B-140927, NOV. 10, 1959

B-140927: Nov 10, 1959

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WHICH WAS DISALLOWED IN OUR SETTLEMENT OF JULY 8. THE MATTER OF THE PER DIEM IN LIEU OF SUBSISTENCE IN YOUR CLAIM IS BEING RECONSIDERED IN THE LIGHT OF THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH 6.11 OF THE STANDARDIZED GOVERNMENT TRAVEL REGULATIONS AND THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THE CIVILIAN PERSONNEL REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY.

B-140927, NOV. 10, 1959

TO MR. STANLEY M. LAWRENCE:

YOUR LETTER OF SEPTEMBER 23, 1959, WITH ENCLOSURES, REQUESTS RECONSIDERATION OF YOUR CLAIM FOR $5.25, REPRESENTING YOUR HOTEL EXPENSE ON DECEMBER 15, 1958, WHICH WAS DISALLOWED IN OUR SETTLEMENT OF JULY 8, 1959.

AS STATED IN THE SETTLEMENT, PARAGRAPH 6.1 OF THE STANDARDIZED GOVERNMENT TRAVEL REGULATIONS PRECLUDES THE ALLOWANCE OF HOTEL OR LODGING EXPENSES, SUCH AS CLAIMED BY YOU, SEPARATELY FROM OR IN ADDITION TO THE AUTHORIZED PER DIEM IN LIEU OF SUBSISTENCE STATED IN YOUR TRAVEL ORDER NO. 1100-33- 58. HOWEVER, IN VIEW OF THE EXPLANATION CONTAINED IN THE RECORD CONCERNING THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE TRAVEL INVOLVED, THE MATTER OF THE PER DIEM IN LIEU OF SUBSISTENCE IN YOUR CLAIM IS BEING RECONSIDERED IN THE LIGHT OF THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH 6.11 OF THE STANDARDIZED GOVERNMENT TRAVEL REGULATIONS AND THE PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THE CIVILIAN PERSONNEL REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, CPR T3.4-4A (7).