B-148868, AUG. 14, 1962

B-148868: Aug 14, 1962

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RETIRED PAY DEPARTMENT: ENCLOSED FOR YOUR INFORMATION IS A COPY OF OUR LETTER OF TODAY. INCLUSIVE) WAS LESS THAN $10.

B-148868, AUG. 14, 1962

TO COMMANDER M. M. ALEXANDER, SC, USNR, HEAD, RETIRED PAY DEPARTMENT:

ENCLOSED FOR YOUR INFORMATION IS A COPY OF OUR LETTER OF TODAY, B 148868, TO LIEUTENANT STUART M. STEEN, USN, RETIRED, 483663, RELATIVE TO HIS RETIRED PAY STATUS AND THE PROPER APPLICATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 212 OF THE ECONOMY ACT OF JUNE 30, 1932, AS AMENDED, 5 U.S.C. 59A. SEE YOUR LETTER OF MARCH 26, 1962 (XPA:69:42) ADDRESSED TO THE CLAIMS DIVISION OF THIS OFFICE ON THIS SAME MATTER.

SINCE IT APPEARS THAT THE COMBINED AMOUNT OF RETIRED PAY PAYABLE AND CIVILIAN COMPENSATION RECEIVED BY LIEUTENANT STEEN DURING THE CALENDAR YEAR 1959 (JANUARY 1 TO DECEMBER 31, 1959, INCLUSIVE) WAS LESS THAN $10,000 (SEE DELLINGER V. UNITED STATES, CT.CL.NO. 83-61, MAY 9, 1962), THE FULL AMOUNT OF RETIRED PAY WHICH ACCRUED TO LIEUTENANT STEEN FOR THE PERIOD AUGUST 17, 1959, TO DECEMBER 31, 1959, INCLUSIVE, SHOULD BE CREDITED IN HIS ACCOUNT. SEE B-149203, AUGUST 2, 1962, COPY HEREWITH.