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226. FMS Form 194 -- Judgment Fund Payment Request

FMS Form 194
Department of the Treasury


Judgment Fund
Payment Request
(Litigative Award)

FOR FMS USE ONLY: Z- General Instruction: Use this form to transmit to FMS a request to certify a litigative award against the United States for payment from the Judgment Fund, under 31 U.S.C. § 1304.



Date: ______________________

Judgment Fund Section
Financial Management Service
Department of the Treasury
Room 6F03
3700 East-West Highway
Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
(Telephone: (202) 874-6664)

Matter of: _____________________________________________

Dear Sir or Madam:

I am the authorized representative of the United States in the captioned matter. As described in the enclosed documentation, I certify all of the pertinent criteria required by law for the approval of the claim(s) has been satisfied. I believe the award made in the enclosed judgment or settlement is payable by the United States. The United States will seek no further judicial review of this award, and I have obtained all approvals necessary for its referral for payment.

I believe that this award qualifies for payment pursuant to 31 U.S.C. § 1304. Accordingly, I request that you certify this award for payment from the Judgment Fund established by that law. Enclosed are completed copies of FMS Form 196: Judgment Fund Award Data Sheet; FMS Form 197 or FMS Form 197A: Voucher for Payment; the judgment or settlement agreement; and any other enclosures required by FMS regulations. Unless payment by electronic funds transfer is indicated on FMS Form 196, please have the check sent to the agency contact shown in item 5(c) of FMS Form 196.

. __________________________
. __________________________
Name (printed or typed)
. __________________________
Title and Agency

Enclosures: FMS Form 196, FMS Form 197 or 197A, and FMS Form 198.

Incomplete submissions will be returned to the submitter without action.

FMS Form 194

[updated May 1999]

Updated December 7, 2018