B-163139, MAR. 22, 1968

B-163139: Mar 22, 1968

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RICHARD ALAN DWYER FOR $413.95 REPRESENTING AN AMOUNT THAT WAS SUSPENDED ADMINISTRATIVELY FROM THE TRAVEL VOUCHER SUBMITTED BY MR. DWYER WAS TRANSMITTED TO OUR OFFICE FOR SETTLEMENT. DWYER'S CLAIM AND SUPPORTING PAPERS ARE RETURNED HEREWITH AND OUR FILES IN THE MATTER ARE BEING CLOSED. IN THE EVENT SETTLEMENT IS EFFECTED ADMINISTRATIVELY NO FURTHER REPLY TO OUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 21. WILL BE REQUIRED.

B-163139, MAR. 22, 1968

TO MISS VIRGINIA WILLIAMS:

WE REFER TO YOUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 26, 1968, RELATIVE TO THE RECLAIM OF MR. RICHARD ALAN DWYER FOR $413.95 REPRESENTING AN AMOUNT THAT WAS SUSPENDED ADMINISTRATIVELY FROM THE TRAVEL VOUCHER SUBMITTED BY MR. DWYERIN REIMBURSEMENT OF AMOUNTS CLAIMED INCIDENT TO A PERMANENT TRANSFER OF OFFICIAL STATION FROM CAIRO, UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC TO WASHINGTON, D.C., WITH STOPOVERS FOR CONSULTATION EN ROUTE AND LEAVE OF ABSENCE IN INDIANA PRIOR TO REPORTING TO HIS NEW STATION IN WASHINGTON. FOLLOWING THE ADMINISTRATIVE SUSPENSION, THE CLAIM OF MR. DWYER WAS TRANSMITTED TO OUR OFFICE FOR SETTLEMENT.

BY LETTER OF FEBRUARY 21, 1968, B-163139, WE BROUGHT CERTAIN MATTERS TO THE ATTENTION OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICE DIVISION, OFFICE OF OPERATIONS, DEPARTMENT OF STATE, AND REQUESTED FURTHER INFORMATION FOR USE IN SETTLING MR. DWYER'S RECLAIM. AFTER RECONSIDERATION OF ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO MR. DWYER'S RECLAIM, INCLUDING THOSE CONTAINED IN OUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 21, YOU NOW SUGGEST THAT SUCH CLAIM BE RETURNED FOR PAYMENT BY YOUR OFFICE.

WE INTERPOSE NO OBJECTION TO ALLOWANCE OF MR. DWYER'S RECLAIM IN SUCH AN AMOUNT AS MAY BE DUE CONSISTENT WITH THE MATTERS DISCUSSED IN OUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 21, 1968, REFERRED TO ABOVE.

ACCORDINGLY, MR. DWYER'S CLAIM AND SUPPORTING PAPERS ARE RETURNED HEREWITH AND OUR FILES IN THE MATTER ARE BEING CLOSED. IN THE EVENT SETTLEMENT IS EFFECTED ADMINISTRATIVELY NO FURTHER REPLY TO OUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 21, 1968, WILL BE REQUIRED.