(a) Any award, compromise, or settlement in an amount of $2,500 or less shall be
processed for payment from the appropriations of the bureau or office out of whose
activity the claim arose.
(b) Payment of an award, compromise, or settlement in excess of $2,500 and not more
than $100,000 shall be obtained by the bureau or office by forwarding Standard Form
1145 to the Claims Division, General Accounting Office.
(c) Payment of an award, compromise, or settlement in excess of $100,000 shall be
obtained by the bureau by forwarding Standard Form 1145 to the Bureau of Government
Financial Operations, Department of the Treasury, which will be responsible for
transmitting the award, compromise, or settlement to the Bureau of the Budget for
inclusion in a deficiency appropriation bill.
(d) When an award is in excess of $25,000, Standard Form 1145 must be accompanied
by evidence that the award, compromise, or settlement has been approved by the
Attorney General or his designee.
(e) When the use of Standard Form 1145 is required, it shall be executed by the
claimant. When a claimant is represented by an attorney, the voucher for payment
shall designate both the claimant and his attorney as payees; the check shall be
delivered to the attorney, whose address shall appear on the voucher.
(f) Acceptance by the claimant, his agent, or legal representative, of any award,
compromise or settlement made pursuant to the provisions of section 2672 or 2677 of
title 28, United States Code, shall be final and conclusive on the claimant, his
agent or legal representative and any other person on whose behalf or for whose
benefit the claim has been presented, and shall constitute a complete release of any
claim against the United States and against any employee of the Government whose act
or omission gave rise to the claim, by reason of the same subject matter.
[35 FR 6429, Apr. 22, 1970, as amended at 39 FR 19470, June 3, 1974]
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