Award Term for Federal Financial Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) (2 CFR Part 170)

  1. Reporting Subawards and Executive Compensation.
    1. Reporting of first-tier subawards.
      1. Applicability. Unless you are exempt as provided in paragraph d. of this award term, you must report each action that equals $30,000 in Federal funds for a subaward to an non-Federal entity or Federal agency (see definitions in paragraph e. of this award term).
      2. Where and when to report.
        1. You must report each obligating action described in paragraph a.1. of this award term to FFATA Subaward Reporting System (FSRS) Visit disclaimer page .
        2. For subaward information, report no later than the end of the month following the month in which the obligation was made. (For example, if the obligation was made on November 7, 2010, the obligation must be reported by no later than December 31, 2010.)
      3. What to report. You must report the information about each obligating action that the submission instructions posted at FSRS Visit disclaimer page  specify.
         
    2. Reporting Total Compensation of Recipient Executives for non-Federal entities.
      1. Applicability and what to report. You must report total compensation for each of your five most highly compensated executives for the preceding completed fiscal year, if—
        1. the total Federal funding authorized to date under this award equals or exceeds $30,000 as defined in 2 CFR 170.320;
        2. in the preceding fiscal year, you received—

          (A) 80 percent or more of your annual gross revenues from Federal procurement contracts (and subcontracts) and Federal financial assistance subject to the Transparency Act, as defined at 2 CFR 170.320 (and subawards); and

          (B) $25,000,000 or more in annual gross revenues from Federal procurement contracts (and subcontracts) and Federal financial assistance subject to the Transparency Act, as defined at 2 CFR 170.320 (and subawards); and
           

        3. The public does not have access to information about the compensation of the executives through periodic reports filed under section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78 Visit disclaimer page m(a), 78o(d)) or section 6104 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. (To determine if the public has access to the compensation information, see the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission total compensation filings Visit disclaimer page .)
           
      2. Where and when to report. You must report executive total compensation described in paragraph b.1. of this award term:
        1. As part of your registration profile at the System for Award Management (SAM). Visit disclaimer page
        2. By the end of the month following the month in which this award is made, and annually thereafter.
           
    3. Reporting of Total Compensation of Subrecipient Executives.
      1. Applicability and what to report. Unless you are exempt as provided in paragraph d. of this award term, for each first-tier subrecipient under this award, you shall report the names and total compensation of each of the subrecipient's five most highly compensated executives for the subrecipient's preceding completed fiscal year, if—
        1. in the subrecipient's preceding fiscal year, the subrecipient received—

          (A) 80 percent or more of its annual gross revenues from Federal procurement contracts (and subcontracts) and Federal financial assistance subject to the Transparency Act, as defined at 2 CFR 170.320 (and subawards); and
          (B) $25,000,000 or more in annual gross revenues from Federal procurement contracts (and subcontracts), and Federal financial assistance subject to the Transparency Act (and subawards); and
           

        2. The public does not have access to information about the compensation of the executives through periodic reports filed under section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78 Visit disclaimer page m(a), 78o(d)) or section 6104 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. (To determine if the public has access to the compensation information, see the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission total compensation filings at http://www.sec.gov/answers/execomp.htm Visit disclaimer page .
           
      2. Where and when to report. You must report subrecipient executive total compensation described in paragraph c.1. of this award term:
        1. To the recipient.
        2. By the end of the month following the month during which you make the subaward. For example, if a subaward is obligated on any date during the month of October of a given year (i.e., between October 1 and 31), you must report any required compensation information of the subrecipient by November 30 of that year.
    4. Exemptions

      If, in the previous tax year, you had gross income, from all sources, under $300,000, you are exempt from the requirements to report:
        1. Subawards, and
        2. The total compensation of the five most highly compensated executives of any subrecipient.
           
    5. Definitions. For purposes of this award term:
      1. Federal Agency means a Federal agency as defined at 5 U.S.C. 551 (1) and further clarified by 5 U.S.C. 552(f)
      2. Non-Federal Entity means all of the following, as defined in 2 CFR Part 25:
        1. A Governmental organization, which is a State, local government, or Indian tribe;
        2. A foreign public entity;
        3. A domestic or foreign nonprofit organization; and
        4. A domestic or foreign for-profit organization.
      3. Executive means officers, managing partners, or any other employees in management positions.
      4. Subaward:
        1. This term means a legal instrument to provide support for the performance of any portion of the substantive project or program for which you received this award and that you as the recipient award to an eligible subrecipient.
        2. The term does not include your procurement of property and services needed to carry out the project or program (for further explanation, see Sec. 200.331.  
        3. A subaward may be provided through any legal agreement, including an agreement that you or a subrecipient considers a contract.
      5. Subrecipient means an non-Federal entity or Federal agency that:
        1. Receives a subaward from you (the recipient) under this award; and
        2. Is accountable to you for the use of the Federal funds provided by the subaward.
      6. Total compensation means the cash and noncash dollar value earned by the executive during the recipient's or subrecipient's preceding fiscal year and includes the following (for more information see 17 CFR 229.402 Visit disclaimer page (c)(2)).

[FR Doc. 2010-22705 Visit disclaimer page Filed 9-13-10; 8:45 am]

 

 

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