B-125739, DEC. 19, 1955

B-125739: Dec 19, 1955

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MORTON: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 3. YOU WERE AUTHORIZED PAYMENT OF $258.77 FOR OVERTIME SERVICES RENDERED AS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1. WAS ISSUED IN THE AMOUNT OF $192.45. THE CHECK IS ON FILE IN OUR OFFICE. WAS PAID BY THE TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES ON OCTOBER 26. THE BALANCE OF $66.32 WAS DEPOSITED IN THE TREASURY OF THE UNITED STATES. YOU WERE DENIED PAYMENT OF OVERTIME FOR THE PERIOD MARCH 1 TO JUNE 30. WERE NOT AVAILABLE FOR PAYMENT OF OVERTIME COMPENSATION AFTER TRANSFER TO THE NAVY DEPARTMENT.

B-125739, DEC. 19, 1955

TO MR. FRED E. MORTON:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 3, 1955, FORWARDED TO OUR OFFICE FROM THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD, MAKING CLAIM FOR COMPENSATION FOR OVERTIME SERVICES RENDERED DURING THE PERIOD MARCH 1 THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 1942, AS ASSISTANT INSPECTOR OF HULLS, UNITED STATES COAST GUARD, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA.

THE RECORDS ON FILE IN OUR OFFICE SHOW THAT BY SETTLEMENT OF SEPTEMBER 9, 1948, YOU WERE AUTHORIZED PAYMENT OF $258.77 FOR OVERTIME SERVICES RENDERED AS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 1942, TO JANUARY 2, 1943. CHECK NO. 70,432,647, DATED OCTOBER 19, 1948, WAS ISSUED IN THE AMOUNT OF $192.45, DRAWN TO YOUR ORDER BY PAUL D. BANNING, SYMBOL NO. 300. THE CHECK IS ON FILE IN OUR OFFICE, BEARING YOUR SIGNATURE, AND WAS PAID BY THE TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES ON OCTOBER 26, 1948. THE BALANCE OF $66.32 WAS DEPOSITED IN THE TREASURY OF THE UNITED STATES, $38.82 REPRESENTING FEDERAL WITHHOLDING TAX, AND $27.50 REPRESENTING YOUR INDEBTEDNESS TO THE UNITED STATES BY REASON OF OVERPAYMENT OF PAY AND ALLOWANCES ON PRIOR VOUCHERS. YOU WERE DENIED PAYMENT OF OVERTIME FOR THE PERIOD MARCH 1 TO JUNE 30, 1942, ON THE GROUNDS THAT THE FUNDS APPROPRIATED FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 1942, AND TRANSFERRED WITH THE EMPLOYEES FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE TO THE COAST GUARD, WERE NOT AVAILABLE FOR PAYMENT OF OVERTIME COMPENSATION AFTER TRANSFER TO THE NAVY DEPARTMENT. HOWEVER, IN VIEW OF THE INFORMATION NOW OF RECORD YOUR CLAIM FOR OVERTIME COMPENSATION FOR THE PERIOD MARCH 1 TO JUNE 30, 1942, WILL BE ..END :