A-51607, A-44006, MARCH 14, 1938, 17 COMP. GEN. 733

A-44006,A-51607: Mar 14, 1938

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- WILL BE CONSIDERED AS HAVING BEEN COMPLIED WITH AS TO THE BILLING OFFICER'S CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS. ARE ATTACHED TO THE ADJUSTMENT VOUCHER. WHICH WILL BE PREPARED BY THE AGENCY BILLED. IF NOTATION IS MADE ON THE ADJUSTMENT VOUCHER THAT SUPPORTING CERTIFIED INVOICES ARE ATTACHED. THERE WERE APPROVED BY THIS OFFICE SPECIAL FORMS OF INVOICES FOR USE OF THE PUBLIC PRINTER IN BILLING THE VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES FOR PRINTING AND BINDINGS (FORM R-354A) AND BLANK PAPER AND SUPPLIES (FORM R-420). IT WAS CONTEMPLATED THAT SAID INVOICES. WILL BE TRANSMITTED TO THE OFFICE BILLED WHERE THE ADJUSTMENT VOUCHER FORMS WILL BE PREPARED AND THE SAID INVOICES ATTACHED THERETO. THE FUNDAMENTAL REQUIREMENTS OF GENERAL REGULATIONS NO. 78-REVISED WILL BE CONSIDERED AS HAVING BEEN COMPLIED WITH IF REFERENCE IS MADE ON STANDARD FORMS 1080-REVISED AND 1080B-REVISED.

A-51607, A-44006, MARCH 14, 1938, 17 COMP. GEN. 733

SERVICES AND SUPPLIES FURNISHED GOVERNMENT AGENCIES BY GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, ETC. - BILLING AND PAYMENT PROCEDURE THE FUNDAMENTAL REQUIREMENTS OF GENERAL REGULATIONS NO. 78-REVISED-- "PROCEDURE FOR ADJUSTMENT BETWEEN APPROPRIATION FUND LIMITATION, AND OFFICIAL PROJECT ACCOUNTS"--- WILL BE CONSIDERED AS HAVING BEEN COMPLIED WITH AS TO THE BILLING OFFICER'S CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS, IF, AS IN THE CASE OF GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE BILLINGS OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES FOR SERVICES AND SUPPLIES, THE APPROVED SPECIAL FORM OF INVOICES, CERTIFIED AS PROVIDED THEREON BY THE BILLING OFFICER, ARE ATTACHED TO THE ADJUSTMENT VOUCHER, WHICH WILL BE PREPARED BY THE AGENCY BILLED, AND IF NOTATION IS MADE ON THE ADJUSTMENT VOUCHER THAT SUPPORTING CERTIFIED INVOICES ARE ATTACHED.

ACTING COMPTROLLER GENERAL ELLIOTT TO THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, MARCH 14, 1938:

ON JANUARY 17, 1938, THERE WERE APPROVED BY THIS OFFICE SPECIAL FORMS OF INVOICES FOR USE OF THE PUBLIC PRINTER IN BILLING THE VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES FOR PRINTING AND BINDINGS (FORM R-354A) AND BLANK PAPER AND SUPPLIES (FORM R-420). IT WAS CONTEMPLATED THAT SAID INVOICES, THE ORIGINAL OF WHICH CONTAINS THE FORM OF BILLING OFFICER'S CERTIFICATE PROVIDED FOR BY GENERAL REGULATIONS NO. 78-REVISED, WILL BE TRANSMITTED TO THE OFFICE BILLED WHERE THE ADJUSTMENT VOUCHER FORMS WILL BE PREPARED AND THE SAID INVOICES ATTACHED THERETO. A NUMBER OF CERTIFIED INVOICES MAY BE LISTED ACCORDING TO GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE BILL (OR INVOICE) NUMBER AND AMOUNT, ON THE SAME ADJUSTMENT VOUCHER, PAYMENT THEREFOR TO BE MADE BY ONE CHECK.

THE FUNDAMENTAL REQUIREMENTS OF GENERAL REGULATIONS NO. 78-REVISED WILL BE CONSIDERED AS HAVING BEEN COMPLIED WITH IF REFERENCE IS MADE ON STANDARD FORMS 1080-REVISED AND 1080B-REVISED, IN THE SPACE PROVIDED FOR THE SIGNATURE OF THE BILLING OFFICER, TO THE FACT THAT CERTIFIED INVOICE IS ATTACHED (TO FORM 1080-REVISED), AND ADJUSTMENT VOUCHERS SO SUPPORTED, IF OTHERWISE CORRECT, WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE ACCOUNTS OF THE ACCOUNTABLE OFFICERS SUBMITTED TO THIS OFFICE. (SEE CIRCULAR LETTER TO HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS, ETC., A-51607, AUGUST 26, 1937, PROHIBITING THE SIGNING IN DUPLICATE OF INVOICES ATTACHED TO VOUCHERS.)