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October 4, 1968
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Approved For Release 2002/05/01 : CIA-RDP79-00498A000100020022-4 Deputy Director for Plans Room 3 C 20 Hqs I believe you will be interested in the attached report on the activities of the Administrative Allowance Committee. A copy of my response to the Committee is also attached. I have instructed the Committee to send copies of future reports to your attention. SIGNED R. I. Bannerman R. L. Bannerman 0 4 OCT 1968 Deputy Director for Support 7Dl8Hqs 5454 Atts DD/S 68-49f$;s Memo dtd 0 4 OCT 1968 for DD/S 68-4145 ATINTL D /SSA.-DD /S Distribution: Chairman, fr DD/S subj: Progress Report Memo dtd 12 Aug 68 for DD/S fr Chairman, Allowance Committee subj: Administrative Allowance Committee kmg (2 Oct 68) Orig - Adse w/cys of atts 1 - DD IS Sub j 1 - DD IS Chrono Approved For Release 2002/05/01 : CIA-RDP79-00498A000100020022-4 Approved For Release 2002/05/01- ,CkArADP79-00498A00010Q8~pQ22 0 4 O CT 1968 MEMORANDUM .. FOR: Chairman, Administrative Allowance Committee Progress Report =RENCF r Memo dtd 12 Avg 68 for L?D/S fr Chatr .an. Admin Allowance Comrr ittee, ssubj; Administrative Allowance Committee 1. l have road with a great deal of interest your report or the activities of the Administrative Allowance Committee for the period 19 January 1965 through 30 Jane 1.968. The progress made by the Committee and its imaginative approach to the solution of problems is con-mendable. Please extend to the Committee members and to the Secretary my appreciation for this excellent performance. I should like to receive progress reports each calendar year with the initial report covering the interim period through 31 December 1969.. I am sending a copy of your report to the Deputy Director for Plans and request that you provide him a copy of all future reports. 2. The reduction in Field/Headquarters correspondence and the elimination of burdensome Agent accountings represents substantial cost savings to everyone concerned. Cost economies of this type are all the more meaningful and welcomed since BALPA reductions have made teal a continuing effort to reduce adcr inistrative workloads in the field. By minimising and in most instances eliminating the need for field contact between the Agent and Station officers for purely adrnints- trative purposes, the security of the individual Agent's unofficial cover device has been enhanced which in itself is a : ubstantial benefit derivin frocr this program. Approved For Release 2002/05/01 : CIA-RDP79-00498A000100020022-4 Approved For Release 200' iUSIN : CIA-RDP79-00498A000100020022-4 the responsible elements in the Clandestine Service. ould suggest that this be done only in careful, close coordination SIGNED R. L. Bannermall R. L. Bane rrnan Deputy Director for Support D/SSA-DD/S I :kmg (1 Oct 68) 3. 1 concur In your method for authorizing transportation allowance. as described in paragraph 7. C. of the report and It the Committee's policy of granting the Ito Career Agents as explained in paragraph 7.D. The principle that the Agent should be personally briefed on the purpose and scope of the Committee .s sound and is essential to his full understanding of the Inere- rronts comprising his total allowance authorization. 4. Qeed progress has been nude to date and I would hope the will continue its efforts in working with each component to bring the remaining Staff and Career Agents now wmrseeas under Cats mitt. aadmiawistration. I concur in your suggestion that. in addition to Staff and Career Agents, all other non.?offiela]t cover employees might be administratively processed by the Com nittee 1 - Sec, Administrative Allowance Committee 1-DD/P 1 - SSA-DD/S (Admin Allow file) ,.Y- DD/S Sub,) 1 - DD/S Chrono Distribution: Orig - Addressee & 1 Approved For Release 2002/05/01 : CIA-RDP79-00498A000100020022-4 App "UNCLASSIFIET~I CONFIDENTIAL SECRET 1- 1 OFFICIAL ROUTING SLIP TO NAME AND ADDRESS DATE INI IALS 3 OCT 68 2 3 ~(v r 4 ~ ' Ak, 1 5 - l~l S 6 ACTION DIRECT REPLY PREPARE REPLY APPROVAL DISPATCH RECOMMENDATION COMMENT FILE RETURN CONCURRENCE _ INFORMATION SIGNATURE Remarks: a % tL FOLD HERE TO RETURN TO SENDER FROM: NAME, ADDRESS AND PHONE NO. DATE UNCLASSIFIED CONFIDENT FORM NO. G237 Use previous editions GPO : 1966 0 - 297-542 1-67 ~5,4/M6 -/7aY 2-4 TINTL Approved For Release 2002/05/01 : CIA-RDP79-00498A000100020022-4