Lesson 4/Learning Event 4
Reject the report and request more data.
The approving authority
will specify the data required.
Approve the report and complete the appropriate forms.
If there is evidence of negligence or willful misconduct, the approving
authority will decide whether---
Correct procedures were followed.
An adequate and unbiased investigation has been made by surveying
The recommendations of the surveying officer
authority indicate a decision based on the findings.
Where monetary liability is recommended, a judge advocate or civilian
attorney will review the findings and give opinions as to adequacy of
evidence and propriety of findings, before the approving authority's action
on the case.
When the monetary charges are assessed, the approving authority will forward
the report to the finance and accounting officer (FAO), not later than the
second duty day after the date the approving authority signs the document.
The final action on reports of survey establishes indebtedness of persons by
administrative procedure. The person charged may appeal the decision.