Suspension means an action taken by a Federal agency that immediately prohibits a
recipient from participating in Federal Government procurement contracts and covered
nonprocurement transactions for a temporary period, pending completion of an investigation
and any judicial or administrative proceedings that may ensue. A recipient so prohibited is suspended, in accordance with the Federal Acquisition
Regulation for procurement contracts (48 CFR part 9, subpart 9.4) and the common rule, Government-wide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement), that implements Executive Order 12549 and Executive Order 12689. Suspension of a recipient is a distinct and separate action from suspension of an
award or suspension of payments under an award.
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