not approve the report, a financial liability board may
WHEN FURTHER RESEARCH ACTION IS
Additional research action is not required, beyond
preliminary research, into the circumstances of the loss,
damage, or destruction of government property by
discretion of the commanding officer for the following
Negligence is not indicated.
Negligence or responsibility cannot be
determined for reasons that are already known.
Research is an unnecessary administrative
There is no death or injury.
The total property loss, damage, or destruction
does not exceed 0.
There is no possible claim against the
Research action is not usually required when an
individual accepts responsibility for the loss, damage,
or destruction of government property and offers
The commanding officer may authorize the supply
officer to approve surveys of Navy Stock Fund material
in the amount of ,000 or less. The commanding
officer is responsible for all reports of survey and is the
approving authority for most Reports of Survey. The
commanding officer may approve the final
recommendation(s) by inserting "Approved" in block
14 of DD Form 200. Copies of Reports of Survey
exceeding 0,000 must be forwarded to the type
commander for final approval. DD Form 200 must be
forwarded to higher authority when it lists property for
which the commanding officer is personally
When the commanding officer is not authorized to
take final action or for any reason desires to forward the
report to higher authority, he or she should make
suitable recommendations and forward the report.