B-126627, FEB. 13, 1956

B-126627: Feb 13, 1956

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TO THE HONORABLE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY: REFERENCE IS MADE TO LETTER OF JANUARY 11. THE FACTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES UPON WHICH THE RECOMMENDATION IS BASED ARE SET FORTH IN THE PAPERS WHICH ACCOMPANIED THE LETTER.

B-126627, FEB. 13, 1956

TO THE HONORABLE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO LETTER OF JANUARY 11, 1956, FROM THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY (LOGISTICS), RECOMMENDING REMISSION OF A PART OF THE LIQUIDATED DAMAGES WHICH ACCRUED UNDER CONTRACT NO. DA-19-016-ENG 2984, ENTERED INTO WITH THE GILBANE BUILDING COMPANY, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND. THE FACTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES UPON WHICH THE RECOMMENDATION IS BASED ARE SET FORTH IN THE PAPERS WHICH ACCOMPANIED THE LETTER.

BY REASON OF THE AUTHORITY VESTED IN ME BY THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 6 OF THE ARMED SERVICES PROCUREMENT ACT OF 1947, 62 STAT. 24, AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RECOMMENDATION MADE IN THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY'S LETTER, I HEREBY APPROVE REMISSION OF LIQUIDATED DAMAGES ASSESSED AND WITHHELD UNDER THE CONTRACT ON THE BASIS OF REDUCING THE RATE FROM $160 PER DAY TO $5 PER DAY.