B-79259, SEP 20, 1948

B-79259: Sep 20, 1948

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THERE WAS FORWARDED TO THIS OFFICE YOUR LETTER OF JULY 20. REQUESTING DECISION WHETHER PAYMENT IS LEGALLY AUTHORIZED ON A VOUCHER. THAT SHE WAS IN FACT DEPENDENT UPON THE OFFICER FOR CHIEF SUPPORT DURING THE PERIOD FROM DECEMBER 1. THE OFFICER WILL BE CONSIDERED TO HAVE HAD A DEPENDENT (AUNT IN LOCO PARENTIS) WITHIN THE MEANING OF SECTION 4 OF THE PAY READJUSTMENT ACT OF 1942. IS AUTHORIZED. THE VOUCHER SHOULD BE AMENDED TO SHOW THAT THE DEPENDENT IS AN AUNT IN LOCO PARENTIS. THE OTHER PAPERS SUBMITTED WITH YOUR LETTER ARE RETAINED IN THIS OFFICE. SHOULD BE ATTACHED TO THE VOUCHER ON WHICH PAYMENT IS MADE.

B-79259, SEP 20, 1948

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LIEUTENANT COLONEL S. A. FULCHER, USAF, DISBURSING OFFICER:

THROUGH HEADQUARTERS, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE,

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE:

BY SECOND ENDORSEMENT DATED AUGUST 6, 1948, OF THE CIVILIAN DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE, THERE WAS FORWARDED TO THIS OFFICE YOUR LETTER OF JULY 20, 1948, REQUESTING DECISION WHETHER PAYMENT IS LEGALLY AUTHORIZED ON A VOUCHER, TRANSMITTED THEREWITH, STATED IN FAVOR OF FIRST LIEUTENANT MILTON B. PULCH, AO 589675, USAF, COVERING INCREASED RENTAL AND SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCES AS FOR AN OFFICER WITH DEPENDENTS (AUNT IN LOCO PARENTIS) FOR THE PERIOD FROM DECEMBER 1, 1945, TO MARCH 30, 1946.

IT APPEARS FROM THE EVIDENCE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR LETTER THAT THE AUNT (MRS. MYRTLE E. LAYER, 209 12TH AVENUE, N.E., ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA) HAS STOOD IN LOCO PARENTIS TO THE OFFICER FOR A CONTINUOUS PERIOD OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE YEARS, AND THAT SHE WAS IN FACT DEPENDENT UPON THE OFFICER FOR CHIEF SUPPORT DURING THE PERIOD FROM DECEMBER 1, 1945, TO MARCH 30, 1946. ACCORDINGLY, THE OFFICER WILL BE CONSIDERED TO HAVE HAD A DEPENDENT (AUNT IN LOCO PARENTIS) WITHIN THE MEANING OF SECTION 4 OF THE PAY READJUSTMENT ACT OF 1942, 56 STAT. 361, AS AMENDED BY THE ACT NOVEMBER 24, 1945, 59 STAT. 587, AND PAYMENT ON THE VOUCHER, RETURNED HEREWITH, IS AUTHORIZED, IF OTHERWISE CORRECT. THE VOUCHER SHOULD BE AMENDED TO SHOW THAT THE DEPENDENT IS AN AUNT IN LOCO PARENTIS. THE OTHER PAPERS SUBMITTED WITH YOUR LETTER ARE RETAINED IN THIS OFFICE.

THIS DECISION, OR COPY THEREOF, SHOULD BE ATTACHED TO THE VOUCHER ON WHICH PAYMENT IS MADE.