A-39396, NOVEMBER 14, 1931, 11 COMP. GEN. 189

A-39396: Nov 14, 1931

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DO NOT REQUIRE ANY DEDUCTION FROM THE PER DIEM IN LIEU OF SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCE WHEN MEALS OR LODGING IS FURNISHED TO A GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE IN A TRAVEL STATUS BY ANOTHER GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE WITHOUT CHARGE. REQUESTING TO BE ADVISED WHETHER PAYMENT IS AUTHORIZED UPON THE VOUCHER THEREWITH TRANSMITTED IN FAVOR OF BERKELEY BLACKMAN. WERE FURNISHED BY A GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE. NO DEDUCTION IS MADE FROM THE VOUCHER FOR SUCH ITEMS. THE VOUCHER IS RETURNED AND PAYMENT THEREON IS AUTHORIZED IN THE ABSENCE OF OTHER OBJECTION.

A-39396, NOVEMBER 14, 1931, 11 COMP. GEN. 189

SUBSISTENCE, PER DIEM IN LIEU THEREOF - MEALS AND LODGING FURNISHED BY ANOTHER GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE THE REVISED STANDARDIZED GOVERNMENT TRAVEL REGULATIONS EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 1931, PAR. 47 (B), DO NOT REQUIRE ANY DEDUCTION FROM THE PER DIEM IN LIEU OF SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCE WHEN MEALS OR LODGING IS FURNISHED TO A GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE IN A TRAVEL STATUS BY ANOTHER GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE WITHOUT CHARGE.

COMPTROLLER GENERAL MCCARL TO FIRST LIEUT. N. L. HEMENWAY, UNITED STATES ARMY, NOVEMBER 14, 931:

THERE HAS BEEN RECEIVED YOUR LETTER OF OCTOBER 13, 1931, REQUESTING TO BE ADVISED WHETHER PAYMENT IS AUTHORIZED UPON THE VOUCHER THEREWITH TRANSMITTED IN FAVOR OF BERKELEY BLACKMAN, CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE, FOR $13.75, REPRESENTING 2 3/4 DAYS' PER DIEM IN LIEU OF SUBSISTENCE COVERING TRAVEL FROM 8.30 A.M. SEPTEMBER 25, TO 6.30 P.M. SEPTEMBER 27, 1931. THE CLAIMANT STATES ON THE VOUCHER THAT SUPPER AND QUARTERS SEPTEMBER 25 AND BREAKFAST AND DINNER SEPTEMBER 26, 1931, WERE FURNISHED BY A GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE, PRESUMABLY WITHOUT CHARGE, BUT NO DEDUCTION IS MADE FROM THE VOUCHER FOR SUCH ITEMS.

THE REVISED STANDARDIZED GOVERNMENT TRAVEL REGULATIONS, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 1931, PARAGRAPHS 47 (A) AND (B) DO NOT REQUIRE ANY DEDUCTION FROM THE PER DIEM IN LIEU OF SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCE FOR MEALS OR LODGING FURNISHED BY A GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE WITHOUT CHARGE. SEE A 6311, SEPTEMBER 17, 1930, AND JANUARY 13, 1931. THE VOUCHER IS RETURNED AND PAYMENT THEREON IS AUTHORIZED IN THE ABSENCE OF OTHER OBJECTION.