ARCHIVED Communications - Solicitation Period

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Legal text for SACC item

1.     To ensure the integrity of the competitive bid process, enquiries 
       and other communications regarding this procurement, from the issue 
       date of the solicitation up to the award date, are to be directed 
       only to the individual named on page one (1) of the bid solicitation.  
       Enquiries and other communications are not to be directed to any 
       other government official(s).  Failure to comply with this paragraph 
       1 will (for that reason alone) result in disqualification of your 

2.     Enquiries must be in writing.

3.     Enquiries must be received no less than _____ calendar days prior to 
       the bid closing date to allow sufficient time to provide a response.  
       Enquiries received after that time might not be answered prior to 
       the bid closing date.

4.     To ensure consistency and quality of information provided to bidders 
       with respect to significant enquiries received, and the replies to 
       such enquiries, any information will be provided simultaneously to 
       bidders to which this solicitation has been sent, without revealing 
       the sources of the enquiries.