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SEFEKAR'S REQUEST FOR WAIVER WOULD BE WITHHELD UNTIL WE HAVE RECEIVED A REPORT RELATIVE TO THE ERRONEOUS PAYMENTS FROM THE DEFENSE SUPPLY AGENCY. WE HAVE CONCLUDED THAT THE CLAIM OF THE GOVERNMENT AGAINST MR. SEFEKAR APPROPRIATELY MAY BE AND HEREBY IS WAIVED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF PUBLIC LAW 90-616. IT IS REQUESTED THAT YOU PROMPTLY ADVISE MR. SEFEKAR THAT WE HAVE WAIVED THE CLAIM OF THE GOVERNMENT AGAINST HIM IN THE AMOUNT OF THE ERRONEOUS SALARY PAYMENTS IN QUESTION AND THAT HE MAY OBTAIN REFUND OF ANY AMOUNTS COLLECTED FROM HIM IN LIQUIDATION OF THE INDEBTEDNESS WHICH HEREBY IS WAIVED UPON HIS FILING WITH THE EMPLOYING AGENCY AT THE TIME OF THE ERRONEOUS PAYMENTS A CLAIM FOR REFUND WITHIN 2 YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THIS LETTER.

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B-151483, APR. 2, 1969

TO MR. SANDOVAL:

WE REFER TO LETTER OF DECEMBER 5, 1968, FROM YOUR ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR FOR ADMINISTRATION, CONCERNING WAIVER OF THE GOVERNMENT'S CLAIM AGAINST MR. JOSEPH SEFEKAR REPRESENTING ERRONEOUS PAYMENTS OF PAY RECEIVED BY HIM AS A RESULT OF ADMINISTRATIVE ERROR. WE ADVISED YOUR ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR IN OUR LETTERS OF JANUARY 7 AND MARCH 12, 1969, B-151483, THAT OUR ACTION UPON MR. SEFEKAR'S REQUEST FOR WAIVER WOULD BE WITHHELD UNTIL WE HAVE RECEIVED A REPORT RELATIVE TO THE ERRONEOUS PAYMENTS FROM THE DEFENSE SUPPLY AGENCY.

THAT REPORT NOW HAS BEEN RECEIVED. AFTER OUR REVIEW OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN, AS WELL AS THAT APPEARING IN OUR OWN FILES RELATIVE TO MR. SEFEKAR'S CASE, WE HAVE CONCLUDED THAT THE CLAIM OF THE GOVERNMENT AGAINST MR. SEFEKAR APPROPRIATELY MAY BE AND HEREBY IS WAIVED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF PUBLIC LAW 90-616, APPROVED OCTOBER 21, 1968. IT IS REQUESTED THAT YOU PROMPTLY ADVISE MR. SEFEKAR THAT WE HAVE WAIVED THE CLAIM OF THE GOVERNMENT AGAINST HIM IN THE AMOUNT OF THE ERRONEOUS SALARY PAYMENTS IN QUESTION AND THAT HE MAY OBTAIN REFUND OF ANY AMOUNTS COLLECTED FROM HIM IN LIQUIDATION OF THE INDEBTEDNESS WHICH HEREBY IS WAIVED UPON HIS FILING WITH THE EMPLOYING AGENCY AT THE TIME OF THE ERRONEOUS PAYMENTS A CLAIM FOR REFUND WITHIN 2 YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THIS LETTER.

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