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Old 09-26-2020, 01:20 PM   #42
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Originally Posted by DuctTape View Post
True, but an agency (or legislature) can and do. They do not use names, but instead write the regulations in such a manner to exclude certain brands while promoting others.
When I wrote my evaluations of contract proposals, that is how the evaluation had to be written to get the winner we really wanted and to exclude others unwanted. Unless of course it was a small business company owned by a minority/female/veteran, then as long as the proposal was minimally acceptable, with the automatic point scale it was an in for final negotiation and funding with the contracting office.
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