Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Volume 30

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Contains a selection of major decisions of the GAO. A digest of all decisions has been issued since Oct. 1989 as: United States. General Accounting Office. Digests of decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States. Before Oct. 1989, digests of unpublished decisions were issued with various titles.
 

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Page 527 - Individuals so employed may be compensated at rates not in excess of $50 per diem and while away from their homes or regular places of business they may be allowed transportation and not to exceed $15 per diem in lieu of subsistence and other expenses while so employed.
Page 279 - ... an illegitimate child, but, as to the father only, if acknowledged in writing signed by him or if he has been judicially ordered or decreed to contribute to such child's support or has been judicially decreed to be the putative father of such child...
Page 441 - It is the sense of the Congress that small-business enterprises be encouraged to make the greatest possible contribution toward achieving the objectives of this Act.
Page 343 - That no person in the classified civil service of the United States shall be removed therefrom except for such cause as will promote the efficiency of said service and for reasons given in writing, and the person whose removal is sought shall have notice of the same and of any charges preferred against him, and be furnished with a copy thereof, and also be allowed a reasonable time for personally answering the same in writing; and affidavits in support thereof; but no examination of witnesses nor...
Page 239 - If the Government of the United States shall put in issue the right of the plaintiff to recover, the court may, in its discretion, allow costs to the prevailing party from the time of joining such issue. Such costs, however, shall include only what is actually incurred for witnesses and for summoning the same, and fees paid to the clerk of the court.
Page 461 - I ask for the present consideration of the resolutions which I send to the Clerk's desk. The Clerk read as follows: Resolved, That the House has heard with profound sorrow of the death of Hon.
Page 592 - States, shall act as an agent or attorney for prosecuting any claim against the United States...
Page 593 - Nothing herein shall be construed to allow any retired officer to represent any person in the sale of anything to the Government through the department in whose service he holds a retired status.
Page 380 - Defense, the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of the Air Force...
Page 234 - No sentence of a court-martial shall be carried into execution until the same shall have been approved by the officer appointing the court or by the officer commanding for the time being.

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