B-124377, AUG. 16, 1955

B-124377: Aug 16, 1955

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WITH THE REQUEST THAT AN ADVANCE DECISION BE RENDERED AS TO WHETHER PAYMENT ON THE VOUCHERS IS AUTHORIZED. WHICH WERE REIMBURSED TO THE CONTRACTOR ON D.O. SUBSEQUENTLY WERE COLLECTED AND TAKEN UP BY YOU IN OCTOBER 1954 BECAUSE OF GAO NOTICE OF EXCEPTION NO. 400024 TO THE PAYMENTS: CHART AGGREGATE AMOUNTS FOR THE ITEM UNDER ALL CONTRACTS AS SHOWN ITEMS BY SCHEDULE SUPPORTING RECLAIM . 183.35 THE PROPRIETY OF REIMBURSING THE CONTRACTOR FOR A PRO RATA SHARE OF THE ABOVE ITEMS OF EXPENSE UNDER ANOTHER CONTRACT CONTAINING REIMBURSEMENT PROVISIONS IDENTICAL TO THOSE HERE INVOLVED WAS CONSIDERED IN OUR DECISION OF AUGUST 3. PAYMENT ON THE PRESENT VOUCHERS IS AUTHORIZED TO THE EXTENT INDICATED IN SUCH DECISION.

B-124377, AUG. 16, 1955

TO LIEUTENANT COLONEL G. F. WANDRES, USAF, DISBURSING OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE:

YOUR LETTER OF MARCH 4, 1955, SBCFS/LA, TRANSMITS BUREAU VOUCHERS NOS. LBR-161, LBR-162 AND LBR-163, IN THE RESPECTIVE AMOUNTS OF $1,500.01, $310 AND $1,373.34, STATED IN FAVOR OF DOUGLAS AIRCRAFT COMPANY, INC., UNDER COST-PLUS-A-FIXED-FEE CONTRACTS NOS. AF33/600/5806, AF33/600/8503 AND AF33/600/9646, DATED AUGUST 14, 1951, APRIL 1, 1952, AND FEBRUARY 15, 1952, RESPECTIVELY, WITH THE REQUEST THAT AN ADVANCE DECISION BE RENDERED AS TO WHETHER PAYMENT ON THE VOUCHERS IS AUTHORIZED.

THE AMOUNTS OF THE VOUCHERS REPRESENT THE PRO RATA SHARE OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS OF GENERAL OFFICE OVERHEAD EXPENSE ALLOCATED TO THE CONTRACTOR'S LONG BEACH DIVISION FOR THE FISCAL PERIOD DECEMBER 1, 1951, TO NOVEMBER 30, 1952, WHICH WERE REIMBURSED TO THE CONTRACTOR ON D.O. VOUCHER NO. 7071 AND OTHERS, JUNE 1953 ACCOUNTS OF L. B. GRAHAM, BUT SUBSEQUENTLY WERE COLLECTED AND TAKEN UP BY YOU IN OCTOBER 1954 BECAUSE OF GAO NOTICE OF EXCEPTION NO. 400024 TO THE PAYMENTS:

CHART

AGGREGATE AMOUNTS FOR THE ITEM

UNDER ALL CONTRACTS AS SHOWN ITEMS

BY SCHEDULE SUPPORTING RECLAIM ----- ---------------------- ------- 1. ADVERTISING $1,265.03 2. MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSE:

(A) (B) (C) E. T. STERN, NEW YORK

OFFICE 983.14 (B) (E)

JAMES HARPER, SALES OBSERVER,

AND BROWN AND DUREAU, LTD., SALES

CONSULTANTS 229.05 (F) (G)

EUROPEAN OFFICE EXPENSE 706.13

TOTAL RECLAIMED: $3,183.35

THE PROPRIETY OF REIMBURSING THE CONTRACTOR FOR A PRO RATA SHARE OF THE ABOVE ITEMS OF EXPENSE UNDER ANOTHER CONTRACT CONTAINING REIMBURSEMENT PROVISIONS IDENTICAL TO THOSE HERE INVOLVED WAS CONSIDERED IN OUR DECISION OF AUGUST 3, 1955, B-124134, TO YOU. PAYMENT ON THE PRESENT VOUCHERS IS AUTHORIZED TO THE EXTENT INDICATED IN SUCH DECISION, IF OTHERWISE CORRECT.