B-197826(1),L/M, MAR 25, 1980

B-197826(1),L/M: Mar 25, 1980

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TUCK: WE HAVE CONSIDERED YOUR CLAIM IN THE AMOUNT OF $77.70 FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES PAID TO AVIS RENT A CAR FOR DAMAGE TO ITS RENTAL VEHICLE INCURRED ON OCTOBER 10. WHILE YOU WERE ON OFFICIAL TRAVEL. YOU WERE LIABLE FOR DAMAGE NOT TO EXCEED $350 UNLESS YOU PURCHASED ADDITIONAL COVERAGE. SINCE THE GOVERNMENT WOULD NOT HAVE REIMBURSED YOU FOR THIS ADDITIONAL INSURANCE. WE ARE ALLOWING YOUR CLAIM FOR REIMBURSEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $77.70. CHECK IN THAT AMOUNT WILL BE ISSUED AND MAILED TO YOU SHORTLY.

B-197826(1),L/M, MAR 25, 1980

OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL

RICHARD E. TUCK:

WE HAVE CONSIDERED YOUR CLAIM IN THE AMOUNT OF $77.70 FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES PAID TO AVIS RENT A CAR FOR DAMAGE TO ITS RENTAL VEHICLE INCURRED ON OCTOBER 10, 1979, IN EL PASO, TEXAS, WHILE YOU WERE ON OFFICIAL TRAVEL. UNDER THE RENTAL CONTRACT, YOU WERE LIABLE FOR DAMAGE NOT TO EXCEED $350 UNLESS YOU PURCHASED ADDITIONAL COVERAGE. SINCE THE GOVERNMENT WOULD NOT HAVE REIMBURSED YOU FOR THIS ADDITIONAL INSURANCE, YOU PROPERLY DECLINED TO PURCHASE IT. UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES, THEREFORE, WE ARE ALLOWING YOUR CLAIM FOR REIMBURSEMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF $77.70. CHECK IN THAT AMOUNT WILL BE ISSUED AND MAILED TO YOU SHORTLY.