B-109405, AUG. 4, 1966

B-109405: Aug 4, 1966

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TO THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE: WE HAVE REVIEWED THE PROPOSED CHANGES TO ASPR SUBMITTED TO OUR OFFICE BY THE CHAIRMAN. THE STATED PURPOSE OF THE REVISIONS IS TO INCORPORATE EXISTING DEPARTMENTAL PROCEDURES INTO THE ASPR. WE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE THE REGIONAL OFFICE THAT HAS RESPONSIBILITY FOR SITE AUDITS OF THE CONTRACT RECORDS RECEIVE THE COPY OF THE NOTICE OF TERMINATION AND SUGGEST THAT THE FIRST FULL SENTENCE READ AS FOLLOWS: "THE TCO SHALL PROMPTLY SEND A COPY OF THE NOTICE OF TERMINATION TO THE REGIONAL OFFICE OF THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE SERVING THE GEOGRAPHICAL AREA IN WHICH WORK UNDER THE TERMINATED CONTRACT WAS PERFORMED.'. ARE NOT IN FAVOR OF THE PROPOSED CHANGE AND PREFER THAT THE COPY OF THE NOTICE CONTINUE TO BE SENT TO THE APPLICABLE REGIONAL OFFICE.

B-109405, AUG. 4, 1966

TO THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE:

WE HAVE REVIEWED THE PROPOSED CHANGES TO ASPR SUBMITTED TO OUR OFFICE BY THE CHAIRMAN, ASPR COMMITTEE, ON JUNE 13, 1966, CONSISTING OF REVISIONS TO SECTION VIII--- TERMINATIONS. THE STATED PURPOSE OF THE REVISIONS IS TO INCORPORATE EXISTING DEPARTMENTAL PROCEDURES INTO THE ASPR, WITH NO SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE IN POLICY. WE WOULD LIKE TO SUGGEST CHANGES TO PARAGRAPHS 8-403 AND 8-404.6 WHICH RELATE TO FURNISHING NOTICE TO THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE.

PARAGRAPH 8-403 NOTICE TO THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE. WE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE THE REGIONAL OFFICE THAT HAS RESPONSIBILITY FOR SITE AUDITS OF THE CONTRACT RECORDS RECEIVE THE COPY OF THE NOTICE OF TERMINATION AND SUGGEST THAT THE FIRST FULL SENTENCE READ AS FOLLOWS:

"THE TCO SHALL PROMPTLY SEND A COPY OF THE NOTICE OF TERMINATION TO THE REGIONAL OFFICE OF THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE SERVING THE GEOGRAPHICAL AREA IN WHICH WORK UNDER THE TERMINATED CONTRACT WAS PERFORMED.'

PARAGRAPH 8-404.6 NOTICE TO GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICER OF AUDIT STATUS DATE. THE WORD OFFICER IN THE SUBTITLE SHOULD BE CHANGED TO OFFICE. ARE NOT IN FAVOR OF THE PROPOSED CHANGE AND PREFER THAT THE COPY OF THE NOTICE CONTINUE TO BE SENT TO THE APPLICABLE REGIONAL OFFICE. THE PROVISION IN THE CURRENT ASPR SHOULD REMAIN AS IS EXCEPT THAT THE WORD "ZONE" SHOULD BE DELETED.