28 CFR 71.2 - Definitions.
ALJ means an Administrative Law Judge in the authority appointed pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3105 or detailed to the authority pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3344.
Authority means the United States Department of Justice, including all offices, boards, divisions and bureaus.
Authority head means the Attorney General or his designee. For purposes of these regulations, the Deputy Attorney General is designated to act on behalf of the Attorney General.
Benefit means in the context of statement, anything of value, including but not limited to any advantage, preference, privilege, license, permit, favorable decision, ruling, status or loan guarantee.
Claim means any request, demand, or submission—
(a) Made to the authority for property, services, or money (including money representing grants, loans or insurance);
(b) Made to a recipient of property, services, or money from the authority or to a party to a contract with the authority—
(2) For the payment of money (including money representing grants, loans, insurance, or benefits) if the United States:
(ii) Will reimburse such recipient or party for any portion of the money paid on such request or demand; or
(c) Made to the authority which has the effect of decreasing an obligation to pay or account for property, services, or money.
Complaint means the administrative complaint served by the rviewing official on the defendant under § 71.7.
Defendant means any person alleged in a complaint under § 71.7 to be liable for a civil penalty or assessment under § 71.3.
Government means the United States Government.
Individual means a natural person.
Initial decision means the written decision of the ALJ required by § 71.10 or § 71.37, and includes a revised initial decision issued following a remand or a motion for reconsideration.
Investigating Official means the Inspector General.
Knows or has reason to know means that a person, with respect to a claim or statement:
Makes shall include the terms presents, submits, and causes to be made, presented, or submitted. As the context requires, making or made, shall likewise include the corresponding forms of such terms.
Person means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or private organization, and includes the plural of that term.
Representative means an attorney who is in good standing of the bar of any State, Territory, or possession of the United States or of the District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Reviewing Official means the Assistant Attorney General for Administration. For purposes of § 71.5 of these rules, the Assistant Attorney General for Administration, personally or through his immediate staff, shall perform the functions of the reviewing official provided that such person is serving in a position for which the rate of basic pay is not less than the minimum rate of basic pay for grade GS-16 under the General Schedule. All other functions of the reviewing official, including administrative prosecution under these rules, shall be performed with respect to the components listed below by the individuals listed below acting on behalf of the Assistant Attorney General for Administration:
(a) For the offices, boards, divisions and any other components not covered below, the General Counsel, Justice Management Division;
Statement means any representation, certification, affirmation, document, record, or accounting or bookkeeping entry made:
(a) With respect to a claim or to obtain the approval or payment of a claim (including relating to eligibility to make a claim); or
(2) A grant, loan, or benefit from, the authority, or any State, political subdivision of a State, or other party, if the United States Government provides any portion of the money or property under such contract or for such grant, loan, or benefit, or if the Government will reimburse such State, political subdivision, or party for any portion of the money or property under such contract or for such grant, loan, or benefit.
[Order No. 1268-88, 53 FR 11646, Apr. 8, 1988, as amended by Order No. 1444-90, 55 FR 38318, Sept. 18, 1990; Order No. 2650-2003, 68 FR 4929, Jan. 31, 2003]
Title 28 published on 2013-07-01
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