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Office of the General Counsel

File Number: S9701015.2

Dear [XXX]:

We refer to your letter dated October 10, 1997, with enclosure, on behalf of your constituent [XXX], [city, state]. [XXX] has requested your assistance regarding the matter of standby back pay.

We have carefully considered the claim, and have concluded that payment may not be authorized. We have enclosed a copy of our letter to [XXX], which explains the basis for our action.

While we regret our reply is not favorable to your constituent, we trust this serves the purpose of your inquiry.


Paul Britner

Senior Attorney


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