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Title 2Subtitle BChapter IVPart 417Subpart H → §417.870


Title 2: Grants and Agreements
PART 417—NONPROCUREMENT DEBARMENT AND SUSPENSION
Subpart H—Debarment


§417.870   When do I know if the USDA debarring official debars me?

(a) The debarring official must make a written decision whether to debar within 45 days of closing the official record. The official record closes upon the debarring official's receipt of final submissions, information and findings of fact, if any. The debarring official may extend that period for good cause. However, the record will remain open for the full 30 days, as called for in §180.820, even when you make a submission before the 30 days expire.

(b) The debarring official sends you written notice, pursuant to §180.615, that the official decided, either:

(1) Not to debar you; or

(2) To debar you. In this event, the notice:

(i) Refers to the Notice of Proposed Debarment;

(ii) Specifies the reasons for your debarment;

(iii) States the period of your debarment, including the effective dates; and

(iv) Advises you that your debarment is effective for covered transactions and contracts that are subject to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR chapter 1), throughout the Executive Branch of the Federal Government unless an agency head or an authorized designee grants an exception.

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