- h . CWOMPTROLLER GENt IAL Or THI UNIThD STAThS WASHINGTOP., D.C *0548 I'178924 AUG 21 197 I~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ the Honorsble reter W. Uodiuo, Jr, Chatruan, Cnnittes on the .Ju--oA-ry Rouse of Reprmesntattvea lsat Xrs Chairasa; Rsforance aImade to your letter dated Jwie 15, 1973, uqueasting our vtwa on 11R.. 5565, a bill for thn relief of Co4ndPr Howard A. tfltaor, Unitod Staten Navel ReMats. S The bill vould reliave Cournwder Weltuer of hin liability to the Unttad States in the atwit of $8t567.53, stated to represent overpay- sets of active duty pay a4 a iaceer of the Unitod Stntos Iaval Rosewo Lu the yiara 1951 through Htrch ,970 id4ich he reteived as a result of at erroneou cowutationa of credltable service fov lougevity purposes in eatabltshing an incorrect pay entry base date. Sine. the Indebtedatmss In this lo of a typo which approprA- etss ately may he considered for waiver untdsr the proviasons of 10 UU.C.* 2774, WS refatrod the mattor to the SEcretary of the Navy ou Juno 29, 1973, for invostictttoc and report in acco-daco with the Stmndsrds for Waiver proulgoted ti twplenentation ox thi waiver otatute, publiohed Decanber 8, 1072, in thi Federal Regt',tor, Vol. 37, page 26096, at M. a, letter dated July 19, 1W3, copy encLosed, the Chief of TApUlactve Affair., on behalf of the Setrtry of the lhavy advised this Office that nll of the cundititns fosr waivtr are prenent in this cane, and exproased the view that the Depurtmtumt of the llHvy would interpous no objection to a vaiiar of the owrpsment in Co^rmndar Weitner's Coam* Undur the authority of 10 U.8C. 27740 mAd in view of all the fact, and circuwstuncs involved in the caus, indici*ting no fault Co the part of Consider tilitnr, wv have waiwed the btfor-mntionod claim of thc United Staten agatnut hiw. The 6eczataxy of thit HNvy has been advised to notify Consder Weltuer of our eatoton mid of hls right under tho low to claim a&y mwst of the indtbtednisca wtds may have been repaid by hi.. t1/9i2-9/ V 4 1-178924 . In VIew of our action in thii matteo, the gnd fur yriwta reUif )sgtulatioa no longer axitxs fliaovnly vOutel9 PAUL G. DFJ4BLf1GNC lot' the Cootrollcr GCenerarl of tho Unittd Stat.v.
Request for Waiver of Debt
Published by the Government Accountability Office on 1971-08-21.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)