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Combine Solicitation - Apple Products

August 28, 2014



Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 27-AUG-14

Office Address: Department of Commerce; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); National Severe Storms Laboratory; 120 David L Boren Blvd Norman OK 73072

Subject: Apple Products

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: NRMAG000-14-01450DG

Contact: Dena Grose, Phone 405-325-6513, Email dena.grose@noaa.gov

Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business

Place of Performance (address): National Severe Storms Laboratory120 David L Boren Blvd Norman, OK

Place of Performance (zipcode): 73072

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Department of Commerce

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

National Severe Storms Laboratory

(I) 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 and in accordance with the simplified acquisition procedures authorized in FAR Part 13. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (II) This solicitation is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). Submit written quotes on RFQ Number NRMAG000-14-01450DG.

(III) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-72.

(IV) This requirement is set aside for Small Business. The associated NAICS code is 334112; size standard 1000 employees.

(V) This combined solicitation/synopsis is for purchase of the following commercial items. Specifications for each CLIN are provided on attached spreadsheet.

CLIN 01: Three (3) each MacBook Pro 15" CLIN 02: Three (3) each MacBook Pro 13" CLIN 03: Two (2) each MacBook Pro 15" CLIN 04: One (1) each 27" iMac CLIN 05: Two (2) each 27" iMac CLIN 06: One (1) each 27" iMac CLIN 07: One (1) each Mac Pro CLIN 08: Miscellaneous Accessories; price per item is required. (VI) Place of delivery is National Severe Storms Laboratory, 120 David L. Boren Blvd., Norman, Oklahoma, 73072. Delivery shall be 30 Days ARO, FOB Destination. (VII) FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors -- Commercial Items (June 2008), applies to this acquisition.

(VIII) Refurbished equipment is not acceptable. Award will be made based on low price, technically acceptable.

(IX) Representation by Corporations Regarding an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction Under Any Federal Law (Class Deviation) (March 2012)

(1) In accordance with Sections 543 and 544 of Public Law 112-55 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2012, Title V (General Provisions) none of the funds made available by that Act may be used to enter into a contract with any corporation that- (a) Was convicted of a felony criminal violation under any Federal law within the preceding 24 months, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government. (b) Has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and made a determination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government. (2) The Offeror represents that, as of the date of this offer -

(a) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that was convicted of a felony criminal violation under a Federal law within the preceding 24 months. (b) It is [ ] is not [ ] a corporation that has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner pursuant to an agreements with the authority responsible for collecting the tax liability.

(X) The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (Oct 2008), applies to this acquisition.

(XI) The clause at FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items (Feb 2009) applies to this acquisition. The following clauses under subparagraph (b) apply: (6)(i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (June 2003) (15 U.S.C. 644). (16) 52.219-28 Post Award Small Business Program Representation (June 2007) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2). (17) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2008) (E.O. 11755). (18) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Representation (June 2007) (15 U.S.C. 10a-10d, 19 U.S.C. 3301 note, 19 U.S.C. 2112 note, Pub. L 108-77, 108-78, 108-286, 109-53 and 109-169). (19) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Feb 1999). (20) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Mar 2007) (E.O. 11246). (22) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Jun 1998) (29 U.S.C. 793). (29) 52.225-1, Buy American Act-Supplies (June 2003) (41 U.S.C. 10a-10d). (30)(i) 52.225-3, Buy American Act-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act (Aug 2007) (41 U.S.C. 10a-10d, 19 U.S.C. 3301 note, 19 U.S.C. 2212 note, Pub. L 108-77, 108-78, 108-286, 109-53 and 109-169). (31) 52.223-15, Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products (DEC 2007) (42 U.S.C. 8259b). (32) 52.223-16, IEEE 1680 Standard for the Environmental Assessment of Personal Computer Products (DEC 2007) (E.O. 13423). (33) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun 2008) (E.O.s, proclamations, and statues administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury). (37) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). The following clauses under subparagraph (a) apply: None in this subparagraph apply.

(XII) The following clauses are also applicable to this acquisition: 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998) This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this address: http:www.arnet.gov The following other terms and conditions apply: 52.214-34 Submission of Offers in the English Language (Apr 1991) 52.214-35 Submission of Offers in U.S. Currency (Apr 1991)

(XIII) 52.232-39 UNENFORCEABILITY OF UNAUTHORIZED OBLIGATIONS (JUN 2013) (a) Except as stated in paragraph (b) of this clause, when any supply or service acquired under this contract is subject to any End User License Agreement (EULA), Terms of Service (TOS), or similar legal instrument or agreement, that includes any clause requiring the Government to indemnify the Contractor or any person or entity for damages, costs, fees, or any other loss or liability that would create an Anti-Deficiency Act violation (31 U.S.C. 1341), the following shall govern: (1) Any such clause is unenforceable against the Government. (2) Neither the Government nor any Government authorized end user shall be deemed to have agreed to such clause by virtue of it appearing in the EULA, TOS, or similar legal instrument or agreement. If the EULA, TOS, or similar legal instrument or agreement is invoked through an "I agree" click box or other comparable mechanism (e.g., "click-wrap" or "browse-wrap" agreements), execution does not bind the Government or any Government authorized end user to such clause. (3) Any such clause is deemed to be stricken from the EULA, TOS, or similar legal instrument or agreement. (b) Paragraph (a) of this clause does not apply to indemnification by the Government that is expressly authorized by statute and specifically authorized under applicable agency regulations and procedures.

(XIV) Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) and assigned rating does not apply.

(XV) The Government intends to award a firm-fixed-price order resulting from this solicitation. Quotes are required to be received in the contracting office no later than 5:00 P.M. CDT on September 4, 2014. All quotes must be emailed to Dena Grose. The email address is Dena.Grose@noaa.gov.

(XVI) Any questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to Dena Grose, Dena.Grose@noaa.gov (preferred) or (405) 325-6513.

Link/URL: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/0efd86c36272cdeb3575b7409487bb8d


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