B-79752, SEP 16, 1948

B-79752: Sep 16, 1948

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THERE WAS FORWARDED TO THIS OFFICE YOUR LETTER DATED AUGUST 6. REQUESTING DECISION WHETHER PAYMENT IS LEGALLY AUTHORIZED ON A VOUCHER. THAT SHE WAS IN FACT DEPENDENT ON THE OFFICER FOR CHIEF SUPPORT DURING THE PERIOD FROM JANUARY 1. THE OFFICER WILL BE CONSIDERED TO HAVE HAD A DEPENDENT (GRANDMOTHER IN LOCO PARENTIS). IS AUTHORIZED. THE OTHER PAPERS SUBMITTED WITH YOUR LETTER ARE RETAINED IN THIS OFFICE. SHOULD BE ATTACHED TO THE VOUCHER ON WHICH PAYMENT IS MADE.

B-79752, SEP 16, 1948

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MAJOR G. A. BRINGMAN, USAF, FINANCE OFFICER:

BY SECOND INDORSEMENT DATED AUGUST 24, 1948, OF HEADQUARTERS, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE, THERE WAS FORWARDED TO THIS OFFICE YOUR LETTER DATED AUGUST 6, 1948, REQUESTING DECISION WHETHER PAYMENT IS LEGALLY AUTHORIZED ON A VOUCHER, TRANSMITTED THEREWITH, STATED IN FAVOR OF FIRST LIEUTENANT SALLY L. GODBEE, N 726787, ANC, COVERING INCREASED RENTAL AND SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCES AS FOR AN OFFICER WITH DEPENDENT (GRANDMOTHER IN LOCO PARENTIS) FOR THE PERIOD FROM JANUARY 1, 1946, TO JULY 31, 1948.

IT APPEARS FROM THE EVIDENCE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR LETTER THAT THE GRANDMOTHER (MRS. SALLIE D. WATSON, NO. 2 MORNINGSIDE DR., MACON, GEORGIA) STOOD IN LOCO PARENTIS TO THE OFFICER FOR A CONTINUOUS PERIOD OF NOT LESS THAN FIVE YEARS, AND THAT SHE WAS IN FACT DEPENDENT ON THE OFFICER FOR CHIEF SUPPORT DURING THE PERIOD FROM JANUARY 1, 1946, TO JULY 31, 1948, THE CONCLUDING DATE OF THE OFFICER'S CERTIFICATE OF DEPENDENCY. ACCORDINGLY, THE OFFICER WILL BE CONSIDERED TO HAVE HAD A DEPENDENT (GRANDMOTHER IN LOCO PARENTIS), WITHIN THE MEANING OF SECTION 4 OF THE PAY READJUSTMENT ACT OF 1942, 56 STAT. 361, AS AMENDED BY THE ACT OF 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 THE DEPENDENT TO BE A GRANDMOTHER "IN LOCO PARENTIS."

THE OTHER PAPERS SUBMITTED WITH YOUR LETTER ARE RETAINED IN THIS OFFICE.

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