c. Issue an amended or new solicitation;
d. Refrain from exercising the options under the contract;
e. Award the contract consistent with statute and regulation;
f. Pay appropriate costs as stated in FAR 33.102 (b) (2); and/or
g. Such other remedies as the Ombudsman determines necessary to correct a defect.
9. OMBUDSMAN DECISION FOR AGENCY PROTESTS. A protester or other interested
party, if not satisfied with the agency protest decision, may file a subsequent protest at any
external forum, to the extent otherwise authorized by law. The Ombudsman decision is
binding upon the Coast Guard and its contracting activities unless the protester or
other interested party files a subsequent protest on the same matter in another forum.
Robert S. Horowitz /s/
Head of the Contracting Activity