The General Counsel will review the findings from the standpoint of questions of law applicable to the claim and will determine
disposition. The General Counsel will make final review for settlement of the claim and will sign SF-1145, Voucher for Payment
Under Federal Tort Claims Act, and forward it to the Financial Operations Division for payment of claim. Payment of any
award or settlement in the amount of $2,500 or less will be authorized from the appropriation and allotment current for
obligation on the date of settlement irrespective of when the cause of action arose. Payment of any award, compromise or
settlement in an amount in excess of $2,500, shall be paid in a manner similar to judgments and compromises out of the
appropriation provided by section (c), Pub. L. 89-506 (28 U.S.C. 2672).