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Collection of undisputed delinquent amounts owed
to the contractor issuing the individually billed
travel charge card
PER DIEM RATES FOR CONUS
RATES TO BE USED IN MAKING DEDUCTIONS FROM
THE M&IE ALLOWANCE
MENTS FOR FEDERAL TRAVEL [TRAVELER IDENTI
FOR CONFERENCE PLANNING
An Executive agency, as defined in 5 U.S.C. 101
A Government-controlled corporation. A military department
A Member of Congress. An office, agency or other establishment in the legislative An office or committee of either House of Congress or of the branch.
two Houses. The Government of the District of Columbia
An office, agency or other establishment in the judicial branch.
8301–1.2 What is an "employee" for
purposes of TDY allowances? An "employee" is:
(a) An individual employed by an agency, regardless of status or rank; or
(b) An individual employed intermittently in Government service as an expert or consultant and paid on a daily when-actually-employed (WAE) basis; or
(c) An individual serving without pay or at $1 a year (also referred to as “invitational traveler').
301–2.3 What standard of care must I use in
incurring travel expenses? 301–2.4 For what travel expenses am I re
sponsible? 301–2.5 What travel arrangements require
specific authorization or prior approval? AUTHORITY: 5 U.S.C. 5707; 31 U.S.C. 1353; 49 U.S.C. 40118.
SOURCE: 63 FR 15955, Apr. 1, 1998, unless otherwise noted.
8301–1.3 Who is eligible for TDY allow
ances? This chapter covers the following individuals:
(a) Employees traveling on official business;
(b) Interviewees performing pre-employment interview travel;
(c) Employees who must interrupt official business travel to perform emergency travel as a result of an incapacitating illness or injury or a personal emergency situation; and
(d) Threatened law enforcement/investigative employees and members of their family temporarily relocated to safeguard their lives because of a threat resulting from the employee's assigned duties.
8301–2.1 Must I have authorization to
travel? Yes, generally you must have written or electronic authorization prior to incurring any travel expense. If it is not practicable or possible to obtain such authorization prior to travel, your agency may approve a specific authorization for reimbursement of travel expenses after travel is completed. However, written or electronic advance authorization is required for items in 8301–2.5 (c), (i), (n), and (o) of this part.
8301–2.2 What travel expenses may my
agency pay? Your agency may pay only those expenses essential to the transaction of official business, which include:
(a) Transportation expenses as provided in part 301–10 of this chapter;
(b) Per diem expenses as provided in part 301-11 of this chapter;
(c) Miscellaneous expenses as provided in part 301-12 of this chapter; and
(d) Travel expenses of an employee with special needs as provided in part 301–13 of this chapter.
PART 301-2-GENERAL RULES
Sec. 301–2.1 Must I have authorization to travel? 301–2.2 What travel expenses may my agen
8301–2.3 What standard of care must I
use in incurring travel expenses? You must exercise the same care in incurring expenses that a prudent person would exercise if traveling on personal business.
8301–2.4 For what travel expenses am
I responsible? You are responsible for expenses over the reimbursement limits established in this chapter. Your agency will not pay for excess costs resulting from circuitous routes, delays, or luxury accommodations or services unnecessary or unjustified in the performance of official business.
(c) Use of reduced fares for group or charter arrangements;
(d) Use of cash to pay for common carrier transportation;
(e) Use of extra-fare train service;
(i) Payment of a reduced per diem rate;
(j) Payment of actual expense;
(k) Travel expenses related to emergency travel;
(1) Transportation expenses related to threatened law enforcement/investigative employees and members of their families;
(m) Travel expenses related to travel to a foreign area;
(n) Acceptance of payment from a non-Federal source for travel expenses, see chapter 304 of this subtitle; and
(0) Travel expenses related to attendance at a conference.
NOTE TO $301–2.5: Paragraphs (c), (i), (n), and (0) of this section require a written or electronic advance authorization.
SUBCHAPTER B—ALLOWABLE TRAVEL EXPENSES
301–10.116 What must I do with compensa
tion an airline gives me if it denies me a
seat on a plane? 301-10.117 May I keep compensation an air
line gives me for voluntarily vacating my seat on my scheduled airline flight when the airline asks for volunteers?
Sec. 301-10.1 Am I eligible for payment of trans
portation expenses? 301-10.2 What expenses are payable as trans
portation? 301-10.3 What methods of transportation
may my agency authorize me to use? 301–10.4 How does my agency select the
method of transportation to be used? 301–10.5 What are the presumptions as to
the most advantageous method of trans
portation? 301–10.6 What is my liability if I do not
travel by the selected method of trans
portation? 301-10.7 How should I route my travel? 301–10.8 What is my liability if, for personal
convenience I travel by an indirect route or interrupt travel by a direct route?
AIRLINE ACCOMMODATIONS 301–10.121 What classes of airline accom
modations are available? 301-10.122 What class of airline accommoda
tions must I use? 301-10.123 When may I use first-class airline
accommodations? 301–10.124 When may I use premium-class
other than first-class airline accommodations?
Subpart B-Common Carrier Transportation 301–10.100 What types of common carrier
transportation may I be authorized to use?
301-10.106 What are the basic requirements
for using airlines?
USE OF CONTRACT CITY-PAIR FARES
USE OF UNITED STATES FLAG AIR CARRIERS 301-10.131 What does United States mean? 301-10.132 Who is required to use a U.S. flag
air carrier? 301-10.133 What is a U.S. flag air carrier? 301-10.134 What is U.S. flag air carrier serv
ice? 301-10.135 When must I travel using U.S.
flag air carrier service? 301-10.136 What exceptions to the Fly Amer
ica Act requirements apply when I travel between the United States and another
country? 301-10.137 What exceptions to the Fly Amer
ica Act requirements apply when I travel solely outside the United States, and a U.S. flag air carrier provides service be
tween my origin and destination? 301-10.138 In what circumstances is foreign
air carrier service deemed a matter of
necessity? 301-10.139 May I travel by a foreign air car
rier if the cost of my ticket is less than
traveling by a U.S. flag air carrier? 301-10.140 May I use a foreign air carrier if
the service is preferred by or more con
venient for my agency or me? 301–10.141 Must I provide any special certifi
cation or documents if I use a foreign air
carrier? 301-10.142 What must the certification in
301-10.107 When must I use a contract city
pair fare? 301-10.108 Are there other situations when I
may use a non-contract fare? 301-10.109 What is my liability for unau
thorized use of a non-contract carrier when contract service is available and I do not meet one of the exceptions for re
quired use? 301–10.110 May I use contract passenger
transportation service for personal trav
el? 301–10.111 When may I use a reduced group
or charter fare? 301-10.112 What must I do when different
airlines furnish the same service at dif
ferent fares? 301-10.113 What must I do if I change or do
not use a common carrier reservation? 301-10.114 What must I do with unused Gov
ernment Transportation Request(s) (GTR(8)), ticket(s), or refund applica
tion(s)? 301-10.115 Am I authorized to receive a re
fund or credit for unused transportation?
clude? 301-10.143 What is my liability if I improp
erly use a foreign air carrier?
301-10.160 What classes of train accommoda
tions are available? 301-10.161 What class of train accommoda
tions must I use? 301–10.162 When may I use first-class train
accommodations? 301-10.163 What is an extra-fare train?
301-10.450 When can I use a rental vehicle? 301–10.451 May I be reimbursed for the cost
of collision damage waiver (CDW) or
theft insurance? 301-10.452 May I be reimbursed for personal
accident insurance? 301-10.453 What is my liability for unau
thorized use of a rental automobile obtained with Government funds?
Subpart D—Privately owned Vehicle (POV)
AUTHORITY: 5 U.S.C. 5707; 40 U.S.C. 486 (c); 49 U.S.C. 40118.
SOURCE: FTR Amdt. 70, 63 FR 15955, Apr. 1, 1998, unless otherwise noted.
301-10.300 When may I use a POV for official
travel? 301-10.301 How do I compute my mileage re
imbursement? 301-10.302 How do I determine distance
measurements for my travel? 301-10.303 What am I reimbursed when use
of a POV is determined by my agency to
be advantageous to the Government? 301-10.304 What expenses are allowable in
addition to the allowances prescribed in
$ 301-10.303? 301-10.305 How is reimbursement handled if
another person(s) travels in a POV with
me? 301–10.306 What will be reimbursed if I am
authorized to use a POV instead of a taxi for round-trip travel between my residence and office on a day of travel re
quiring an overnight stay? 301-10.307 What will I be reimbursed if I use
a POV to transport other employees? 301-10.308 What will I be reimbursed if I
park my POV at a common carrier ter
8301–10.1 Am I eligible for payment of
transportation expenses? Yes, when performing official travel, including local travel.
8301–10.2 What expenses are payable
as transportation? Fares, rental fees, mileage payments, and other expenses related to transportation.