B-153458, JUL. 6, 1964

B-153458: Jul 6, 1964

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TO UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 5. SUIT WAS FILED BY YOUR COMPANY ON THIS CLAIM IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF CLAIMS. THE MATTER IS NOW PENDING IN UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY V. WHICH BILL AND BILLS OF LADING WERE THE SUBJECT OF THE SETTLEMENT CERTIFICATE WHICH YOU NOW REQUEST BE REVIEWED. THE UNIFORM POLICY OF THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE IS TO WITHHOLD FURTHER ACTION ON DISPUTED CLAIMS WHICH ARE PENDING IN COURT UNTIL SUCH TIME AS THE SUIT IS SETTLED. SINCE A DETERMINATION BY THE COURT WILL BE DISPOSITIVE OF YOUR CLAIM. NO FURTHER ACTION WILL BE TAKEN ON THE PRESENT RECORD ON YOUR REQUEST FOR REVIEW.

B-153458, JUL. 6, 1964

TO UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 5, 1964, FILE GW 288378, REQUESTING REVIEW OF OUR SETTLEMENT CERTIFICATE OF JUNE 25, 1963, WHICH DISALLOWED YOUR CLAIM FOR ADDITIONAL TRANSPORTATION CHARGES ON YOUR SUPPLEMENTAL BILL W-288378-A (OUR CLAIM TK-756535).

OUR RECORDS SHOW THAT ON APRIL 27, 1964, SUIT WAS FILED BY YOUR COMPANY ON THIS CLAIM IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF CLAIMS, AND THE MATTER IS NOW PENDING IN UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY V. UNITED STATES, CT.CL. NO. 115 -64. SHEET 16A OF YOUR SCHEDULE "A" IN THAT SUIT LISTS YOUR BILL W-288378 COVERING BILLS OF LADING AF 9925093, AF 802096 AND AF 735401, WHICH BILL AND BILLS OF LADING WERE THE SUBJECT OF THE SETTLEMENT CERTIFICATE WHICH YOU NOW REQUEST BE REVIEWED. THE UNIFORM POLICY OF THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE IS TO WITHHOLD FURTHER ACTION ON DISPUTED CLAIMS WHICH ARE PENDING IN COURT UNTIL SUCH TIME AS THE SUIT IS SETTLED.

ACCORDINGLY, AND SINCE A DETERMINATION BY THE COURT WILL BE DISPOSITIVE OF YOUR CLAIM, NO FURTHER ACTION WILL BE TAKEN ON THE PRESENT RECORD ON YOUR REQUEST FOR REVIEW.