A-50646, SEPTEMBER 9, 1933, 13 COMP. GEN. 82

A-50646: Sep 9, 1933

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IS NOT CONSIDERED THE FILLING OF A VACANCY WITHIN THE PURVIEW OF SECTION 203 OF THE ECONOMY ACT OF JUNE 30. WAS PLACED ON A HALF-TIME SCHEDULE AND HER SALARY WAS REDUCED TO $330 PER ANNUM. INQUIRY IS NOW MADE WHETHER SUCH ACTION WOULD BE IN CONTRAVENTION OF EXISTING LAW. THE RESTORATION OF MISS CHMIELENSKA TO A FULL-TIME STATUS WITH COMPENSATION NOT IN EXCESS OF THAT PREVIOUSLY PAID HER FOR FULL TIME IS NOT CONSIDERED THE FILLING OF A VACANCY WITHIN THE PURVIEW OF SECTION 203 OF THE ECONOMY ACT OF JUNE 30.

A-50646, SEPTEMBER 9, 1933, 13 COMP. GEN. 82

ECONOMY ACT - VACANCIES - PROMOTIONS THE RESTORATION TO A FULL-TIME STATUS, WITH CORRESPONDING PAY, OF AN EMPLOYEE TEMPORARILY PLACED UPON A HALF-TIME SCHEDULE WITH HALF PAY JULY 1, 1933, IS NOT CONSIDERED THE FILLING OF A VACANCY WITHIN THE PURVIEW OF SECTION 203 OF THE ECONOMY ACT OF JUNE 30, 1932, 47 STAT. 403, NOR AS AN ADMINISTRATIVE PROMOTION WITHIN THE PURVIEW OF SECTION 7 OF THE ACT OF MARCH 3, 1933, 47 STAT. 1515.

COMPTROLLER GENERAL MCCARL TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE, SEPTEMBER 9, 1933:

THERE HAS BEEN RECEIVED YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 19, 1933, AS FOLLOWS:

MRS. WANDA BANKOWSKA, AMERICAN CLERK AT $900 PER ANNUM IN THE AMERICAN CONSULATE GENERAL AT WARSAW, POLAND, HAS SUBMITTED HER RESIGNATION EFFECTIVE AUGUST 31, 1933.

MISS KATARZYNA CHMIELENSKA, FOREIGN CLERK AT $660 PER ANNUM, WAS PLACED ON A HALF-TIME SCHEDULE AND HER SALARY WAS REDUCED TO $330 PER ANNUM, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 1933.

A DESPATCH HAS BEEN RECEIVED FROM THE AMERICAN COUNSUL GENERAL AT WARSAW REQUESTING PERMISSION, IN VIEW OF MRS. BANKOWSKA'S RESIGNATION, TO REPLACE MISS CHMIELENSKA ON A FULL-TIME SCHEDULE AT A SALARY OF $600 PER ANNUM.

INQUIRY IS NOW MADE WHETHER SUCH ACTION WOULD BE IN CONTRAVENTION OF EXISTING LAW.

THE RESTORATION OF MISS CHMIELENSKA TO A FULL-TIME STATUS WITH COMPENSATION NOT IN EXCESS OF THAT PREVIOUSLY PAID HER FOR FULL TIME IS NOT CONSIDERED THE FILLING OF A VACANCY WITHIN THE PURVIEW OF SECTION 203 OF THE ECONOMY ACT OF JUNE 30, 1932, 47 STAT. 403, NOR AS AN ADMINISTRATIVE PROMOTION WITHIN THE PURVIEW OF SECTION 7 OF THE ACT OF MARCH 3, 1933, 47 STAT. 1515. 12 COMP. GEN. 5; ID. 117; A-49459, AUGUST 4, 1933.