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There are two general requirements if you are a recipient other than an individual. [[Page 242]] (a) First, you must make a good faith effort, on...


You must publish a statement that-- (a) Tells your employees that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use of a...


You must require that a copy of the statement described in Sec. 3021.205 be given to each employee who will be engaged in the performance of any...


You must establish an ongoing drug-free awareness program to inform employees about-- (a) The dangers of drug abuse in the workplace; (b) Your...


and establish my drug-free awareness program? If you are a new recipient that does not already have a policy statement as described in Sec. 3021.205 and...


are convicted of drug violations in the workplace? There are two actions you must take if an employee is convicted of a drug violation in the workplace: ...


(a) You must identify all known workplaces under each Department of Agriculture award. A failure to do so is a violation of your drug-free workplace requirements. You...


am an individual recipient? As a condition of receiving a(n) Department of Agriculture award, if you are an individual recipient, you must agree that-- (a)...


What are my responsibilities as a(n) Department of Agriculture awarding official? As a(n) Department of Agriculture awarding official, you must obtain...


other than individuals? A recipient other than an individual is in violation of the requirements of this part if the the Secretary of Agriculture...


who are individuals? An individual recipient is in violation of the requirements of this part if the the Secretary of Agriculture or designee determines,...


a recipient determined to have violated this part? If a recipient is determined to have violated this part, as described in Sec. 3021.500 or Sec. 3021.505,...


The the Secretary of Agriculture may waive with respect to a particular award, in writing, a suspension of payments under an award, suspension or termination of an award,...


the Department of Agriculture or other Federal agency directly to a recipient. (a) The term award includes: (1) A Federal grant or cooperative agreement, in the...


controlled substance in schedules I through V of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 812), and as further defined by regulation at 21 CFR 1308.11 through...


a plea of nolo contendere) or imposition of sentence, or both, by any judicial body charged with the responsibility to determine violations of the Federal or State...


award of financial assistance that, consistent with 31 U.S.C. 6305, is used to enter into the same kind of relationship as a grant (see definition of grant in Sec....


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 15] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR3021.625] [Page 245] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 3021_GOVERNMENTWIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE (FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE)--Table of Contents Subpart F_Definitions Sec. 3021.625 Criminal drug statute. Criminal drug statute means a Federal or non-Federal criminal statute involving the manufacture, distribution, dispensing, use, or possession of any controlled substance. ...


agency to prohibit a recipient from participating in Federal Government procurement contracts and covered nonprocurement transactions. A recipient so prohibited is...


site for the performance of work done in connection with a specific award at which employees of the recipient are prohibited from engaging in the unlawful manufacture,...


directly engaged in the performance of work under the award, including-- (1) All direct charge employees; (2) All indirect charge employees, unless their impact...


any United States executive department, military department, government corporation, government controlled corporation, any other establishment in the executive...


consistent with 31 U.S.C. 6304, is used to enter into a relationship-- (a) The principal purpose of which is to transfer a thing of value to the recipient to carry out...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 15] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR3021.655] [Page 245] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 3021_GOVERNMENTWIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE (FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE)--Table of Contents Subpart F_Definitions Sec. 3021.655 Individual. Individual means a natural person. [[Page 246]] ...


association, unit of government (except a Federal agency) or legal entity, however organized, that receives an award directly from a...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 15] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR3021.665] [Page 246] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 3021_GOVERNMENTWIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE (FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE)--Table of Contents Subpart F_Definitions Sec. 3021.665 State. State means any of the States of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any territory or possession of the United States. ...


Federal agency that immediately prohibits a recipient from participating in Federal Government procurement contracts and covered nonprocurement transactions for a temporary...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 7, Volume 15] [Revised as of January 1, 2004] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 7CFR3052.100] [Page 246] TITLE 7--AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PART 3052_AUDITS OF STATES, LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, AND NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS--Table of Contents Subpart A_General Sec. 3052.100 Purpose. This part sets forth standards for obtaining consistency and uniformity among Federal agencies for the audit of non-Federal entities expending Federal awards. ...


is required by Sec. 3052.510(a) to report in the schedule of findings and questioned costs. Auditee means any non-Federal entity that expends Federal awards...


that expend $300,000 or more in a year in Federal awards shall have a single or program-specific audit conducted for that year in accordance with the provisions of...


awards expended. The determination of when an award is expended should be based on when the activity related to the award occurs. Generally, the activity pertains to...


may be a recipient, a subrecipient, and a vendor. Federal awards expended as a recipient or a subrecipient would be subject to audit under this part. The payments received...


in lieu of other audits. An audit made in accordance with this part shall be in lieu of any financial audit required under individual Federal awards. To the extent this audit...


provided in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section, audits required by this part shall be performed annually. Any biennial audit shall cover both years within the...


audits required by this part have not been made or have been made but not in accordance with this part. In cases of continued inability or unwillingness to have an audit...


the cost of audits made in accordance with the provisions of this part are allowable charges to Federal awards. The charges may be considered a direct cost or an...


In many cases, a program-specific audit guide will be available to provide specific guidance to the auditor with respect to internal control, compliance...


(a) Identify, in its accounts, all Federal awards received and expended and the Federal programs under which they were received. Federal program and award identification shall...


auditees shall follow the procurement standards prescribed by the Grants Management Common Rule (hereinafter referred to as the ``A-102 Common Rule'') 7 CFR Part...


prepare financial statements that reflect its financial position, results of operations or changes in net assets, and, where appropriate, cash flows for the fiscal...


for follow-up and corrective action on all audit findings. As part of this responsibility, the auditee shall prepare a summary schedule of prior audit findings. The...


the data collection form described in paragraph (b) of this section and reporting package described in paragraph (c) of this section shall be submitted within the earlier...


for audit responsibilities. Recipients expending more than $25 million a year in Federal awards shall have a cognizant agency for audit. The designated cognizant agency for...


shall clearly state whether or not the audit finding is sustained, the reasons for the decision, and the expected auditee action to repay disallowed costs, make...


accordance with GAGAS. The audit shall cover the entire operations of the auditee; or, at the option of the auditee, such audit shall include a series of audits that...


of either combined or separate reports and may be organized differently from the manner presented in this section. The auditor's report(s) shall state that the audit...


report the following as audit findings in a schedule of findings and questioned costs: (1) Reportable conditions in internal control over major programs. The...


auditor shall retain working papers and reports for a minimum of three years after the date of issuance of the [[Page 265]] auditor's report(s) to the auditee,...


use a risk-based approach to determine which Federal programs are major programs. This risk-based approach shall include consideration of: Current and prior audit...


should be based on an overall evaluation of the risk of noncompliance occurring which could be material to the Federal program. The auditor shall use auditor...


the following conditions for each of the preceding two years (or, in the case of biennial audits, preceding two audit periods) shall qualify as a low-risk auditee and be...




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