U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Oct 04, 2023

§ 49.705 - What rewards may bureaus pay to those who assisted in enforcing this part?

(a) The bureau may pay a reward to the person or persons furnishing information leading to a finding of civil violation or criminal conviction under this part.

(b) The reward may be no more than half of the penalties collected. If several persons provide the information, the bureau may divide the reward among them.

(c) The funds for the reward may come from the penalties collected or from appropriated funds.

(d) An officer or employee of Federal, State, or local government who furnishes information or renders service in the performance of official duties is not eligible for a reward under this section.