B-96016, FEB 25, 1955

B-96016: Feb 25, 1955

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FINANCE CENTER: REFERENCE IS MADE TO THE DECISION TO YOU OF DECEMBER 2. IN THE DECISION THERE WAS OVERLOOKED THE FACT THAT CLAIMS (AS DISTINGUISHED FROM CURRENT OBLIGATIONS) ARISING FROM THE CORRECTION OF MILITARY RECORDS PURSUANT TO SECTION 207 OF THE LEGISLATIVE REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1946.

B-96016, FEB 25, 1955

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CAPTAIN C. L. CARDWELL, FINANCE CENTER:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO THE DECISION TO YOU OF DECEMBER 2, 1954, B 96016, REGARDING THE RIGHT OF ROBERT L. SCHINDEL, TO REPAYMENT OF DEPOSITS AND INTERESTS INCIDENT TO HIS ENLISTMENT IN THE ARMY ENTERED INTO MARCH 14, 1904.

IN THE DECISION THERE WAS OVERLOOKED THE FACT THAT CLAIMS (AS DISTINGUISHED FROM CURRENT OBLIGATIONS) ARISING FROM THE CORRECTION OF MILITARY RECORDS PURSUANT TO SECTION 207 OF THE LEGISLATIVE REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1946, AS AMENDED BY THE ACT OF OCTOBER 25, 1951, 65 STAT. 655, MAY BE PAID FROM THE APPROPRIATION "CLAIMS, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE." SEE 33 COMP.GEN. 171. ACCORDINGLY, THE APPROPRIATION "CLAIMS, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE" SHOULD BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPROPRIATION REFERRED TO IN THE DECISION.