What is the correct way of saying "decision has been made on a paper"?
I review papers submitted by officials. Is it OK to say it like this?
This paper has already been decision by Sam Rick.
I am looking for a formal way to convey this message.
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Assuming OP's intended sense is that Sam Rick has already made the decision, it's theoretically possible to say...
This paper has already been decided upon by Sam Rick.
...but in practice we don't normally use that form. I think if it's important to emphasise that a decision was actually made (as opposed to simply saying Rick reviewed the paper), we'd say...
This paper has already been pronounced upon by Sam Rick. (or assessed, evaluated, etc.)
The "by Sam Rick" part makes every construction sound a little odd, like Sam Rick is speaking about himself in third person (probably not), or Sam Rick's assistant is writing his emails. Either way, I would put the sentence in active voice and say,
Sam Rick has already reached his decision on this paper.