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FY23 Comprehensive Review Contractor’s Manual

The FY23 Comprehensive Review Contractor’s Manual conveys FTA’s expectations of our oversight contractors for assessing compliance of FTA recipients.
Each question in the contractor’s manual includes:

  • Basic Requirement: The minimum requirement to which all applicable recipients are expected to comply – directly tied to a law, regulation, circular, master agreement, or other binding guidance
  • Applicability: Broad identification of the recipients to which the requirement applies
  • Explanation for Reviewer: An expanded explanation of the basic requirement
  • Flexibilities and Administrative Relief: Any applicable relief or flexibilities enacted to provide assistance due to the COVID-19 public health emergency
  • Indicators of Compliance: The questions FTA reviewers will answer to determine a recipient’s compliance with the basic requirement
  • Instructions for Reviewer: Specific instructions to FTA’s reviewers about what and how to evaluate for compliance with each indicator
  • Potential Deficiency Determinations: Condition(s) under which a recipient could be deemed deficient along with suggested corrective action(s)
  • Governing Directives: Specific citations from law, regulation, circular, master agreement, or other binding agreements that form the basis of the requirement for which a deficiency may be found

Prior Years Review Manuals

Last updated: Friday, January 27, 2023
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