13 CFR 142.38 - Can the administrative complaint be settled voluntarily?

§ 142.38 Can the administrative complaint be settled voluntarily?

(a) Parties may make offers of compromise or settlement at any time. Any compromise or settlement must be in writing.

(b) The reviewing official has the exclusive authority to compromise or settle the case from the date on which the reviewing official is permitted to issue a complaint until the ALJ issues an initial decision.

(c) The Administrator has exclusive authority to compromise or settle the case from the date of the ALJ's initial decision until initiation of any judicial review or any action to collect the penalties and assessments.

(d) The Attorney General has exclusive authority to compromise or settle the case while any judicial review or any action to recover penalties and assessments is pending.

(e) The investigating official may recommend settlement terms to the reviewing official, the Administrator, or the Attorney General, as appropriate. The reviewing official may recommend settlement terms to the Administrator or the Attorney General, as appropriate.

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U.S. Code: Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
U.S. Code: Title 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE

Title 13 published on 04-May-2017 03:04

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 13 CFR Part 142 after this date.

  • 2017-02-09; vol. 82 # 26 - Thursday, February 9, 2017
    1. 82 FR 9967 - Civil Monetary Penalties Inflation Adjustments
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      SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
      Interim final rule.
      Effective Date: This rule is effective February 9, 2017. Comment Date: Comments must be received on or before April 10, 2017.
      13 CFR Parts 107, 120, 142, and 146