Bite-Sized Videos on Hot Questions in Suspension & Debarment

Published Date: 
April 01, 2016
Summary:

These interviews of Suspension & Debarment Officials and Professionals from across the Federal Government will provide you with an advanced understanding of some of the nuances of Suspension & Debarment.

Description

These interviews of Suspension & Debarment Officials and Professionals from across the Federal Government will provide you with an advanced understanding of some of the nuances of Suspension & Debarment.

Our first interview will clarify the difference between a Contracting Officer's responsibility determination under FAR 9.1 and a Suspension & Debarment Official's present responsibility under FAR 9.4.

Our second interview will explore why a contractor that has engaged in bad acts that constitute a crime or demonstrate a lack of integrity may be allowed to continue to receive Government contracts.

Our third interview will detail the various non-exclusionary actions that Suspension & Debarment Officials routinely take, and contrast those non-exclusionary actions with the limited number of exclusionary actions available to a Suspension & Debarment Official: suspensions, proposals for debarment, and debarments.

Our fourth interview will describe what members of the Acquisition Workforce, including Contracting Officers, Contracting Officers' Representatives, and Project Managers, can to do to help the Suspension & Debarment system strengthen Government procurement.

Thank you very much for taking time to learn more about Suspension & Debarment.

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Citation

FAI, "Bite-Sized Videos on Hot Questions in Suspension & Debarment," FAI Media Library, accessed October 17, 2019, https://www.fai.gov/media-library/item/bite-sized-videos-hot-questions-suspension-debarment