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u.s. Department of Labor

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management Washington, D.C. 20210

September 1, 2006 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL DOL069RP20266

Ladies and Gentlemen: The U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits and Security Administration (EBSA) seeks responsive technical and business proposals for a wholly outsourced, turnkey Information Technology (IT) system to be designed, developed, and operated by a private sector vendor under contract to the DOL. Proposals should be prepared in accordance with the requirements of this solicitation:
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DESCRIPTION Solicitation/Contract Form Information Technology Description, Cost, And Pricing Statement of Work Packaging and Marking Inspection and Acceptance Schedule of Deliverables Contract Administration Data Special Contract Requirements

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Interested Offerors are requested to notify the Contracting Officer in writing via e-mail of their intent to respond no later than September 8, 2006, 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time to the following e-mail address:carrion.sonya@dol.gov.This non-binding letter of intent should include the company name, address, phone number, e-mail address, and point of contact. Offeror questions, requests for reference materials and additional information shall be submitted to the Contracting Officer in writing in accordance with Section L of the RFP DOL069RP20266 and no later than September 22, 2006, 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. Technical and Business proposals must be received by the U. S. Department of Labor, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management, Office of Procurement Services, N-5416 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20210-0001, no later than November 13.2006.5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. To be considered responsive, proposals must be signed by an official authorized to legally bind the offeror, and validated for a period of at least ninety (90) days from the date of receipt. In addition, Offerors must complete and return SECTION K, REPRESENTATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS along with the technical and business proposal submission. Proposals that do not include this information or fail to meet any other requirements specified in RFP DOL069RP20266 may be considered nonresponsive. This RFP solicitation does not commit the Government to award of a contract. If this solicitation is cancelled Offerors are cautioned that bid and proposal will riot be subject to a claim against the Government, nor shall the Government be held liable for any of these costs. Award is contingent upon Congressional appropriation of a pending Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Bill, and the availability of appropriated funds. The Contracting Officer is the only individual who can legally commit the Government to the expenditure of public funds in connection with this procurement. Requests for any information concerning this solicitation are to be referred exclusively to the Contracting Officer, Eric Vagt, who may be reached at telephone number (202) 693-4587.

Sincerely,

EricVogi

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Chief, Division of Contract Administration and Grants Management Office of Procurement Services Business Operations Center

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