OMB Releases Privacy Guidance on “Do-Not-Pay Lists”
DATA PROTECTION—U.S.August 20, 2013
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell has released mandatory guidance for agencies implementing the “Do-Not-Pay List” of contractors considered ineligible for government work. According to Government Executive, the memo also outlines how this can be done while adhering to laws that protect privacy. The memo also lays out the legal procedures for using an online tool designed for a “single point of entry” through which agencies can access data on determining a contractor’s eligibility for a benefit, grant or contract award, the report states.