Administrative regulations, cost principles, and audit requirements for grants issued by the Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA).
As a recipient of an OEA grant or cooperative agreement, you are prohibited from using the awarded Federal funds to pay the salary or expenses of an employee of a grantee or contractor, or those of an agent, for influencing, or attempting to influence, any officer or employee of an agency, a Member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a Member of Congress with respect to the award, continuation, renewal, amendment, or modification of any of these instruments.
If you are an applicant requesting more than $100,000 in OEA funds, you are required to certify that you have not made, and will not make, such a prohibited payment, and that you will be responsible for reporting the use of non-appropriated funds (non-OEA funds) for such purposes on Standard Form (SF) LLL, “Disclosure of Lobbying Activities,” in accordance with its instructions. Additionally, these restrictions apply to any subgrants and procurements undertaken where that award exceeds $100,000. In these cases, the subgrantees and contractors are to provide the necessary certifications and file SF LLL where applicable.
Debarment and Suspension
The Grantee agrees to comply with the requirements regarding debarment and suspension in Subpart C of the OMB guidance in 2 CFR Part 180, as implemented by the Department of Defense in 2 CFR Part 1125. The Grantee also agrees to communicate the requirement to comply with Subpart C to persons at the next lower tier with whom the recipient enters into transactions that are "covered transactions" under Subpart B of 2 CFR Part 180 and the DoD implementation in 2 CFR Part 1125.
The Grantee agrees to comply with the requirements regarding drug-free workplace in Subpart B of 32 CFR Part 26, which implements sec. 5151-5160 of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100-690, Title V, Subtitle D; 41 U.S.C. § 701, et seq.).
The Grantee is advised that its employees may be subject to the Hatch Act (5 U.S.C. § 1501-1508). If doubt exists in particular cases, the Grantee should seek legal counsel.
Trafficking in Persons
Section 106 (g) of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, as amended (22 USC 7104); is located in 2 CFR Part 175. This applies to awardees other than State and local governments. If applicable, the full text of the award term will be provided in Attachment 1 to the Grant or Cooperative Agreement.
Central Contractor Registry
OEA grantees must maintain a current registration in the Central Contractor Registry (CCR). The following information is required to register in the CCR:
Standard Grant Award Provisions
Documentation of Salaries and Wages
The Grantee agrees to comply with the requirements regarding support of salaries and wages in the OMB guidance in 2 CFR, part 225, "Cost Principles for State, Local, and Indian Tribal Governments," Attachment B., "Selected Items of Cost," Item 8.h., "Support of Salaries and Wages."
Procurement of consultant or contractor services shall be in accordance with all standards and procedures set forth in 32 CFR Part 33.36, Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments, Procurement.
Performance Reporting Requirements
Most OEA grants have quarterly and final performance reporting requirements as follows: