B-122973, NOV. 23, 1955

B-122973: Nov 23, 1955

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TO THE HONORABLE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR: REFERENCE IS MADE TO LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 16. WAIVER OF LIQUIDATED DAMAGES ASSESSED UNDER THE ABOVE-CITED CONTRACT IS HEREBY APPROVED. WHICH WAS DEDUCTED AS LIQUIDATED DAMAGES IN MAKING PAYMENT TO THE CONTRACTOR. IS AUTHORIZED. THE PAPERS TRANSMITTED WITH THE SOLICITOR'S LETTER ARE RETURNED AS REQUESTED.

B-122973, NOV. 23, 1955

TO THE HONORABLE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 16, 1955, FROM THE SOLICITOR, RECOMMENDING THAT BINGHAM CONSTRUCTION COMPANY BE RELIEVED FROM LIABILITY FOR PAYMENT OF THE SUM OF $260, WHICH ACCRUED TO THE UNITED STATES AS LIQUIDATED DAMAGES FOR 52 DAYS OF THE DELAY INCURRED IN PERFORMANCE OF BUREAU OF RECLAMATION CONTRACT NO. 14-06-200-3213, DATED JUNE 17, 1954.

BY VIRTUE OF THE AUTHORITY CONFERRED BY THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 10 (A) OF THE ACT OF SEPTEMBER 5, 1950, 64 STAT. 578, 591, WAIVER OF LIQUIDATED DAMAGES ASSESSED UNDER THE ABOVE-CITED CONTRACT IS HEREBY APPROVED. ACCORDINGLY, REMISSION TO THE CONTRACTOR OF SAID SUM OF $260, WHICH WAS DEDUCTED AS LIQUIDATED DAMAGES IN MAKING PAYMENT TO THE CONTRACTOR, IS AUTHORIZED.

THE PAPERS TRANSMITTED WITH THE SOLICITOR'S LETTER ARE RETURNED AS REQUESTED.