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Recommendation Details
Text of Recommendation
Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that OTAs are awarded and administered by properly authorized (warranted) officials, including: a. Creating and regularly maintaining a comprehensive list of awarding officials, the various types of agreements (e.g., contract, grant, OTA, reimbursable agreement, interagency agreement) they are authorized to sign, dollar limits (if any), and the dates the authority began and ended when applicable; b. Clarifying the Acquisition Management System to specify when it is appropriate to use an OTA that is also an interagency agreement or reimbursable agreement, and to specify what warrant authorities are required for officials signing these agreements.
Recommendation Number
6
Recommendation Status
Open
Significant Recommendation
Yes
Recommendation Questioned Costs
$0
Recommendation Funds for Better Use
$0
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Associated Report Details
Submitting OIG
Report Title
DOT and FAA Lack Adequate Controls Over Their Use and Management of Other Transaction Agreements
Report Submitting OIG-Specific Report Number
ZA2017098
Report Date Issued
Monday, September 11, 2017
Report Agency Reviewed / Investigated
Report Questioned Costs
$19,000
Report Funds for Better Use
$2,200,000