A-56249, JUNE 25, 1934, 13 COMP. GEN. 468

A-56249: Jun 25, 1934

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AS FOLLOWS: THERE IS ATTACHED HEREWITH A COPY OF APPOINTMENT WHICH HAS BEEN DRAFTED TO COMPLY WITH CIRCULAR NO. 327. YOUR RECOMMENDATION FOR THE CORRECTNESS OF THIS APPOINTMENT IS RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED. THE PROPOSED FORM OF EMERGENCY APPOINTMENT IS AS FOLLOWS: YOUR APPOINTMENT IN THE NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION IS HEREBY CHANGED TO READ AS FOLLOWS: "YOUR APPOINTMENT IS FOR THE EMERGENCY AND SHALL NOT EXTEND BEYOND JUNE 30. IT IS ASSUMED THAT THE PROPOSED NOTICE OF CHANGE IN THE TERMS OF APPOINTMENT IS TO BE SENT TO EACH EMPLOYEE NOW IN THE SERVICE OF YOUR ADMINISTRATION UNDER AN APPOINTMENT COMPLYING WITH THE PROVISIONS OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 6440 OF NOVEMBER 18. WHICH IS NOT SPECIFICALLY LIMITED AS TO PERIOD OF DURATION.

A-56249, JUNE 25, 1934, 13 COMP. GEN. 468

FORM OF EMERGENCY APPOINTMENTS - NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION EMERGENCY APPOINTMENTS SHOULD COVER ONLY PERIODS FOR WHICH THE PARTICULAR SERVICE MAY BE REQUIRED AND NOT TO EXTEND IN ANY EVENT BEYOND JUNE 30, 1935.

COMPTROLLER GENERAL MCCARL TO THE ADMINISTRATOR, NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION, JUNE 25, 934:

THERE HAS BEEN RECEIVED YOUR LETTER OF JUNE 21, 1934, AS FOLLOWS:

THERE IS ATTACHED HEREWITH A COPY OF APPOINTMENT WHICH HAS BEEN DRAFTED TO COMPLY WITH CIRCULAR NO. 327, DATED JUNE 11, 1934, FROM THE DIRECTOR OF THE BUREAU OF THE BUDGET. YOUR RECOMMENDATION FOR THE CORRECTNESS OF THIS APPOINTMENT IS RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED.

THE PROPOSED FORM OF EMERGENCY APPOINTMENT IS AS FOLLOWS:

YOUR APPOINTMENT IN THE NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION IS HEREBY CHANGED TO READ AS FOLLOWS:

"YOUR APPOINTMENT IS FOR THE EMERGENCY AND SHALL NOT EXTEND BEYOND JUNE 30, 1935.'

IT IS ASSUMED THAT THE PROPOSED NOTICE OF CHANGE IN THE TERMS OF APPOINTMENT IS TO BE SENT TO EACH EMPLOYEE NOW IN THE SERVICE OF YOUR ADMINISTRATION UNDER AN APPOINTMENT COMPLYING WITH THE PROVISIONS OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 6440 OF NOVEMBER 18, 1933, AS AMENDED, BUT WHICH IS NOT SPECIFICALLY LIMITED AS TO PERIOD OF DURATION.

THE FORM OF THE CHANGE IN APPOINTMENT AS PROPOSED BY YOU WOULD SEEM TO IMPLY THAT THERE WILL BE NEED FOR ALL EMERGENCY PERSONNEL FOR THE ENTIRE DURATION OF THE EMERGENCY. NO DOUBT CERTAIN CLASSES OF WORK AUTHORIZED BY EMERGENCY LEGISLATION AND/OR FOR WHICH EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS ARE AVAILABLE WILL BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO THE TERMINATION OF THE GENERAL EMERGENCY. ALSO IT IS TO BE PRESUMED THAT, FOR VARIOUS REASONS, THE SERVICES OF SOME EMPLOYEES MAY CEASE TO BE REQUIRED BEFORE JUNE 30, 1935, AND BEFORE THE TERMINATION OF THE PRESENT EMERGENCY. CONSEQUENTLY IT IS SUGGESTED THAT THE NOTICE OF CHANGE IN APPOINTMENT BE MADE TO READ SUBSTANTIALLY AS FOLLOWS:

YOUR APPOINTMENT IN THE NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION IS HEREBY CHANGED TO SHOW THAT IT IS AN EMERGENCY APPOINTMENT FOR SUCH PERIOD ONLY AS YOUR SERVICES MAY BE REQUIRED AND NOT TO EXTEND IN ANY EVENT BEYOND JUNE 30, 1935.

WITH RESPECT TO APPOINTMENTS HEREAFTER MADE, YOUR ATTENTION IS INVITED TO DECISION OF JUNE 22, 1934, A-56233, 13 COMP. GEN. 460, TO THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY ADMINISTRATOR OF PUBLIC WORKS, WHEREIN THE FOLLOWING FORM OF EMERGENCY APPOINTMENT WAS SUGGESTED AS PROPER:

EFFECTIVE ON DATE OF OATH, YOU HAVE BEEN (OR ARE HEREBY) APPOINTED A (DESIGNATION), GRADE --- AT $ ------ PER ANNUM LESS THE SAME PERCENTAGE DEDUCTION AS THAT APPLICABLE TO REGULAR EMPLOYEES UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 2 AND 3 OF TITLE II OF THE ACT OF MARCH 20, 1933, AS AMENDED, FOR EMERGENCY WORK IN THE (NAME OF OFFICE, BUREAU, ETC.) FOR SUCH PERIOD OF TIME AS YOUR SERVICES MAY BE REQUIRED ON SUCH WORK AND FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE THEREFOR, BUT NOT TO EXTEND BEYOND JUNE 30, 1935.