Scheme Nickname: 
Debarment and Suspension for the Department of Commerce

This scheme details the procedures used to review the non-procurement debarment or suspension of persons or entities by the Department of Commerce.

Types of Adjudication: 
Type B
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Other Comments: 
There is no general Department-wide financial assistance authority. Such authority must be provided by specific statute. The Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act (31 U.S.C. 6301-6308), in and of itself, does not provide such authority. The operating unitÂ’s basic legislation must be analyzed to determine whether an assistance relationship is authorized, and if so, under what circumstances and conditions. The following operating units are authorized to provide financial assistance: Economic Development Administration (EDA) International Trade Administration (ITA) Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Technology Administration (
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified
Is this a Major Adjudication: