B-140126, AUG. 4, 1959

B-140126: Aug 4, 1959

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WE CONCUR IN THE COMMISSION'S VIEW AND ARE SO INFORMING YOU SO THAT APPROPRIATE ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION MAY BE TAKEN TO CLOSE HIS CASE. A COPY OF THIS LETTER IS BEING ENCLOSED WITH OUR LETTER TO REPRESENTATIVE HERBERT.

B-140126, AUG. 4, 1959

TO THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE:

BY REFERENCE FROM THE HONORABLE F. EDWARD HEBERT, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, WE RECEIVED A COPY OF LETTER DATED JUNE 30, 1959, FROM THE UNITED STATES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION TO HIM, CONCERNING THE PROMOTIONS OF PRIVATE EDWARD BOBACK, FORT MYER, VIRGINIA, IN POSSIBLE CONTRAVENTION OF THE SO-CALLED WHITTEN AMENDMENT, 5 U.S.C. 43, WHILE AN EMPLOYEE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

THE COMMISSION IN ITS LETTER TO REPRESENTATIVE HERBERT INFORMED HIM THAT SUBJECT TO THE CONCURRENCE OF OUR OFFICE CONCERNING ANY PAYMATTERS IN THE CASE, NO ADJUSTMENT OF THE PROMOTION ACTIONS OR RECOVERY OF SALARY PAYMENTS IN THE CASE OF PRIVATE EDWARD BOBACK WOULD BE REQUIRED.

WE CONCUR IN THE COMMISSION'S VIEW AND ARE SO INFORMING YOU SO THAT APPROPRIATE ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION MAY BE TAKEN TO CLOSE HIS CASE.

A COPY OF THIS LETTER IS BEING ENCLOSED WITH OUR LETTER TO REPRESENTATIVE HERBERT.