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Lynn Dalton 
KIVA Institute, LLC 
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Contract Appeals & Disputes under Indian Self-Determination Act

What Will I Learn?

  • Congressional intent of Pub. L. 93-638, Indian Self-Determination & Education Assistance Act
  • Appealable decisions (declination to award contracts, declination to amend contracts, declination to permit program redesign, declination to award construction contracts, refusal to grant requests to waive regulations, disagreements over reporting requirements)
  • 25 CFR Subpart L – Appeals (appealable decisions; and appeals process)
  • 25 CFR Subpart N - Contract Disputes (disputable decisions; and disputes process)
  • Review of implementing regulations pertaining to appeals and disputes (Subpart A – General Provisions; Subpart D – Review & Approval of Contract Proposals; Subpart E – Declination Procedures; Subpart G – Programmatic Reports & Data Requirements; Subpart K – Waiver Procedures; Subpart L – Appeals; Subpart N – Post Award Decisions; Subpart P – Retrocession & Reassumption)
  • Contract Disputes Act of 1978 (CDA)
    • What is a Claim?
    • How is a Claim Filed?
    • What is the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA)?
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Act (ADR)
  • Third-Party Mediation process
  • Federal Tort Claims Act Coverage under Pub. L. 93-638