Documents supporting a federally initiated and declined/referred case must be retained for three years after the submission of the case for NBPI funds. Documents can include paper or electronic case files, e-mails from the U.S. Attorney's Office, case notes, or documentation of telephone or face-to-face meetings with U.S. Attorney's Office staff or federal law enforcement officials.
CEO's or their designees must also certify as to the truth and accuracy of reported case information.
For each prosecution case submitted for NBPI funds, the jurisdiction must provide the following information:
- Docket or Case Number.
- Defendant's Last Name.
- Defendant's First Name.
- Defendant's Middle Initial, if known.
- Referring Federal Agency.
- Referred Date.
- Resolved Date.
- Attorney Hours (fair and reasonable approximation of the actual hours worked on the case).