This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. The contractor shall provide Fire Alarm and Sprinkler Testing at VA Maryland Health Care System at three (3) locations: Fort Meade, Baltimore, and Loch Raven, Maryland in accordance with the attached statement. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. This solicitation is issued as Request for Quotation (RFQ), solicitation number 36C24522Q0035. This solicitation incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2019-04 Effective August 7, 2019.

This notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to ultimately award a contract, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, VAHMCS, intends to award as firm-fixed price contract.

Contractors must be registered in System for Award Management at www.sam.gov and in VIP at https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/ to be eligible for award and complete their online Representations and Certifications at www.sam.gov. The applicable North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 561621, with a business size standard of $22 million.

The Offeror s completion and submission of all proposal sections constitutes the Offeror s acceptance of all terms and conditions in this solicitation. The Government will not reimburse the Offeror for anything associated with preparing and submitting proposals in response to this solicitation.

All proposal submissions in response to this solicitation must be received no later than the date and time specified on the SF1449. Offerors must submit proposals via email to the Contract Specialist, Charles Willis, via email at Charles.willis@va.gov. Late proposals will be processed in accordance with FAR 52.212-1(f), Late submission, modifications, revisions, and withdrawals of offers .

All inquiries shall be in writing, email inquiries to Charles.willis@va.gov. No phone calls will be accepted. Telephonically requested for information will not be accepted.

The solicitation and any amendment, if/when issued will be posted to http://www.fbo.gov. This will normally be the only method of distributing amendments prior to closing; therefore, it is the offerors responsibility to check the website periodically for any amendments to the solicitation.