Tag Archives: debarment and suspension

Sneak Preview: Agencies Use of Suspension, Debarment on the Rise

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Federal awarding agencies in recent years have been ramping up their use of debarment and suspension. A recent GAO report found that the number of suspension and…

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Watch Out! Agencies Use of Suspension, Debarment on the Rise

The federal government is getting serious about using debarment and suspension. A recent Government Accountability Office report shows that the number of suspension and debarment actions governmentwide has more than doubled from 1,836 in fiscal year 2009 to 4,812 in…

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Start the Fireworks! The 2013 Compliance Supplement Is Out!

And here it is, just in time for July 4, the fireworks I promised earlier this week. The Office of Management and Budget yesterday released the 2013 Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement. It was almost as if they were inspired by…

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A Semi-Answer to the SAM/EPLS Dilemma

It took a while, but I believe I have an answer to my question I asked in a blog post a couple of weeks ago related to SAM.gov and the now-defunct Excluded Parties List System. An answer, yes. Details, no.

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