RSP 503–05: Subaward Agreements
To assure university compliance with federal, state, and ABOR requirements for the issuance of subawards
Department of Defense FAR Supplement (DFAR) Subpart 244
Arizona Board of Regents Policy Manual - 3–801 – 3–810, “University Procurement Code”
This policy applies to all subawards issued by ASU under a sponsored project. It is the responsibility of the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects Administration (ORSPA) to ensure that proposed subawards are compliant with applicable federal, state, and ABOR laws, regulations, and statutes. ORSPA will exercise due diligence in the review, evaluation, and selection of subawards to make certain that an appropriate and compliant subaward is awarded.
The Research Operations executive director and/or his/her designee(s) has the responsibility, on behalf of ASU, to conduct or be involved in all formal negotiations with subawardees to establish contractual relationships under all sponsored projects. The director’s involvement is intended to assure, to the maximum extent practical, that the procurement:
ORSPA will determine whether prior approval is required to initiate or amend a subaward, based on sponsor terms and conditions. ORSPA will include, as flow-down provisions, all applicable clauses in the ASU award. Subaward agreements are obligated using the ASU financial system in place upon agreement execution.
For authoritative references, see RSP 101, “General Research Policy”
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