US Sets Deadline For Contractor 'Do Not Pay' System

Law360, New York (April 12, 2012, 7:02 PM EDT) -- The Obama administration on Thursday imposed a June 30 deadline on federal agencies to begin implementing the “Do Not Pay” system designed to avoid payments to individuals or entities who should not be receiving federal funds, such as debarred contractors.

The system, intended to improve eligibility verification and prepayment scrutiny, will provide a Web-based, single point of access to an array of databases, and will give federal agencies new tools to stop improper payments for federal benefits, grants or contract awards, or other federal funding, before...
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