B-158803, MAY 9, 1966

B-158803: May 9, 1966

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WHICH WAS ALSO THE SUBJECT OF YOUR PREVIOUS LETTER OF MARCH 22. IT IS HOPED THAT THE ACTION INDICATED BY DSA CORRECTS AND WILL PREVENT A REPETITION OF THIS PROBLEM. WE ASSUME THE INVOICES YOU REFER TO AS OUTSTANDING ARE FOR THE SAME CONTRACTS MENTIONED IN YOUR LETTER OF MARCH 22. ENCLOSED ARE COPIES OF OUR LETTERS OF TODAY AGAIN CALLING THIS MATTER TO THE ATTENTION OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEFENSE SUPPLY AGENCY AND THE SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE AND SUGGESTING THAT ANY NECESSARY AND APPROPRIATE ACTION BE TAKEN TO CORRECT THIS MATTER.

B-158803, MAY 9, 1966

TO LAPOINTE INDUSTRIES, INC.:

YOUR LETTER OF APRIL 12, 1966, MAKES FURTHER REFERENCE TO A PROBLEM CONCERNING TIMELY PAYMENT OF INVOICES UNDER GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS, WHICH WAS ALSO THE SUBJECT OF YOUR PREVIOUS LETTER OF MARCH 22, 1966.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS OFFICE HAS BY LETTERS DATED APRIL 14, 1966, B -158803, BROUGHT THIS MATTER TO THE ATTENTION OF THE DIRECTOR, DEFENSE SUPPLY AGENCY AND THE SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE. THE DIRECTOR, DEFENSE SUPPLY AGENCY (DSA) SENT THE ENCLOSED LETTER OF MAY 2, 1966, IN REPLY TO OUR LETTER OF APRIL 14TH. IT IS HOPED THAT THE ACTION INDICATED BY DSA CORRECTS AND WILL PREVENT A REPETITION OF THIS PROBLEM.

SINCE YOUR LETTER OF APRIL 12, 1966, DOES NOT IDENTIFY ANY NEW CONTRACTS, WE ASSUME THE INVOICES YOU REFER TO AS OUTSTANDING ARE FOR THE SAME CONTRACTS MENTIONED IN YOUR LETTER OF MARCH 22, 1966.

ENCLOSED ARE COPIES OF OUR LETTERS OF TODAY AGAIN CALLING THIS MATTER TO THE ATTENTION OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEFENSE SUPPLY AGENCY AND THE SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE AND SUGGESTING THAT ANY NECESSARY AND APPROPRIATE ACTION BE TAKEN TO CORRECT THIS MATTER.