41 U.S. Code § 8105 - Waiver
(a)In General.—The head of an agency may waive a suspension of payments, termination of the contract or grant, or suspension or debarment of a contractor or grantee under this chapter with respect to a particular contract or grant if—
in the case of a contract, the head of the agency determines under section 8102(b)(1) of this title, after a final determination is issued under section 8102(b)(1), that suspension of payments, termination of the contract, suspension or debarment of the contractor, or refusal to permit a person to be treated as a responsible source for a contract would severely disrupt the operation of the agency to the detriment of the Federal Government or the general public; or
(b)Waiver Authority May Not Be Delegated.—
The authority of the head of an agency under this section to waive a suspension, termination, or debarment shall not be delegated.