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3.17 Remedies for Noncompliance

Termination

A Federal award may be terminated in whole or in part as follows:

  • By the DOJ awarding agency or pass-through entity for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of an award;
  • By the DOJ awarding agency or pass-through entity for cause;
  • By the DOJ awarding agency or pass-through entity with consent of the recipient, in which case the two parties must agree upon termination conditions, including the effective date, and in the case of partial termination, the portion to be terminated; or
  • By the recipient upon sending the DOJ awarding agency or pass-through entity written notification including the reasons for such termination, the effective date, and in the case of partial termination, the portion to be terminated. However, if the DOJ awarding agency determines that partial termination of the award will not accomplish the purposes for which the award was made, then DOJ may terminate the award in its entirety.

The awarding agency or pass-through entity will provide the recipient or subrecipient with notice of termination. If the award is terminated for failure to comply with the statutes, regulations, or terms and conditions of the award, the notification must state that the termination decision may be considered in evaluating future applications received from the non-Federal entity.

When an award is terminated or partially terminated, the awarding-agency or pass-through entity and the recipient or subrecipient remain responsible for compliance with the requirements in 2 C.F.R. § 200.343 (Closeout) and 2 C.F.R. § 200.344 (Post-closeout adjustments and continuing responsibilities).