Claim For Reimbursement of Attorney's Fees

B-160040: Jan 3, 1978

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The Chief of the Accounting Section, Office of the Controller, Drug Enforcement Administration, requested reconsideration of a decision disallowing an employee's claim for reimbursement of attorney's fees incurred in connection with the purchase and sale of residences incident to a permanent change of station. The previous decision was sustained because the employee's real estate transactions occurred before a decision which modified requirements for prospective reimbursement and the employee failed to submit an itemized statement of legal fees.