Operations Policy on Compliance Lobbying and Supplanting of Funds and other Federal and State Laws, Rules, and Regulations
I. Policy Title: Policy on Compliance Lobbying and Supplanting of Funds and other Federal and State Laws, Rules, and Regulations
II. Who does this policy affect?
All HFC faculty, staff, students, and visitors to our campus
The purpose of this policy is to ensure all Trustees, administrators, faculty, and support staff fully comply with all federal and state laws, rules, and regulations in the performance of their official duties. This includes, but is not limited to, federal regulations regarding lobbying and supplanting of funds.
IV. Policy Statement
No federal appropriated funds will be paid by or on behalf of Henry Ford College or its employees 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 or a Member of Congress in connection with the making of any federal grant, the entering into of any cooperative agreement, and the extension, continuation, renewal, amendment, or modification of any federal grant or cooperative agreement. If any funds other than 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 in connection with this federal grant or cooperative agreement, the College shall complete and submit Standard Form LLL, "Disclosure Form to Report Lobbying", in accordance with its instructions. The College shall require that the language of this certification be included in the award documents for all sub awards at all tiers (including sub grants, contact under grants and cooperative agreement, and subcontracts) and that all sub recipients shall certify and disclose accordingly.
Federal funds received under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 2006 (the Act) shall be used to supplement and increase (to the extent reasonable) the amount of state and local funds that would, in the absence of such federal funds, be made available for the use specified in the Act, and in no case supplant state or local funds.
VI. Responsible Party for Administration and Enforcement
Vice President of Financial Services
VII. Related Documents
Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 2006 - https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED613243.pdf
Disclosure Form to Report Lobbying - https://www.state.gov/key-topics-bureau-of-democracy-human-rights-and-la...
VIII. Policy History:
a. Adopted by Board: July 17, 2006
b. Previous Policy Section: Operations; Previous Policy No. 3700
October 17, 2022 - approved by Board; placed in new policy format and changed title
**This policy supersedes and replaces any and all past policies related to this subject. **