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FOREST SERVICE MANUAL
FSM 6500 - FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING
Lolo NF Supplement No. 6500-93-1
Effective July 1, 1993
POSTING NOTICE. Supplements to this title are numbered consecutively. Check the last transmittal received for this title to see that the above supplement number is in sequence. If not, do not post this supplement until the missing one(s) is received and posted. After posting, retain this transmittal sheet at the front of the title until the next supplement to this title is received.
Page Code (number of sheets)
6572.01b 1 -
6572.01b - Raises District Ranger claims demand and collection authority to $2000.
ORVILLE L. DANIELS
TITLE 6500 - FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING
LOLO SUPPLEMENT 6500-93-1
6572.01.b - Delegations of Authority.
1. Issuing letter of demand and accepting full payment in settlement of claims .
c. District Rangers. Claims of not more than $2000.00 may be settled by the District Ranger or designated acting. If the liability or the amount is questionable, Supervisor's Office advice should be obtained.
2. Authority to compromise, terminate, or suspend collection action on any claim within following limits subject to general limitations in FSM 6570.6 .
c. District Rangers. Not redelegated. However, Rangers should document reasons for appropriate action on claims within their full settlement authority when recommending such action to the Claims Officer.