B-107439-(2), JUL 29, 1952

B-107439-(2): Jul 29, 1952

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MANDIGO: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTERS OF DECEMBER 5. THE SAID CLAIM WAS DISALLOWED ON THE GROUND THAT THE ACTION TAKEN ON MR. CACCO'S CASE BY THE ARMY BOARD ON CORRECTION OF MILITARY RECORDS UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF SECTION 207 OF THE LEGISLATIVE REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1946 WAS WITHOUT EFFECT TO ENTITLE HIM TO THE MONEYS CLAIMED. 27 COMP. THE SAID SECTION 207 WAS AMENDED BY THE ACT OF OCTOBER 25. YOUR LETTERS ARE BEING FORWARDED TO THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR APPROPRIATE ACTION AS AUTHORIZED BY THE SAID AMENDMENT.

B-107439-(2), JUL 29, 1952

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MR. ROY A. MANDIGO:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTERS OF DECEMBER 5, 1951, AND MAY 26, 1952, RELATIVE TO THE SETTLEMENT OF THE CLAIMS DIVISION OF THIS OFFICE DATED APRIL 5, 1950, WHICH DISALLOWED A CLAIM OF MR. NICKOLAS A. CACCO FOR MONEYS BELIEVED TO BE DUE INCIDENT TO HIS SERVICE AS AN ENLISTED MAN, ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES.

THE SAID CLAIM WAS DISALLOWED ON THE GROUND THAT THE ACTION TAKEN ON MR. CACCO'S CASE BY THE ARMY BOARD ON CORRECTION OF MILITARY RECORDS UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF SECTION 207 OF THE LEGISLATIVE REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1946 WAS WITHOUT EFFECT TO ENTITLE HIM TO THE MONEYS CLAIMED. 27 COMP. GEN. 665. HOWEVER, THE SAID SECTION 207 WAS AMENDED BY THE ACT OF OCTOBER 25, 1951, 65 STAT. 655, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE PAYMENT BY THE DEPARTMENT CONCERNED OF CLAIMS FOUND TO BE DUE AS A RESULT OF ACTION TAKEN UNDER THAT SECTION.

ACCORDINGLY, YOUR LETTERS ARE BEING FORWARDED TO THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR APPROPRIATE ACTION AS AUTHORIZED BY THE SAID AMENDMENT.