750 employees

Faith based and community based organizations can submit offers/bids/quotes equally with other organizations for contracts which they are eligible [end of clause]

a) Protests, as defined in section 33.101 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, that are filed directly with an agency, and copies of any protests taht are filed with the Government Accountability Office (GAO), shall be served on the Contracting Officer by obtaining written and dated acknowledgment of receipt from: Procurement Executive, Federal Bureau of Prisons, 320 First Street, NW, Washington, DC 20534 (b) The copy of any protest shall be received in the office designated above within one day of filing a protest with the GAO (end of provision)

For three of the five years immediately prior to submission of an offer/bid/quote, or prior to performance under the contract or commitment, individuals or contractor employees providing services must have: 1. Legally resided in the United States (U.S.) ; 2. Worked for the U.S. overseas in a Federal or military capacity;3. Been a dependent of a Federal or military employee serving overseas. If the individual is not a U.S. citizen, they must be from a country allied with the U.S. The following website provided current information regarding allied countries: http://www.opm.gov/employ/html/citizens.htm. By signing this agreement/commitment document, or by commencing performance, the contractor agrees to this restriction

Pursuant to FAR 42.202 and 42.302, upon award, the undersigned Contracting Officer hereby assigns as the Contract Administration Office (CAO), MDC Guaynabo 652 Route 28 Guaynabo, PR 00965-5700, Attn: Contracting Office. This assignment carries with it the authority to perform all of the normal contract administration functions listed in FAR 42.302 (a), Item 1 through 70, to the extent that those functions apply to this contract. This assignment also includes delegation of authority to perform those negotiation functions as specified in FAR 42.302 (b), items 1 through 11.

The employees of the contractor entering the institution may be required to meet certain security requirements prior to entering the institution. Primary concerns are the amount of contact that may occur between the contractor and his/her employees with the inmate population during the performance of the contract. Contractor employees are allowed access to the institution at the sole discretion of the Warden of the institution. The program manager at MDC Guaynabo is responsible for conducting the appropriate law enforcement check on all contractor staff that may need access inside the prison facility. The following investigative procedure will be performed: 1). National Crime Information Center (NCIC) check; 2). DOJ 99 (Name Check); 3). FD 258 (fingerprint check); 4). Law Enforcement Agency checks; 5). Vouchering of Employers; 6). Resume/Personal Qualifications; 7). OPM 329 A (Authority for Release of Information); 8). National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) check (if applicable); and 9). Urinalysis Test (for the detection of marijuana and other drug usage) By submitting a quote, the contractor and its employees agree to complete the required documents and undergo the listed procedure. An individual who does not pass the security clearance will be unable to enter the BOP facility. Any individual employed by the contractor who is deemed not suitable by the BOP requirements will not be granted access to perform services under the contract. This is a condition of the contract. Finally, the contractor shall be in compliance with 8 CFR 274a regarding employment of aliens.

Quoters should submit a completed copy of the Schedule of Items inclusive of all charges (i.e., shipping, installation, wages, insurance, overhead, profit, etc.).

Items will be shipped to the warehouse at MDC Guaynabo 652 Route 28 Guaynabo, PR 00965-5700, Attn: Facilities. during normal business hours (800 am to 300 pm EST). Contractor may contact Karl Nickles, Assistant Facility Manager 787-749-4480 x 7867 to arrange the delivery.


Set-aside code: N/A Place of performance:  Catano, PR 00962  00962-5700  US Contact: Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: Clientservices@fedbid.com
Updated on 2013/05/29
AMENDMENT NOTICE:This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is RFQDJBP03061300026 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-66. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334290 with a small business size standard of 750.00 employees.This requirement is unrestricted and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2013-05-31 16:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Catano, PR 00962

The Federal Bureau of Prisons requires the following items, Exact Match Only, to the following:
LI 001: RadPro SecrPASS Whole Body Security Scanning System 160 kV Monoblack Integrated Oil Cooled X-Ray Generator Power Requirement 110V, 12 Amp, 60 Hz Power Consumption - <1.5 kVA Imaging Field of View - 82"X29" Imaging time 7 sec Screening Inspection Dose - <0.025 uSv/scan 16,000 gray scale levels for image view 160 GB Hard Drive Local storage of approx. 40,000 images 2GB RAM Memory CD-ROM Uninterrupted Power Supply Approx. Dimensions - 97"(H)x88"(L)x78"(W) 21" Color Monitor with swivel and storage stand Operator"s Work Station Configuration Cables - From Operators Console To SecurPass System, 1, EA;
LI 002: 36" x 72" Mobile Lead Shield Lead Barriers provide the Operator protection and a wide field of vision for observing the scanning procedure through an 18" x 24" lead glass window. Roon size and system configuration will determine if and which lead barrier size is needed. 1.5 mm lead protection throughout the entire barrier. Adjustable/leveling polypropylene sliding floor mounts Washable beige vinyl covering.
Instalation and Calibration Included Application Training - Three (3) Dayss of Technologist Training RadPro SecurPASS Whole Body Security Scanning System Warranty -Three (3) years parts and labor on entire system from time of delivery., 1, EA;

Solicitation and Buy Attachments

***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.***

For this solicitation, Federal Bureau of Prisons intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. Federal Bureau of Prisons is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive.

An award will be made to a responsive offeror (who submits all required submissions on time), whose past performance does not pose a risk to the Government, and whose offer is the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). An offer is technically acceptable if its technical capabilities conform to the Government's Statement of Work or listed specs whichever is applicable to the buy.

BRAND NAME OR EQUAL FAR 52.211-6 Aug. 1999 (a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as "brand name or equal", the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government?s needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that "equal" products must meet are specified in the solicitation. (b) To be considered for award, offers of "equal" products, including "equal" products of the brand name manufacturer, must: (1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; (2) Clearly identify the item by? (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; (3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and (4) Clearly describe any modifications the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modifications. (c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate "equal" products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer. (d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an ?equal? product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation.

NO SUBSTITUTIONS, EXACT MATCH ONLY.The vendor may not substitute any item/service listed on this order without prior written approval from the Contracting Officer. No other individual is authorized, either verbally or in writing to change part numbers, manufacturer, quantity, delivery dates, or any other specifications of this RFQ. Items/services that do not conform to descriptions and part numbers found in this RFQ will be rejected at the time of delivery causing a return at the vendor's expense.

This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov.

New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination Puerto Rico, which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.

The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 4, 6, 8, 12, 15, 23, 26 - 33, 38, 39, and 47 (c) 1 Wage Determination 2005-2461, Revision No. 14, Dated 06/13/2012, $15.03 Electronics Technician Maintenance III , 2 (This Statement is for Information Only: It is not a Wage Determination) Electronics Technician Maintenance III $15.03 per hour does not include benefits, and 3 . The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/.

Quote MUST be good for 45 calendar days after close of Buy.

NAICS Code 334290, Other Communication Equipment Manufacturing, 750 employees

Faith based and community based organizations can submit offers/bids/quotes equally with other organizations for contracts which they are eligible [end of clause]

a) Protests, as defined in section 33.101 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, that are filed directly with an agency, and copies of any protests taht are filed with the Government Accountability Office (GAO), shall be served on the Contracting Officer by obtaining written and dated acknowledgment of receipt from: Procurement Executive, Federal Bureau of Prisons, 320 First Street, NW, Washington, DC 20534 (b) The copy of any protest shall be received in the office designated above within one day of filing a protest with the GAO (end of provision)

For three of the five years immediately prior to submission of an offer/bid/quote, or prior to performance under the contract or commitment, individuals or contractor employees providing services must have: 1. Legally resided in the United States (U.S.) ; 2. Worked for the U.S. overseas in a Federal or military capacity;3. Been a dependent of a Federal or military employee serving overseas. If the individual is not a U.S. citizen, they must be from a country allied with the U.S. The following website provided current information regarding allied countries: http://www.opm.gov/employ/html/citizens.htm. By signing this agreement/commitment document, or by commencing performance, the contractor agrees to this restriction

Pursuant to FAR 42.202 and 42.302, upon award, the undersigned Contracting Officer hereby assigns as the Contract Administration Office (CAO), MDC Guaynabo 652 Route 28 Guaynabo, PR 00965-5700, Attn: Contracting Office. This assignment carries with it the authority to perform all of the normal contract administration functions listed in FAR 42.302 (a), Item 1 through 70, to the extent that those functions apply to this contract. This assignment also includes delegation of authority to perform those negotiation functions as specified in FAR 42.302 (b), items 1 through 11.

The employees of the contractor entering the institution may be required to meet certain security requirements prior to entering the institution. Primary concerns are the amount of contact that may occur between the contractor and his/her employees with the inmate population during the performance of the contract. Contractor employees are allowed access to the institution at the sole discretion of the Warden of the institution. The program manager at MDC Guaynabo is responsible for conducting the appropriate law enforcement check on all contractor staff that may need access inside the prison facility. The following investigative procedure will be performed: 1). National Crime Information Center (NCIC) check; 2). DOJ 99 (Name Check); 3). FD 258 (fingerprint check); 4). Law Enforcement Agency checks; 5). Vouchering of Employers; 6). Resume/Personal Qualifications; 7). OPM 329 A (Authority for Release of Information); 8). National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) check (if applicable); and 9). Urinalysis Test (for the detection of marijuana and other drug usage) By submitting a quote, the contractor and its employees agree to complete the required documents and undergo the listed procedure. An individual who does not pass the security clearance will be unable to enter the BOP facility. Any individual employed by the contractor who is deemed not suitable by the BOP requirements will not be granted access to perform services under the contract. This is a condition of the contract. Finally, the contractor shall be in compliance with 8 CFR 274a regarding employment of aliens.

Quoters should submit a completed copy of the Schedule of Items inclusive of all charges (i.e., shipping, installation, wages, insurance, overhead, profit, etc.).

Items will be shipped to the warehouse at MDC Guaynabo 652 Route 28 Guaynabo, PR 00965-5700, Attn: Facilities. during normal business hours (800 am to 300 pm EST). Contractor may contact Karl Nickles, Assistant Facility Manager 787-749-4480 x 7867 to arrange the delivery.


Set-aside code: N/A Place of performance:  Catano, PR 00962  00962-5700  US Contact: Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: Clientservices@fedbid.com
Updated on 2013/05/31
CANCELLATION NOTICE:This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is RFQDJBP03061300026 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-66. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334290 with a small business size standard of 750.00 employees.This requirement is unrestricted and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2013-05-31 16:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com.FOB Destination shall be Catano, PR 00962

The Federal Bureau of Prisons requires the following items, Exact Match Only, to the following:
LI 001: RadPro SecrPASS Whole Body Security Scanning System 160 kV Monoblack Integrated Oil Cooled X-Ray Generator Power Requirement 110V, 12 Amp, 60 Hz Power Consumption - <1.5 kVA Imaging Field of View - 82"X29" Imaging time 7 sec Screening Inspection Dose - <0.025 uSv/scan 16,000 gray scale levels for image view 160 GB Hard Drive Local storage of approx. 40,000 images 2GB RAM Memory CD-ROM Uninterrupted Power Supply Approx. Dimensions - 97"(H)x88"(L)x78"(W) 21" Color Monitor with swivel and storage stand Operator"s Work Station Configuration Cables - From Operators Console To SecurPass System, 1, EA;
LI 002: 36" x 72" Mobile Lead Shield Lead Barriers provide the Operator protection and a wide field of vision for observing the scanning procedure through an 18" x 24" lead glass window. Roon size and system configuration will determine if and which lead barrier size is needed. 1.5 mm lead protection throughout the entire barrier. Adjustable/leveling polypropylene sliding floor mounts Washable beige vinyl covering.
Instalation and Calibration Included Application Training - Three (3) Dayss of Technologist Training RadPro SecurPASS Whole Body Security Scanning System Warranty -Three (3) years parts and labor on entire system from time of delivery., 1, EA;

Solicitation and Buy Attachments

***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.***

For this solicitation, Federal Bureau of Prisons intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. Federal Bureau of Prisons is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at www.FedBid.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on www.FedBid.com.Offerors that are not currently registered to use www.FedBid.com should proceed to www.FedBid.com to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at clientservices@fedbid.com. Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on www.FedBid.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the www.FedBid.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive www.FedBid.com process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or clientservices@fedbid.com.Use of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive.

An award will be made to a responsive offeror (who submits all required submissions on time), whose past performance does not pose a risk to the Government, and whose offer is the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA). An offer is technically acceptable if its technical capabilities conform to the Government's Statement of Work or listed specs whichever is applicable to the buy.

BRAND NAME OR EQUAL FAR 52.211-6 Aug. 1999 (a) If an item in this solicitation is identified as "brand name or equal", the purchase description reflects the characteristics and level of quality that will satisfy the Government?s needs. The salient physical, functional, or performance characteristics that "equal" products must meet are specified in the solicitation. (b) To be considered for award, offers of "equal" products, including "equal" products of the brand name manufacturer, must: (1) Meet the salient physical, functional, or performance characteristic specified in this solicitation; (2) Clearly identify the item by? (i) Brand name, if any; and (ii) Make or model number; (3) Include descriptive literature such as illustrations, drawings, or a clear reference to previously furnished descriptive data or information available to the Contracting Officer; and (4) Clearly describe any modifications the offeror plans to make in a product to make it conform to the solicitation requirements. Mark any descriptive material to clearly show the modifications. (c) The Contracting Officer will evaluate "equal" products on the basis of information furnished by the offeror or identified in the offer and reasonably available to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer is not responsible for locating or obtaining any information not identified in the offer. (d) Unless the offeror clearly indicates in its offer that the product being offered is an ?equal? product, the offeror shall provide the brand name product referenced in the solicitation.

NO SUBSTITUTIONS, EXACT MATCH ONLY.The vendor may not substitute any item/service listed on this order without prior written approval from the Contracting Officer. No other individual is authorized, either verbally or in writing to change part numbers, manufacturer, quantity, delivery dates, or any other specifications of this RFQ. Items/services that do not conform to descriptions and part numbers found in this RFQ will be rejected at the time of delivery causing a return at the vendor's expense.

This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov.

New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination Puerto Rico, which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.

The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 4, 6, 8, 12, 15, 23, 26 - 33, 38, 39, and 47 (c) 1 Wage Determination 2005-2461, Revision No. 14, Dated 06/13/2012, $15.03 Electronics Technician Maintenance III , 2 (This Statement is for Information Only: It is not a Wage Determination) Electronics Technician Maintenance III $15.03 per hour does not include benefits, and 3 . The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/.

Quote MUST be good for 45 calendar days after close of Buy.

NAICS Code 334290, Other Communication Equipment Manufacturing, 750 employees

Faith based and community based organizations can submit offers/bids/quotes equally with other organizations for contracts which they are eligible [end of clause]

a) Protests, as defined in section 33.101 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, that are filed directly with an agency, and copies of any protests taht are filed with the Government Accountability Office (GAO), shall be served on the Contracting Officer by obtaining written and dated acknowledgment of receipt from: Procurement Executive, Federal Bureau of Prisons, 320 First Street, NW, Washington, DC 20534 (b) The copy of any protest shall be received in the office designated above within one day of filing a protest with the GAO (end of provision)

For three of the five years immediately prior to submission of an offer/bid/quote, or prior to performance under the contract or commitment, individuals or contractor employees providing services must have: 1. Legally resided in the United States (U.S.) ; 2. Worked for the U.S. overseas in a Federal or military capacity;3. Been a dependent of a Federal or military employee serving overseas. If the individual is not a U.S. citizen, they must be from a country allied with the U.S. The following website provided current information regarding allied countries: http://www.opm.gov/employ/html/citizens.htm. By signing this agreement/commitment document, or by commencing performance, the contractor agrees to this restriction

Pursuant to FAR 42.202 and 42.302, upon award, the undersigned Contracting Officer hereby assigns as the Contract Administration Office (CAO), MDC Guaynabo 652 Route 28 Guaynabo, PR 00965-5700, Attn: Contracting Office. This assignment carries with it the authority to perform all of the normal contract administration functions listed in FAR 42.302 (a), Item 1 through 70, to the extent that those functions apply to this contract. This assignment also includes delegation of authority to perform those negotiation functions as specified in FAR 42.302 (b), items 1 through 11.

The employees of the contractor entering the institution may be required to meet certain security requirements prior to entering the institution. Primary concerns are the amount of contact that may occur between the contractor and his/her employees with the inmate population during the performance of the contract. Contractor employees are allowed access to the institution at the sole discretion of the Warden of the institution. The program manager at MDC Guaynabo is responsible for conducting the appropriate law enforcement check on all contractor staff that may need access inside the prison facility. The following investigative procedure will be performed: 1). National Crime Information Center (NCIC) check; 2). DOJ 99 (Name Check); 3). FD 258 (fingerprint check); 4). Law Enforcement Agency checks; 5). Vouchering of Employers; 6). Resume/Personal Qualifications; 7). OPM 329 A (Authority for Release of Information); 8). National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) check (if applicable); and 9). Urinalysis Test (for the detection of marijuana and other drug usage) By submitting a quote, the contractor and its employees agree to complete the required documents and undergo the listed procedure. An individual who does not pass the security clearance will be unable to enter the BOP facility. Any individual employed by the contractor who is deemed not suitable by the BOP requirements will not be granted access to perform services under the contract. This is a condition of the contract. Finally, the contractor shall be in compliance with 8 CFR 274a regarding employment of aliens.

Quoters should submit a completed copy of the Schedule of Items inclusive of all charges (i.e., shipping, installation, wages, insurance, overhead, profit, etc.).

Items will be shipped to the warehouse at MDC Guaynabo 652 Route 28 Guaynabo, PR 00965-5700, Attn: Facilities. during normal business hours (800 am to 300 pm EST). Contractor may contact Karl Nickles, Assistant Facility Manager 787-749-4480 x 7867 to arrange the delivery.


Set-aside code: N/A Place of performance:  Catano, PR 00962  00962-5700  US Contact: Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: Clientservices@fedbid.com
Updated on 2013/05/29

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