GSAM

GSAM

Change Number: Change 155 GSAM Case 2021-G525
Effective Date: 08/30/2022

Subpart 515.6 - Unsolicited Proposals

515.604 Agency points of contact.

      (a)  All unsolicited proposals that meet the criteria at FAR 15.605 and FAR 15.606-1(a) shall be submitted following the format posted at https://www.gsa.gov/unsolicitedproposal.

      (b)  The Office of Acquisition Policy will forward the proposal to the appropriate HCA, except as stated in paragraph (c). HCAs are responsible for review and response to forwarded unsolicited proposals.

      (c)  Unsolicited proposals that may apply to agency-wide programs will remain with the Office of Acquisition Policy for review and response.

515.606 Agency procedures.

515.606-1 Receipt and initial review.

      (a) Before initiating a comprehensive evaluation, the agency point of contact, identified in 515.604, shall determine if the proposal meets the requirements of FAR 15.606-1(a).

      (b) If the proposal qualifies, the HCA or the Office of Acquisition Policy shall inform the offeror of receipt and process the proposal in accordance with FAR 15.606-1(b) and 515.606-2.

      (c) If the proposal does not qualify, the HCA or the Office of Acquisition Policy shall inform the offeror of why the proposal was rejected in accordance with FAR 15.606-1(c).

      (d) Sample responses can be found on the Acquisition Portal at https://insite.gsa.gov/unsolicitedproposal.

515.606-2 Evaluation.

      (a) The HCA or the Office of Acquisition Policy should complete the evaluation as soon as practicable, normally within 14 calendar days for initial review or 90 calendar days for comprehensive evaluation.

      (b) The HCA or the Office of Acquisition Policy shall complete a comprehensive evaluation in accordance with the factors listed in FAR 15.606-2 and any other factors deemed appropriate.

      (c) Once complete, the HCA or Office of Acquisition Policy should communicate the results of the evaluation to the offeror.