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Procurement Policies and Procedures

Contracts/subcontracts using Federal funds (Post Award)

For contracts and subcontracts using Federal funds, the written contract must address all the points listed above and:

  • Contracts and subcontracts using Federal funds must also include provisions for compliance with specific legislation including but not limited to the Renegotiations Act of 1951, Equal Employment Opportunity and Civil Rights Acts, the Anti-Kick Back Act, the Davis-Bacon Act (40 USC 2762-a-7), the Contract Work Hours Standards Act, the Clean Air Act of 1970 (42 USC 1251 et seq). For a fuller description of the required provisions, see Terms and Conditions Applicable to Purchase Orders issued Under U.S. Government Contracts and Grants.
  • Contracts and subcontracts in excess of $10,000 must include a provision that the University, the federal sponsoring agency, the Comptroller General of the United States or their duly authorized representatives have access to any books, records, documents, and papers pertinent to the contract for the purpose of making audits, examinations, excerpts and transcriptions.
  • Contracts for the development or improvement of processes or products, or methods, or exploration into the fields of public health, safety, welfare, science or technology should contain a notice to the effect that matter regarding rights to inventions and materials generated under the contract are subject to the regulations of the sponsoring agency.
  • Violations or suspected violations should be reported to the appropriate University authorities for further action in accordance with the University Policy on Reporting Possible Violations of the Code of Conduct.