B-124889, DEC. 8, 1955

B-124889: Dec 8, 1955

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WHILE THE OFFICER WAS ON TRAINING DUTY. IT APPEARS THAT THE CHILD WAS BORN ON JULY 4. THE OFFICER WILL BE CONSIDERED TO HAVE A DEPENDENT (UNMARRIED MINOR STEPCHILD) WITHIN THE MEANING OF SECTION 102 (G) OF THE CAREER COMPENSATION ACT OF 1949. PAYMENT TO HIM OF AN INCREASED BASIC ALLOWANCE FOR QUARTERS AS FOR AN OFFICER WITH A DEPENDENT IS AUTHORIZED FOR THE PERIOD FROM JUNE 13. THE DEPENDENCY CERTIFICATE (DD FORM 137) IS RETURNED. SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN THE ACCOUNT WHERE CREDIT FOR THE PAYMENT AUTHORIZED IS CLAIMED.

B-124889, DEC. 8, 1955

TO J. F. SCRUDATO, DISBURSING OFFICER:

YOUR LETTER OF JUNE 21, 1955, REQUESTS AN ADVANCE DECISION AS TO WHETHER LIEUTENANT JOHN H. JAESCHKE, JR., 378977 USNR-R, MAY BE CREDITED WITH AN INCREASED BASIC ALLOWANCE FOR QUARTERS ON ACCOUNT OF A STEPCHILD (LEO A. MOORE, III) FOR THE PERIOD FROM JUNE 13, 1955, TO JUNE 26, 1955, WHILE THE OFFICER WAS ON TRAINING DUTY.

IT APPEARS THAT THE CHILD WAS BORN ON JULY 4, 1943. THE OFFICER'S DEPENDENCY CERTIFICATE (DD FORM 137) RELATES THAT THE CHILD'S BLOOD PARENT (MOTHER) DIED ON MARCH 3, 1955; THAT THE CHILD RESIDES WITH THE OFFICER; THAT THE OFFICER CONTRIBUTES $75 A MONTH FOR THE CARE, MAINTENANCE, SUPPORT AND EDUCATION OF THE CHILD; AND THAT THE CHILD HAS NO OTHER INCOME.

ON THE EVIDENCE SUBMITTED, THE OFFICER WILL BE CONSIDERED TO HAVE A DEPENDENT (UNMARRIED MINOR STEPCHILD) WITHIN THE MEANING OF SECTION 102 (G) OF THE CAREER COMPENSATION ACT OF 1949, 63 STAT. 804, AND PAYMENT TO HIM OF AN INCREASED BASIC ALLOWANCE FOR QUARTERS AS FOR AN OFFICER WITH A DEPENDENT IS AUTHORIZED FOR THE PERIOD FROM JUNE 13, 1955, TO JUNE 26, 1955, WHILE ON TRAINING DUTY. SEE 30 COMP. GEN. 144.

THE DEPENDENCY CERTIFICATE (DD FORM 137) IS RETURNED. SUCH CERTIFICATE, TOGETHER WITH THIS DECISION, OR A COPY, SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN THE ACCOUNT WHERE CREDIT FOR THE PAYMENT AUTHORIZED IS CLAIMED.