Scheme Nickname: 
DOT Post-employment enforcement proceedings

This scheme sets forth the administrative enforcement procedures that the Department of Transportation will follow when there is an allegation that a former employee of the Department has violated 18 U.S.C. 207. See 49 CFR 98.1. That statute generally prohibits former federal employees making communications or appearances before federal agencies or officials with the intent to influence their decision on a particular matter in which the employee participated personally and substantially during his employment. See 18 U.S.C. 207 and 18 U.S.C. 216.

Comments/Notes on Adjudication Structure: 
-The regulations governing this case type identify the hearing officer in these proceedings as the "examiner." They offer no detail as to his qualifications other than that he is designated by the Secretary and cannot have been involved in the events alleged or the investigation thereof. See 49 CFR 98.6.
Types of Adjudication: 
Type B
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified
Is this a Major Adjudication: