B-163813, JAN. 27, 1969

B-163813: Jan 27, 1969

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THE OVERPAYMENTS OF THE SALARY TO THE EMPLOYEES IN QUESTION HAVE BEEN THE SUBJECT OF PRIVATE RELIEF BILLS H.R. 18017. MICHALSKI WAS OVERPAID $932 FOR THE PERIODS APRIL 26. LANDRETH AND WERNER WERE BOTH OVERPAID $1. THE EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE REFUNDED ANY PART OF THE INDEBTEDNESS SHOULD BE ADVISED THAT THEY HAVE TWO YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE WAIVER IN WHICH TO FILE FOR REFUND OF ANY AMOUNTS COLLECTED FROM THEM BECAUSE OF THE SALARY OVERPAYMENTS.

B-163813, JAN. 27, 1969

TO MR. SECRETARY:

WE REFER TO THE INDEBTEDNESS OF MESSRS. EARL F. WERNER, THADDEUS L. MICHALSKI AND RUBENSTEIN D. LANDRETH, CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE AT SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, TEXAS, RESULTING FROM THE OVERPAYMENTS OF SALARY DUE TO ADMINISTRATIVE ERRORS.

THE OVERPAYMENTS OF THE SALARY TO THE EMPLOYEES IN QUESTION HAVE BEEN THE SUBJECT OF PRIVATE RELIEF BILLS H.R. 18017, H.R. 18016 AND H.R. 18234, 90TH CONGRESS 2D SESSION. THE RECORD SHOWS THAT MR. MICHALSKI WAS OVERPAID $932 FOR THE PERIODS APRIL 26, 1964, THROUGH JANUARY 28, 1967, AND FEBRUARY 12, 1967, THROUGH JANUARY 13, 1968, AND THAT AS OF SEPTEMBER 7, 1968, HE HAD REPAID $95.20 BY PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS. MESSRS. LANDRETH AND WERNER WERE BOTH OVERPAID $1,828.40 FOR THE PERIOD OCTOBER 21, 1962, THROUGH DECEMBER 30, 1967. AS OF AUGUST 10, 1968, MR. LANDRETH HAD REPAID $72 OF HIS INDEBTEDNESS BY PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS. MR. WERNER HAS REPAID NO PORTION OF HIS INDEBTEDNESS.

UNDER THE AUTHORITY CONFERRED BY PUBLIC LAW 90-616 OF OCTOBER 21, 1968, 82 STAT. 1212, 5 U.S.C. 5584, AND UPON CONSIDERATION OF THE FACTS SURROUNDING THE OVERPAYMENTS, WE HEREBY WAIVE THE ABOVE CLAIMS OF THE UNITED STATES AGAINST MESSRS. WERNER, MICHALSKI AND LANDRETH. THE DEPARTMENT SHOULD INFORM THE EMPLOYEES OF OUR ACTION. THE EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE REFUNDED ANY PART OF THE INDEBTEDNESS SHOULD BE ADVISED THAT THEY HAVE TWO YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THE WAIVER IN WHICH TO FILE FOR REFUND OF ANY AMOUNTS COLLECTED FROM THEM BECAUSE OF THE SALARY OVERPAYMENTS.