§200.213 Suspension and debarment.
Non-federal entities are subject to the non-procurement debarment and suspension regulations implementing Executive Orders 12549 and 12689, 2 CFR part 180. These regulations restrict awards, subawards, and contracts with certain parties that are debarred, suspended, or otherwise excluded from or ineligible for participation in Federal assistance programs or activities.
State debarment list can be found at http://bgs.vermont.gov/purchasing-contracting/debarment
Federal Suspension and Debarment search can be found at www.sam.gov
Subrecipient versus Vendor
When Federal funds are involved, a determination will be made whether the third-party entity is a sub-recipient or a vendor in accordance with OMB Circular A-133 definitions. Vendors are not subject to the same level of monitoring required for subrecipients, however the State of Vermont will require that its vendors comply with all applicable Federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and with the provisions of the subcontract agreements.
Subrecipient means a non-Federal entity that receives a subaward from a pass-through entity to carry out part of a Federal program; but does not include an individual that is a beneficiary of such program. A subrecipient may also be a recipient of other Federal awards directly from a Federal awarding agency.
§200.74 Pass-through entity.
Pass-through entity means a non-Federal entity that provides a subaward to a subrecipient to carry out part of a Federal program.