RCUH Policies and Procedures
CERTIFICATION REGARDING PAYMENTS TO INFLUENCE FEDERAL TRANSACTIONS
The Offeror certifies to the best of his or her knowledge and belief that:
(1) No Federal appropriated funds have been paid or will be paid to any person for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a Member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a Member of Congress on his or her behalf in connection with the awarding of any Federal grant, the making of any Federal loan, the entering into of any cooperative agreement, and the extension, continuation, renewal, amendment or modification of any Federal contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
(2) If any funds other than federal appropriated funds (including profit or fee received under a covered Federal transaction) have been paid or will be paid to any person for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee or any agency, a Member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a Member of Congress on his or her behalf in connection with this solicitation, the Offeror shall complete and submit, with its offer, OMB standard form LLL, Disclosure of Lobbying Activities, to the Contracting Officer; and
(3) The language of this certification shall be included in all subcontract awards at any tier. All recipients of subcontract awards in excess of $150,000, and all contracts over $100,000 utilizing grant funds, shall certify and disclose accordingly.
Submission of this certification is a prerequisite for making or entering into this transaction imposed by Section 1352, Title 31, United States Code. Any person who makes an expenditure prohibited under this provision or who fails to file or amend the disclosure form to be filed or amended by this provision shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less than $10,000 and not more than $100,000 for each such failure.
Signature __________________________________________ Date: ____________