B-137142, JAN. 20, 1960

B-137142: Jan 20, 1960

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DURING WHICH PERIOD YOU WERE IN A NON PAY STATUS AS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY. YOUR CLAIM WAS DISALLOWED BY OUR CLAIMS DIVISION ON JULY 14. FOR THE REASON THAT IT DID NOT APPEAR FROM THE RECORD THAT YOU WERE ADMINISTRATIVELY PREVENTED FROM RENDERING SERVICE DURING THE PERIOD INVOLVED AND. SINCE NO SERVICES WERE PERFORMED. THERE WAS NO BASIS UPON WHICH YOU COULD BE PAID COMPENSATION FOR THE PERIOD. THE DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM WAS CAREFULLY REVIEWED BY US IN OUR DECISIONS OF OCTOBER 16. NO LEGAL BASIS WAS FOUND FOR THE ALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM. THERE IS NO FURTHER ACTION WE MAY TAKE IN THE MATTER.

B-137142, JAN. 20, 1960

TO MR. GEORGE D. NELSON:

ON DECEMBER 30, 1959, YOU REQUESTED "AN OPEN HEARING OR A COMMITTEE HEARING" IN YOUR PRESENCE CONCERNING A FURTHER REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION OF YOUR CLAIM FOR COMPENSATION FOR THE PERIOD OCTOBER 19, 1955, TO NOVEMBER 4, 1956, DURING WHICH PERIOD YOU WERE IN A NON PAY STATUS AS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, RED RIVER ARSENAL, TEXARKANA, TEXAS.

YOUR CLAIM WAS DISALLOWED BY OUR CLAIMS DIVISION ON JULY 14, 1958 (SETTLEMENT NO. Z-1886425), FOR THE REASON THAT IT DID NOT APPEAR FROM THE RECORD THAT YOU WERE ADMINISTRATIVELY PREVENTED FROM RENDERING SERVICE DURING THE PERIOD INVOLVED AND, SINCE NO SERVICES WERE PERFORMED, THERE WAS NO BASIS UPON WHICH YOU COULD BE PAID COMPENSATION FOR THE PERIOD. THE DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM WAS CAREFULLY REVIEWED BY US IN OUR DECISIONS OF OCTOBER 16, 1958, MARCH 13, 1959, AND MAY 20, 1959, TO YOU UNDER OUR DECISION NUMBER B-137142, AND NO LEGAL BASIS WAS FOUND FOR THE ALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM. SINCE ALL LEGAL ACTIONS ON CLAIMS BEFORE OUR OFFICE MUST BE MADE UPON THE BASIS OF THE WRITTEN RECORD, NO USEFUL PURPOSES WOULD BE SERVED BY YOUR PERSONALLY APPEARING BEFORE OUR OFFICE.

THEREFORE, SINCE YOUR PRESENT LETTER FURNISHES NO EVIDENCE OR MATERIAL INFORMATION NOT PREVIOUSLY CONSIDERED BY US, THERE IS NO FURTHER ACTION WE MAY TAKE IN THE MATTER.