12 U.S. Code § 4207 - Unreviewed declarations; petition to pursue action as private contractor
(1) If, pursuant to section 4206 (d)(2) of this title, the Attorney General notifies a declarant that the declarant’s allegations have not yet been addressed, the declarant may notify the Attorney General to award a contract pursuant to subchapter III of this chapter to pursue the case.
(b) Contents of response
In response to a notification under subsection (a)(1) of this section, the Attorney General shall—
(c) Grant of contract
If the Attorney General decides to grant a contract, the declarant, after consultation with the Attorney General, shall have the right to select counsel to prosecute an action, and the declarant and the declarant’s counsel shall act in accordance with subchapter III of this chapter.