7 CFR 1.306 - Prerequisites for issuing a complaint.
The reviewing official may issue a complaint under § 1.307 of this part only if:
(a) The Attorney General or an Assistant Attorney General designated by the Attorney General approves the issuance of a complaint in a written statement as provided in 31 U.S.C. 3803(b)(1);
(b) In the case of allegations of liability under § 1.303(a) of this part with respect to a claim, the reviewing official determines with respect to such claim, or a group of related claims submitted at the same time, that the amount of money or the value of property or services demanded or requested in violation of § 1.303(a) of this part does not exceed $150,000; and
(c) For the purposes of this section, a group of related claims submitted at the same time shall include only those claims arising from the same transaction (e.g., a single grant, loan, application, or contract) that are submitted simultaneously as part of a single request, demand, or submission, regardless of the amount of money or the value of property or services demanded or requested.
Title 7 published on 2014-01-01
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