A-64878, OCTOBER 24, 1935, 15 COMP. GEN. 334

A-64878: Oct 24, 1935

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IS AVAILABLE FOR AUTHORIZED TRAVEL EXPENSES OF NECESSARY TRAVEL OF EMPLOYEES DETAILED OR LOANED FROM ANOTHER FEDERAL AGENCY. AS FOLLOWS: A NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES OF THE NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION HAVE BEEN DETAILED TO THE SERVICE OF THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION. IN CONNECTION WITH THIS DETAIL IT WILL BECOME NECESSARY. WHICH WILL INVOLVE EXPENDITURES PURSUANT TO THE APPROVED TRAVEL REGULATIONS OF AMOUNTS FOR THE PAYMENT OF TRAVELING EXPENSES. YOUR DECISION IS THEREFORE REQUESTED AS TO WHETHER THE APPROPRIATIONS OF THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 1936 ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE EXPENSES ABOVE DESCRIBED. IT IS THE GENERAL RULE THAT THE SALARIES OF EMPLOYEES TEMPORARILY DETAILED OR LOANED FOR DUTY IN ANOTHER GOVERNMENT AGENCY OTHERWISE THAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH AN AGREEMENT UNDER SECTION 601 OF THE ACT OF JUNE 30.

A-64878, OCTOBER 24, 1935, 15 COMP. GEN. 334

TRAVEL EXPENSES - EMPLOYEES LOANED OR DETAILED - FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION THE APPROPRIATION FOR EXPENSES OF THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 1936, CONTAINING A SPECIFIC PROVISION FOR TRAVELING EXPENSES, IS AVAILABLE FOR AUTHORIZED TRAVEL EXPENSES OF NECESSARY TRAVEL OF EMPLOYEES DETAILED OR LOANED FROM ANOTHER FEDERAL AGENCY, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WORK FOR WHICH DETAILED OR LOANED.

COMPTROLLER GENERAL MCCARL TO THE CHAIRMAN, FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, OCTOBER 24, 1935:

THERE HAS BEEN RECEIVED YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 19, 1935, AS FOLLOWS:

A NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES OF THE NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION HAVE BEEN DETAILED TO THE SERVICE OF THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, REMAINING IN THE PAY OF THE NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION. IN CONNECTION WITH THIS DETAIL IT WILL BECOME NECESSARY, FROM TIME TO TIME, TO ASSIGN THESE EMPLOYEES TO FIELD WORK, WHICH WILL INVOLVE EXPENDITURES PURSUANT TO THE APPROVED TRAVEL REGULATIONS OF AMOUNTS FOR THE PAYMENT OF TRAVELING EXPENSES, PER DIEM, AND OTHER AUTHORIZED EXPENDITURES.

YOUR DECISION IS THEREFORE REQUESTED AS TO WHETHER THE APPROPRIATIONS OF THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 1936 ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE EXPENSES ABOVE DESCRIBED.

THANKING YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION TO THE REQUEST OF THE COMMISSION, I AM.

IT IS THE GENERAL RULE THAT THE SALARIES OF EMPLOYEES TEMPORARILY DETAILED OR LOANED FOR DUTY IN ANOTHER GOVERNMENT AGENCY OTHERWISE THAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH AN AGREEMENT UNDER SECTION 601 OF THE ACT OF JUNE 30, 1932 (47 STAT. 417), WILL REMAIN A CHARGE AGAINST THE APPROPRIATION OF THE ESTABLISHMENT BY WHICH SO DETAILED OR LOANED BUT THAT THEIR AUTHORIZED EXPENSES FOR ANY OFFICIAL TRAVEL PERFORMED IN CONNECTION WITH THE WORK FOR WHICH DETAILED OR LOANED WOULD BE A PROPER CHARGE AGAINST THE FUNDS OF THE AGENCY TO WHICH DETAILED OR LOANED (6 COMP. GEN. 217; 7 ID. 709; 10 ID. 131, 193, AND 275; A 50746, SEPT. 6, 1933).

AS THE APPROPRIATION FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION FOR 1936 CONTAINS A SPECIFIC PROVISION FOR TRAVELING EXPENSES, I HAVE TO ADVISE THAT SAID APPROPRIATION IS AVAILABLE FOR THE AUTHORIZED TRAVEL EXPENSES OF ANY NECESSARY TRAVEL ORDERED BY YOU OF THE EMPLOYEES IN QUESTION IN CONNECTION WITH THE WORK FOR WHICH THEY WERE DETAILED OR LOANED.