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Recovery of cost of hospital and medical care and
treatment furnished by the United States ....
Unfair immigration-related employment practices
Right to Financial Privacy Act
Procedures for the administration of section 5 of
the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended ..........
Proceedings before U.S. magistrate judges
Implementation of the provisions of the Voting
Rights Act regarding language minority groups
Investigation of discrimination in the supply of pe-
troleum to the Armed Forces ....
Regulations relating to the Bankruptcy Reform
Guidelines on methods of obtaining documentary
materials held by third parties
Authorization of Federal law enforcement officers
to request the issuance of a search warrant
Procedures for implementing the National Envi-
Floodplain management and wetland protection
Designation of officers and employees of the
United States for coverage under section 1114 of
title 18 of the U.S. Code .....
Emergency Federal law enforcement assistance ....
Uniform administrative requirements for grants
and cooperative agreements to State and local
Governmentwide debarment and suspension (non-
Rules of practice and procedure for administrative
New restrictions on lobbying
Uniform administrative requirements for grants
Implementation of the provisions of the Program
Civil Liberties Act redress provision
Child Protection Restoration and Penalties En-
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act opinion procedure
Grants for correctional facilities
Police Corps eligibility and selection criteria
Employees' Benefits: See title 20.
Federal Trade Commission: See Commercial Practices, 16 CFR chapter I.
CROSS REFERENCES: Customs Service, Department of the Treasury: See Customs Duties, 19 CFR chapter I.
Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury: See Internal Revenue, 26 CFR chapter I.
NOTE: Other regulations issued by the Department of Justice appear in title 4; title 8; title 21; title 45; title 48.
SUPPLEMENTAL PUBLICATIONS: The official opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States. (Op. A. G.) Irregular, 1789—; Washington, v. 1—, 1852—.
(a) The head of a Department or Agency of the United States responsible for the furnishing of hospital, medical, surgical or dental care and treatment (including prostheses and medical appliances), or his designee, shall determine whether such hospital, medical, surgical or dental care and treatment was or will be furnished for an injury or disease caused under circumstances entitling the United States to recovery under the Act of September 25, 1962 (Pub. L. 87-693); and, if it is so determined, shall, subject to the provisions of § 43.3, assert a claim against such third person for the reasonable value of such care and treatment. The Department of Justice, or a Department or Agency responsible for the furnishing of such care and treatment may request any other Department or Agency to investigate, determine, or assert a claim under the regulations in this part.
(b) Each Department or Agency is authorized to implement the regulations in this part to give full force and effect thereto.
(c) The provisions of the regulations in this part shall not apply with respect to hospital, medical, surgical, or dental care and treatment (including prostheses and medical appliances) furnished by the Veterans Administration to an eligible veteran for a service-con
nected disability under the provisions of chapter 17 of title 38 of the U.S. Code.
[Order No. 289-62, 27 FR 11317, Nov. 16, 1962] § 43.2 Obligations of persons receiving care and treatment.
(a) In the discretion of the Department or Agency concerned, any person furnished care and treatment under circumstances in which the regulations in this part may be applicable, his guardian, personal representative, estate, dependents or survivors may be required:
(1) To assign in writing to the United States his claim or cause of action against the third person to the extent of the reasonable value of the care and treatment furnished or to be furnished, or any portion thereof;
(2) To furnish such information as may be requested concerning the circumstances giving rise to the injury or disease for which care and treatment is being given and concerning any action instituted or to be instituted by or against a third person;
(3) To notify the Department or Agency concerned of a settlement with, or an offer of settlement from, a third person; and
(4) To cooperate in the prosecution of all claims and actions by the United States against such third person.
[Order No. 289-62, 27 FR 11317, Nov. 16, 1962, as amended by Order No. 896-80, 45 FR 39841, June 12, 1980]
§ 43.3 Settlement and waiver of claims.
(a) The head of the Department or Agency of the United States asserting such claim, or his or her designee, may:
(1) Accept the full amount of a claim and execute a release therefor;
(2) Compromise or settle and execute a release of any claim, not in excess of $100,000, which the United States has for the reasonable value of such care and treatment; or
(3) Waive and in this connection release any claim, not in excess of $100,000, in whole or in part, either for the convenience of the Government, or if the head of the Department or Agency, or his or her designee, determines that collection would result in undue hardship upon the person who suffered
the injury or disease resulting in the care and treatment described in § 43.1.
(b) Claims in excess of $100,000 may be compromised, settled, waived, and released only with the prior approval of the Department of Justice.
(c) The authority granted in this section shall not be exercised in any case in which:
(1) The claim of the United States for such care and treatment has been referred to the Department of Justice; or
(2) A suit by the third party has been instituted against the United States or the individual who received or is receiving the care and treatment described in § 43.1 and the suit arises out of the occurrence which gave rise to the third-party claim of the United States.
(d) The Departments and Agencies concerned shall consult the Department of Justice in all cases involving:
(1) Unusual circumstances;
(2) A new point of law which may serve as a precedent; or
(3) A policy question where there is or may be a difference of views between any of such Departments and Agencies. [Order No. 1594–92, 57 FR 27356, June 19, 1992]
44.302 Investigation. 44.303 Determination.
44.304 Special Counsel acting on own initiative.
44.305 Regional offices.
AUTHORITY: 8 U.S.C. 1324b, 8 U.S.C. 1103(a). SOURCE: Order No. 1225-87, 52 FR 37409, Oct. 6, 1987, unless otherwise noted.
§ 44.100 Purpose.
The purpose of this part is to effectuate section 102 of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, which prohibits certain unfair immigrationrelated employment practices.
(a) Charge means a written statement under oath or affirmation that
(1) Identifies the charging party's name, address, and telephone number;
(2) Identifies the injured party's name, address, and telephone number, if the charging party is not the injured party;
(3) Identifies the name and address of the person or entity against whom the charge is being made;
(4) Includes a statement sufficient to describe the circumstances, place, and date of an alleged unfair immigrationrelated employment practice;
(5) Indicates whether the basis of the alleged unfair immigration-related employment practice is discrimination based on national origin, citizenship status, or both; or intimidation or retaliation, or documentation abuses;
(6) Indicates whether the injured party is a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or alien authorized to work in the United States;
(7) Indicates, if the injured party is an alien authorized to work, whether the injured party
(i) Has been
(A) Lawfully admitted for permanent residence;
(B) Granted the status of an alien lawfully admitted for temporary residence under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a), 8 U.S.C. 1161(a), or 8 U.S.C. 1255a(a)(1);
(C) Admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. 1157; or
(D) Granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. 1158; and
(ii) Has applied for naturalization (and if so, indicates the date of the application);
(8) Identifies, if the injured party is an alien authorized to work, the injured party's alien registration number and date of birth.
(9) Indicates, if possible, the number of persons employed on the date of the alleged discrimination by the person or entity against whom the charge is being made;
(10) Is signed by the charging party and, if the charging party is neither the injured party nor an officer of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, indicates that the charging party has the authorization of the injured party to file the charge.
(11) Indicates whether a charge based on the same set of facts has been filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and if so, the specific office, and contact person (if known); and
(12) Authorizes the Special Counsel to reveal the identity of the injured or charging party when necessary to carry out the purposes of this part.
(b) Charging party means—
(1) An individual who files a charge with the Special Counsel that alleges that he or she has been adversely affected directly by an unfair immigration-related employment practice;
(2) An individual or private organization who is authorized by an individual to file a charge with the Special Counsel that alleges that the individual has been adversely affected directly by an employunfair immigration-related ment practice; or
(3) An officer of the Immigration and Naturalization Service who files charge with the Special Counsel that alleges that an unfair immigration-related employment practice has curred.
(c) Protected individual means an individual who
(1) Is a citizen or national of the United States; or
(2) Is an alien who is lawfully admitted for permanent residence, is granted the status of an alien lawfully admitted for temporary residence under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a), 8 U.S.C. 1161(a), or 8 U.S.C. 1255a(a)(1), is admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. 1157, or is granted
asylum under 8 U.S.C. 1158. The status of an alien whose application for temporary resident status under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a), 8 U.S.C. 1161(a), or 8 U.S.C. 1255a(a)(1) is approved shall be adjusted to that of a lawful temporary resident as of the date indicated on the application fee receipt issued at the Immigration and Naturalization Service Legalization Office. As used in this definition, the term "protected individual" does not include an alien who
(i) Fails to apply for naturalization within six months of the date the alien first becomes eligible (by virtue of period of lawful permanent residence) to apply for naturalization or, if later, by May 6, 1987; or
(ii) Has applied on a timely basis, but has not been naturalized as a citizen within two years after the date of the application, unless the alien can establish that he or she is actively pursuing naturalization, except that time consumed in the Immigration and Naturalization Service's processing of the application shall not be counted toward the two-year period.
(d) Complaint means a written submission filed with an administrative law judge by the Special Counsel or the charging party, other than an officer of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, that is based on the same charge filed with the Special Counsel.
(e) Injured party means a person who claims to have been adversely affected directly by an unfair immigration-related employment practice or, in the case of a charge filed by an officer of the Immigration and Naturalization Service or by a charging party other than the injured party, is alleged to be so affected.
(f) Respondent means a person or entity against whom a charge of an unfair immigration-related employment practice has been filed.
(g) Special Counsel means the Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices appointed by the President under section 102 of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, or his or her designee.
[Order No. 1225-87, 52 FR 37409, Oct. 6, 1987, as amended by Order No. 1520–91, 56 FR 40249, Aug. 14, 1991; Order No. 1807-93, 58 FR 59948, Nov. 12, 1993]