B-74385, JUL. 8, 1957

B-74385: Jul 8, 1957

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CLAIMS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE UNDER THE FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT WILL BE SUPPORTED BY VOUCHERS SIGNED BY LOFTUS BECKER. WE ARE TODAY ADVISING THE DIRECTOR.

B-74385, JUL. 8, 1957

TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE:

ON JUNE 26, 1957, REFERENCE L/C, MR. LOFTUS BECKER, LEGAL ADVISER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, REFERRED TO OUR LETTER OF JULY 1, 1953, REGARDING THE AUTHORITY, 22 C.F.R. 62.2, OF THE LEGAL ADVISER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE TO SETTLE CLAIMS UNDER THE FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT, 60 STAT. 842, AND REQUESTED THAT OUR DIRECTOR OF AUDITS BE ADVISED THAT, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, CLAIMS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE UNDER THE FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT WILL BE SUPPORTED BY VOUCHERS SIGNED BY LOFTUS BECKER, LEGAL ADVISER. WE ARE TODAY ADVISING THE DIRECTOR, CIVIL ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING DIVISION, TO THAT EFFECT.