.02 Authorizing the Underpayment
(10/01/08 - 12/31/08)
Authorize the underpayment on UNAU. An FAA Supervisor Local Office Manager (LOM) must complete the following to authorize the supplemental payment:
 
Key C in the ACTION field.
Key one of the following in the ERROR CAUSE field:
AP – Agency caused payment error
CP – Budgetary unit caused payment error
Key the user PCN in the UNDERPAYMENT AUTHORIZATION field.
Key Y in the MORE UNDERPAYMENTS (Y/N) field to authorize more payments.
Ensures that the appropriate notice is sent.
 
Ensure the appropriate notice is sent and document the casefile(g) with the following:
 
The reason for the underpayment
The amount of the underpayment
The process used to arrive at the amount
 
WARNING
An FAA Supervisor or LOM must elevate the underpayment to Region Office for issuance when an edit message is received on UNAU preventing the authorization.