25.6 Federal contractual requirements

25.6.6 Debarment Act compliance

Read Subpart 52.209-6 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. VITA recommends:

  • The following language be included in the "Termination for Breach or Default" provision of the contract: "If Supplier is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be in violation of or to have violated 31 USC 1352 or if Supplier becomes a party excluded from Federal Procurement and Nonprocurement Programs, VITA may immediately terminate this Contract, in whole or in part, for breach, and VITA shall provide written notice to Supplier of such termination. Supplier shall provide prompt written notice to VITA if Supplier is charged with violation of 31 USC 1352 or if federal debarment proceedings are instituted against Supplier.
  • This language be included in the "Ordering" provision of the contract: "Notwithstanding the foregoing, Supplier shall not accept any order from an Authorized User if such order is to be funded, in whole or in part, by federal funds and if, at the time the order is placed, Supplier is not eligible to be the recipient of federal funds as may be noted on any of the Lists of Parties Excluded from Federal Procurement and Nonprocurement Programs.