- Part Number:2204
- Part Number Title:Implementation of the Equal Access to Justice Act
- Subpart:2204 Subpart C
- Subpart Title:Procedures for Considering Applications
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The applicant and the Secretary may agree on a proposed settlement of the award before final action on the application, either in connection with a settlement of the underlying proceeding, or after the underlying proceeding has been concluded. If a prevailing party and the Secretary agree on a proposed settlement of an award before an application has been field, the application shall be filed with the proposed settlement.