5 CFR 185.146 - Compromise or settlement.

§ 185.146 Compromise or settlement.

(a) Parties may make offers of compromise or settlement at any time.

(b) The reviewing official has the exclusive authority to compromise or settle a case under this part at any time after the date on which the reviewing official is permitted to issue a complaint and before the date on which the ALJ issues an initial decision.

(c) The authority head has exclusive authority to compromise or settle a case under this part at any time after the date on which the ALJ issues an initial decision, except during the pendency of any review under § 185.142 or during the pendency of any action to collect penalties and assessments under § 185.143.

(d) The Attorney General has exclusive authority to compromise or settle a case under this part during the pendency of any review under § 185.142 or of any action to recover penalties and assessments under section 3806 to title 31, United States Code.

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

(f) Any compromise or settlement must be in writing.

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The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 5 CFR Part 185 after this date.

  • 2016-07-19; vol. 81 # 138 - Tuesday, July 19, 2016
    1. 81 FR 46827 - Program Fraud Civil Remedies: Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment
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      Effective Date: August 1, 2016. Comment Date: Comments due on or before August 18, 2016.
      5 CFR Part 185
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