Title 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Chapter 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES


``I'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to the employee. You are generally eligible for relocation expense allowances under...


receive relocation expense allowances under this chapter if you are: (a) A Foreign Service Officer or a Federal employee transferred under the rules of the Foreign Service Act...


``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to the employee. You may begin your transfer or reassignment only after your agency has...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-2.2] [Page 120] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-2--EMPLOYEES ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Rules Sec. 302-2.2 May I relocate to my new official duty station before I receive a written travel authorization (TA)? No, you must have the written TA (paper or electronic) before you relocate to your new official duty station. ...


allowances for relocation are determined by the regulatory provisions that are in effect at the time you report for duty at your new official station. However, this does...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-2.4] [Page 120] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-2--EMPLOYEES ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Rules Sec. 302-2.4 What is my effective transfer or appointment date? Your effective transfer or appointment date is the date on which you report for duty at your new or first official station, respectively. [[Page 121]] ...


Yes, you may relocate from a place other than from where you are authorized. However, you will be required to pay all additional costs incurred for...


less than 50 miles from my old official duty station? Generally no; you may not be reimbursed for relocation expenses if you relocate to a new official station that is...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-2.7] [Page 121] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-2--EMPLOYEES ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Rules Sec. 302-2.7 When may I begin my travel and transportation after receiving authorization to do so? You and your immediate family member(s) may begin travel immediately upon receipt of your authorized TA. ...


must complete all aspects of your relocation within two years from the effective date of your transfer or appointment, except as provided in Sec. 302-2.9 or...


the relocation within the time limitation? No, if you are furloughed to perform active military duty, the 2- year period to complete all aspects of relocation is exclusive...


my household effects due to shipping restrictions to or from my post of duty OCONUS? No, the 2-year time period in Sec. 302-2.8 does not include time...


Yes, the 2-year time limitation for completing all aspects of a relocation may be extended by your Agency for up to 2 additional years, but only if you have received...


you and your agency, signed by you and an agency representative, stating that you will remain in the service of the Government for a period of time as specified in...


United States or performing renewal agreement travel and what is the minimum period of service? Yes, you are required to sign a service agreement...


service agreement (other than for reasons beyond your control and which must be accepted by your agency), you will have incurred a debt due to the Government and you must...


Yes, if you accept a transfer/appointment to an OCONUS location, you must immediately provide your agency with the information needed to determine...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-2.16] [Page 122] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-2--EMPLOYEES ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Rules Sec. 302-2.16 Must I sign a service agreement for a ``last move home'' relocation? No, you do not need to sign a service agreement for a ``last move home'' relocation. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-2.17] [Page 122] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-2--EMPLOYEES ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Rules Sec. 302-2.17 What happens if I fail to sign a service agreement? If you fail to sign a service agreement, your agency will not pay for your relocation expenses. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-2.18] [Page 122] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-2--EMPLOYEES ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Rules Sec. 302-2.18 Can my service agreement be voided by a subsequent service agreement? No, service agreements which are already in effect cannot be voided by subsequent service agreements. ...


Yes, service agreements can not be grouped together and must be adhered to separately. Each agreement is in effect for the period specified in the agreement. ...


Yes, you may receive an advance of funds for your travel and transportation expenses, as prescribed by your agency, except for overseas tour renewal...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-2.21] [Page 122] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-2--EMPLOYEES ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Rules Sec. 302-2.21 What requirements must I meet to receive a travel advance? Your relocation travel authorization must authorize you to receive a travel advance. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-2.22] [Page 122] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-2--EMPLOYEES ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Rules Sec. 302-2.22 May I receive a travel advance for separation relocation? Yes, you may receive a travel advance if approved by your agency. ...


Note to subpart B: Use of pronouns ``we'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to the agency. Before authorizing a...


authorize reimbursement for relocation expenses: (a) When you have determined that an employee's permanent change of station is in the best interest of the Government; ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-2.102] [Page 123] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-2--EMPLOYEES ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS--Table of Contents Subpart B--Agency Responsibilities Sec. 302-2.102 Who must authorize and approve relocation expenses? The agency head or his/her designee must authorize and approve relocation expenses. ...


To administer the authorization for relocation of an employee, you must: (a) Issue an employee a TA for relocation before he/she transfers to his/her new...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-2.104] [Page 123] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-2--EMPLOYEES ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS--Table of Contents Subpart B--Agency Responsibilities Sec. 302-2.104 What information must we provide on the TA? On the TA, you must state the: (a) Specific allowances that the employee is authorized; and (b) Procedures that the employee is authorized to follow. ...


employee's relocation expenses? When an employee transfers between Federal agencies, all allowable expenses must be paid from the funds of the agency that the employee...


employees relocating to/from remote or isolated locations? Yes, the agency head or his/her designee may waive any statutory or regulatory limitations...


aspects of relocation? Yes, you should encourage employees to begin travel as soon as possible after authorization of travel is approved and inform employees that...


their variants throughout this subpart refers to the employee, unless otherwise noted. [[Page 127]] A new appointee is: (a) An individual...


reimburse me for incident to a permanent change of station to my first official station? As a new appointee or student trainee being assigned to a first...


Yes, as a new employee, your agency will not pay for expenses that are not listed in Sec. 302-3.2 (e.g., per diem for family, cost of househunting trip, miscellaneous expense...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-3.4] [Page 128] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-3--RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE--Table of Contents Subpart A--New Appointee Sec. 302-3.4 If my agency authorizes me allowances for relocation, must it pay all of the expenses listed in Sec. 302-3.2? Yes, if your agency authorizes you allowances for relocation, it must pay all of the expenses listed in Sec. 302-3.2. ...


my relocation expenses? Generally, you may not be reimbursed for relocation expenses incurred before you have been appointed to a Federal position and signed...


employee who transfers from one official station to another. This may also include employees separated as a result of reduction in force or transfer of functions who are...


reimburse me for incident to a permanent change of station? As a transferred employee there are mandatory and discretionary relocation expenses. Once an agency decision is...


the same official station, may we both receive allowances for relocation? Relocation of Two or More Employed Immediate Family Members ...


the interest of the Government, may we both claim the same relocation expenses? No, when separate allowances are authorized under this Sec. 302- 3.201,...


we both claim the same relocation allowances for the same non-employee family member? No, when both you and your immediate family member transfer in...


member(s) transfer is not in the interest of the Government, will he/she receive relocation allowances? Yes, your employed immediate family member(s)...


the Government, what information must we submit to our agency? When you and an employed immediate family member are transferring in the interest of...


of work), is it considered to be in the interest of the Government? Yes, an involuntary transfer (i.e., due to reduction in force, cessation, or transfer...


my agency pay me a relocation allowance? Yes, if you are re-employed after a separation by reduction in force or transfer of function, your agency may pay you...


You may be eligible to receive relocation allowances for overseas assignment and return travel if you are: (a) An employee transferring to, from, or...


To determine what relocation expenses your agency will pay for your overseas assignment and return, see: (a) Section 302-3.2 if you are a new appointee; or ...


to travel of you and your immediate family returning to your home in the continental U.S., Alaska, or Hawaii between overseas tours of duty. See Sec. 302-2.222 for travel...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-3.210] [Page 132] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-3--RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE--Table of Contents Subpart C--Types of Transfers Sec. 302-3.210 What is an overseas tour of duty? An overseas tour of duty is an assignment to a post of duty outside the continental United States, Alaska or Hawaii. ...


overseas tour renewal travel is a reimbursement for you and your immediate family of roundtrip travel and transportation expenses between your overseas post of duty and your...


You are eligible to receive an allowance for overseas tour renewal travel if: (a) You are on an overseas assignment, and you have completed your tour...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-3.213] [Page 132] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-3--RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE--Table of Contents Subpart C--Types of Transfers Sec. 302-3.213 What allowances will I receive for tour renewal travel? For tour renewal travel, you will receive payment for those authorized expenses as stated in item five of Tables A and B of Sec. 302-3.101. ...


places within the United States? You may only receive reimbursement for tour renewal travel when your tours are between two places within the U.S. if you are an...


to a post of duty in Alaska or for such travel from a post of duty in Alaska and return to a post of duty in Hawaii? No, you will not be reimbursed for...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-3.216] [Page 133] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-3--RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE--Table of Contents Subpart C--Types of Transfers Sec. 302-3.216 When must I begin my first tour renewal travel from Alaska or Hawaii? You must begin your first tour renewal travel within 5 years of your first consecutive tours in either Alaska or Hawaii. ...


my actual place of residence in the U.S.? No, your family will not receive per diem for en route travel from your post of duty to your actual place of residence in the U.S....


expenses for my tour renewal travel in Alaska or Hawaii? Other than as specified in Secs. 302-3.209 through 302-3.226, your agency head will...


(a) If you are stationed in a foreign area or in an area other than Alaska or Hawaii, your agency may reimburse you for one overseas tour renewal trip for each...


of residence) under my tour renewal agreement? Yes, you and your family may travel to another U.S. location (other than from your actual place of residence) under your...


I required to spend time at my actual place of residence to receive reimbursement? No, you are not required to spend time at your actual place of...


If you travel to another overseas location (instead of the U.S.), you will be reimbursed only if your actual residence is within that country in which you are...


If you fail to complete your period of service under your new service agreement for reasons that are not acceptable to your agency, you must pay the Government: ...


and transportation to my actual place of residence? If you violate your new service agreement, the Government will reimburse you for return travel and transportation...


transporting part of my household goods with my family and the rest of my household goods when I return? Yes, if your family member(s) return to the U.S....


member(s) to the U.S. and choose to send them at my own expense? Yes, if you pay for the prior return of your eligible immediate family member(s),...


return my former spouse and dependents to the U.S.? Yes, if you become divorced from your spouse while OCONUS, you will receive reimbursement to return your former spouse...


of actual residence at the expense of the Government? Your dependent who turned 21 while overseas is entitled to return travel to your place of actual residence at the...


once I have completed my duty OCONUS? Overseas to U.S. Return for Separation Yes, once you have completed your duty OCONUS as specified in...


residence when I separate from the Government? Yes, if you have successfully completed your service agreement, you may transport your household goods to a location other...


returned to the U.S. before I complete my service agreement? Yes, your agency may pay for your immediate family member(s) and your household goods to be returned to the...


goods more than once under one service agreement? No, you cannot claim reimbursement for the return of your immediate family member(s) or household goods more than...


to SES separation relocation allowances if you meet the conditions in Sec. 302-3.307 and you are: (a) A career appointee to the SES as defined in 5 U.S.C....


You are not eligible for SES separation relocation expense allowances if: (a) You are a career appointee to an SES position, and your appointment is a limited term,...


for retirement travel? If you meet the conditions in Sec. 302-3.307, see item 7 of Tables A and C in Sec....


me? You may receive separation relocation travel for you and your family if: (a) You are a career appointee as defined in 5 U.S.C. 3132(a)(4), and you...


moving expenses? Yes, before receiving reimbursement for moving expenses, you must submit a request to your agency for authorization and approval of...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-3.309] [Page 136] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-3--RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE--Table of Contents Subpart D--Relocation Separation Sec. 302-3.309 Where should my travel and transportation begin? Your travel and shipment of your HHG should begin from your last official station. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-3.310] [Page 136] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-3--RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE--Table of Contents Subpart D--Relocation Separation Sec. 302-3.310 Where will I be authorized to separate? You will be authorized to separate at the place where you have chosen to reside within the United States. ...


other than the duty station? You will only be reimbursed for expenses up to the cost of travel and transportation expenses from your authorized official station to...


less than 50 miles from my official duty station, will I receive reimbursement? No, if upon separation you elect to reside in a different geographical area...


Yes, you may have your household goods transported from more than one location. However, you will only receive reimbursement based on the cost of shipment from your...


Yes, all travel and transportation of household goods must begin no later than six months after: (a) Your date of separation; or (b) The date of death...


Your agency may grant you or your family member (in case of your death) an extension on beginning your separation travel, not to exceed 2 years from your effective date of separation...


TCS means the relocation to a new official station for a temporary period while performing a long-term assignment, and subsequent return to the previous official station upon...


alternative to a long-term temporary duty travel assignment which will increase your satisfaction and enhance morale, reduce your income tax liability, and save the...


you are directed to perform a TCS at a long-term duty location, and you otherwise would be eligible for payment of temporary duty travel allowances authorized under chapter...


not eligible for a TCS: (a) A new appointee; (b) An employee assigned to or from a State or local Government under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (5 U.S.C. 3372...


Your agency will authorize a TCS when: (a) It is necessary to accomplish the mission of the agency effectively and economically, and (b) You are directed to perform...


per diem expenses under part 301-11 of this title? No, you do not have the option of electing payment of per diem expenses under part 301-11 of this title if your...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-3.406] [Page 138] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-3--RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE--Table of Contents Subpart E--Employee's Temporary Change Of Station Sec. 302-3.406 How long must my assignment be for me to qualify for a TCS? To qualify for a TCS, your assignment must be not less than 6 months, nor more than 30 months. ...


6 months? Your agency may authorize a TCS only when a TCS is expected to last 6 months or more. If your assignment is cut short for reasons other than separation...


30 months? If your assignment exceeds 30 months, your agency: (a) Must permanently assign you to your temporary official station or return you to your...


a TCS location that must be met for me to qualify for a TCS? No, there is no required minimum distance between an official station and a TCS location that must be met for you...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-3.410] [Page 138] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-3--RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE--Table of Contents Subpart E--Employee's Temporary Change Of Station Sec. 302-3.410 Must I sign a service agreement to qualify for a TCS? No, you do not need to sign a service agreement to qualify for a TCS. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-3.411] [Page 138] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-3--RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE--Table of Contents Subpart E--Employee's Temporary Change Of Station Sec. 302-3.411 What is my official station during my TCS? Your official station during your TCS is the location of your TCS. Expenses Paid Upon Assignment ...


(a) Travel, including per diem, for you and your immediate family under part 302-4 of this chapter; (b) Transportation and temporary storage of your household goods...


agency may pay: (a) Househunting trip expenses under part 302-5 of this chapter; (b) Temporary quarters subsistence expenses under part 302-6 of this chapter; and ...


household goods? Yes, if your agency authorizes a TCS, it will pay for extended storage when it is necessary. Extended storage expenses include: ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-3.415] [Page 139] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-3--RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE--Table of Contents Subpart E--Employee's Temporary Change Of Station Sec. 302-3.415 How long may my agency pay for extended storage of household goods? Your agency may pay for extended storage of household goods for the duration of your TCS. ...


transport and store at Government expense? Yes, the maximum combined weight is 18,000 pounds net weight. If you transport and/or store household goods in excess of the...


my household goods? You will be subject to income taxes on the amount of extended storage expenses your agency pays. However, your agency will pay you a...


TCS? Yes, your agency will reimburse you directly for expenses you incur or make payments on your behalf to a relocation services company, if you so choose. The...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-3.419] [Page 139] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-3--RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE--Table of Contents Subpart E--Employee's Temporary Change Of Station Sec. 302-3.419 For what property will my agency pay property management services? Your agency will only pay for the property from which you commuted to/from work on a daily basis at your previous official station. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-3.420] [Page 139] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-3--RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE--Table of Contents Subpart E--Employee's Temporary Change Of Station Sec. 302-3.420 How long will my agency pay for property management services? Your agency will pay for property management services for the duration of your TCS. ...


services? When your agency pays for property management services: (a) You will be taxed on the amount of property management expenses your agency pays,...


Your agency will pay for the following expenses in connection with your return to your previous official station: (a) Travel, including per diem, for you and your immediate...


expenses will my agency pay upon my separation? If you separate from Government service upon completion of your TCS, your agency will upon your separation, pay...


relocation expenses will my agency pay upon my separation? If you separate from Government service prior to completion of your TCS for reasons beyond your control that...


and reassigned from one temporary official station to another, what expenses will my agency pay upon completion of my last assignment or my separation...


my temporary official station? Payment of TCS expenses stops once your temporary official station becomes your permanent official station. Your agency may not pay any...


to my temporary official station? When you are permanently assigned to your temporary official station, your agency may pay: (a) Travel, including per diem,...


limitation on the weight of household goods I may transport at Government expense to my official station? Yes. If you are permanently assigned to your...


to my temporary official station? If you are permanently assigned to your temporary official station, your agency may not pay: (a) Expenses of...


under this part 302-3? Note to subpart F: Use of pronouns ``we'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to the agency. ...


new appointees? Yes, you must establish specific guidelines for paying a relocation allowance to new appointees. These guidelines must establish the: (a) Criteria...


a long-term assignment? You should consider the following factors in determining whether to authorize a TCS: (a) Cost considerations. You should consider the cost...


require employees to sign a service agreement if the employee is receiving reimbursement for relocation travel expenses, except as provided in Sec. 302-3.410 for a temporary...


agreement should include, but not be limited to the following: (a) The employee's name; (b) The employee's effective date of transfer or appointment; (c)...


You must require an employee to agree to the terms of a service agreement: (a) Within the continental United States for a period of service of not less than...


If an employee does not fulfill the terms of the service agreement, the employee is indebted to the Government for all relocation expenses that have been...


expenses must we pay? Once you authorize relocation expenses for new appointees or student trainees, you must pay expenses in accordance with...


You must not pay any expenses to new appointees or student trainees for a relocation that are not listed under Sec. 302-3.2. ...


When appointing an employee to an overseas assignment, you must: (a) Establish the employee's actual place of residence at the time of appointment and state it...


pay transportation expenses for one-way return travel of immediate family members when the employee has successfully completed his/her service agreement...


compassionate reasons prior to completion of the service agreement? You must determine that the public interest requires the return of the...


You must pay for return travel and transportation of an employee only once at the end of each agreed period of service. Overseas Tour...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-3.513] [Page 143] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-3--RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE--Table of Contents Subpart F--Agency Responsibilities Sec. 302-3.513 May we allow a travel advance for tour renewal agreement travel? No, you cannot allow a travel advance for tour renewal agreement travel. ...


You must pay tour renewal agreement travel when: (a) The employee has completed the agreed upon period of service outside CONUS; (b) The employee has agreed to...


employees stationed, assigned, appointed or transferred to/from Alaska or Hawaii? The following rules apply: (a) If on September 8, 1982 the employee...


Before issuing payment for separation-relocation travel, you must establish timeframes for employees to submit request for authorization and approval of...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-3.517] [Page 144] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-3--RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE--Table of Contents Subpart F--Agency Responsibilities Sec. 302-3.517 May we issue travel advances for separation relocation? No, travel advances for separation relocation may not be authorized. [[Page 145]] ...


Use of pronouns ``I'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to the employee, unless otherwise noted. [[Page 146]] A permanent change...


part? Yes, you are eligible for subsistence and transportation allowances for PCS travel if your agency specifically authorizes relocation expenses under this part...


Except as specifically provided in Sec. 302-4.202, the rules (for TDY travel) in chapter 301 of this title will be used for payment of the travel expenses of your...


and end at the new official station? No, if an alternate location is used, reimbursement is limited to the allowable cost by the usually traveled route between...


Your per diem for en route relocation travel between your old and new official station will be at the standard CONUS rate (see Appendix A of part 302-17 of...


Your authorized en route travel days and per diem are determined as follows: The number of authorized travel days is the actual number of days used to...


members is not allowed? Yes, per diem for your immediate family members cannot be authorized if you are: (a) A new appointee; (b) Assigned to posts of...


performing PCS travel? The maximum amount your spouse may receive if he/she accompanies you while you are performing PCS travel is three-fourths of your daily per...


what per diem rate will he/she receive? If your spouse does not accompany you but travels unaccompanied at a different time, he/she will receive...


more than one POV, is my spouse considered unaccompanied? No; for per diem purposes, you and your spouse are considered to be traveling together if you travel on the...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-4.206] [Page 147] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-4--ALLOWANCES FOR SUBSISTENCE AND TRANSPORTATION--Table of Contents Subpart C--Per Diem Sec. 302-4.206 How much per diem will my immediate family receive? Immediate family members age 12 or older receive three-fourths of your per diem rate, and children under 12 receive one-half of your per diem rate. ...


travel by POV is approved, rates for payment of mileage allowances are taken from the...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-4.301] [Page 147] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-4--ALLOWANCES FOR SUBSISTENCE AND TRANSPORTATION--Table of Contents Subpart D--Mileage Rates for Use of POV Sec. 302-4.301 Do the rates in Sec. 302-4.300 apply if I am performing overseas tour renewal agreement travel? No, POV mileage must not be authorized for overseas tour renewal agreement travel. ...


rate OCONUS? Yes, your agency may authorize a higher mileage rate at a rate not to exceed the maximum rate prescribed in Sec. 301-10.303 of this title when: ...


Yes, your agency may establish a reasonable minimum driving distance that may be more than, but not less than an average of 300 miles per...


agency may authorize exceptions to the daily minimum driving distance when there is a delay beyond your control such as acts of God, restrictions by Governmental authorities, or...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-4.402] [Page 147] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-4--ALLOWANCES FOR SUBSISTENCE AND TRANSPORTATION--Table of Contents Subpart E--Daily Driving Distance Requirements Sec. 302-4.402 Will I be required to document the circumstances causing the delay? Yes, you must provide a statement on your travel claim explaining the circumstances that caused the delay. [[Page 148]] ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-4.403] [Page 148] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-4--ALLOWANCES FOR SUBSISTENCE AND TRANSPORTATION--Table of Contents Subpart E--Daily Driving Distance Requirements Sec. 302-4.403 Does this exception require authorization by my approving official? Yes, authorization by your approving official is required for any exception to the daily minimum driving distance. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-4.500] [Page 148] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-4--ALLOWANCES FOR SUBSISTENCE AND TRANSPORTATION--Table of Contents Subpart F--Use of More Than One POV Sec. 302-4.500 If I am authorized to use more than one POV, what are the allowances? When you are authorized to use more than one POV, the allowances under Secs. 302-4.300 and 302-4.302 apply for each POV. ...


I be reimbursed for the additional POV? No, your agency must authorize you reimbursement of the use of more than one POV before you are entitled...


PCS travel? You may request advance of funds for per diem and mileage allowances for PCS travel, except for overseas tour renewal...


subsistence and transportation expenses? Note to subpart H: Use of pronouns ``we'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to the agency, unless...


in this chapter, PCS travel expenses you must pay are: (a) Per diem; (b) Transportation costs; and (c) Other travel expenses in accordance with 5...


Except as specifically provided in this chapter, the reimbursement limits in chapter 301 of this title govern payment of travel expenses you must pay for...


day? Per diem for an established minimum driving distance per day is computed based on the lodgings-plus per diem system as described in Secs. 301-11.100...


must establish a minimum driving distance not less than an average of 300 miles per day. However, an exception to the daily minimum driving distance may be made when the...


If the employee uses more POVs than authorized, reimbursement will be [[Page 149]] made as if all persons traveled in the number of POVs that...


Use of the pronouns ``I'' and ``you'' throughout this subpart refers to the employee. The term ``househunting trip'' refers to a trip made by the employee and/or...


The allowance for househunting trip expenses is intended to facilitate and expedite the employee's move from your old official station to your new official station and...


You are eligible for a househunting trip expenses allowance if you are an employee who is authorized to transfer, and in addition: (a) Both your old and new...


New appointees and employees assigned under the Government Employees Training Act (5 U.S.C. 4109) are not eligible for a househunting trip...


No, your agency determines when it is in the Government's interest to authorize you a househunting trip and the procedures you must follow if it...


You will receive a househunting trip expenses allowance if: (a) Your agency authorized you to perform a househunting trip in advance of the travel...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-5.7] [Page 150] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-5--ALLOWANCE FOR HOUSEHUNTING TRIP EXPENSES--Table of Contents Subpart A--Employee's Allowance For Househunting Trip Expenses Sec. 302-5.7 Who may travel on a househunting trip at Government expense? Only you and/or your spouse may travel on a househunting trip at Government expense. ...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-5.8] [Page 150] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-5--ALLOWANCE FOR HOUSEHUNTING TRIP EXPENSES--Table of Contents Subpart A--Employee's Allowance For Househunting Trip Expenses Sec. 302-5.8 How many househunting trips may my agency authorize in connection with a particular transfer? Your agency may authorize only one round trip for you and/or your spouse in connection with a particular transfer. ...


Yes, however, your reimbursement will be limited to the cost that would have been incurred if you and your spouse had traveled together on one...


You may begin your househunting trip as soon as your agency has notified you of your transfer and issued a travel authorization for a househunting trip. To take...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-5.11] [Page 150] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-5--ALLOWANCE FOR HOUSEHUNTING TRIP EXPENSES--Table of Contents Subpart A--Employee's Allowance For Househunting Trip Expenses Sec. 302-5.11 Is there a time limit on the duration of a househunting trip? A househunting trip should be for a reasonable period, not to exceed 10 calendar days, as authorized by your agency under Sec. 302-5.101(d). ...


your spouse must complete your househunting trip as indicated in the following table: ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ...


expenses? Your agency will reimburse your househunting trip expenses as indicated in the following...


Your agency will authorize you to travel by the transportation mode(s) (e.g., airline, train, or privately owned automobile) it determines to be advantageous to the Government....


To receive reimbursement for househunting trip transportation expenses you must itemize your transportation expenses and provide receipts as required by...


Your agency may authorize an advance of funds, in accordance with Sec. 302-2.20 of this chapter, for your househunting trip expenses. Your agency may not advance...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-5.17] [Page 151] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-5--ALLOWANCE FOR HOUSEHUNTING TRIP EXPENSES--Table of Contents Subpart A--Employee's Allowance For Househunting Trip Expenses Sec. 302-5.17 Am I in a duty status when I perform a househunting trip? Yes, you are in a duty status when you perform a househunting trip. ...


my fixed amount is more than adequate to cover my househunting trip? Yes, if your fixed househunting amount is more than adequate to cover your househunting...


Note to subpart B: Use of pronouns ``we'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to the agency. You should administer the househunting...


allowance? You must establish policies and procedures governing: (a) When you will authorize a househunting trip for an employee; [[Page 152]] ...


You may authorize a househunting trip on an individual-case basis when the employee has accepted the transfer and his/her circumstances indicate that a househunting trip actually...


fixed amount househunting trip subsistence expense reimbursement option? You must consider the following factors: (a) Ease of administration. Payment of...


pronouns ``I'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to the employee, unless otherwise noted. The term ``temporary quarters'' refers to...


``Temporary quarters subsistence expenses'' or ``TQSE'' are subsistence expenses incurred by an employee and/or his/her immediate family while occupying temporary quarters. TQSE...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-6.3] [Page 153] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-6--ALLOWANCE FOR TEMPORARY QUARTERS SUBSISTENCE EXPENSES--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Rules Sec. 302-6.3 What is the purpose of the TQSE allowance? The TQSE allowance is intended to reimburse an employee reasonably and equitably for subsistence expenses incurred when it is necessary to occupy temporary quarters. ...


TQSE allowance if you are an employee who is authorized to transfer; and (a) Your new official station is located within the United States; and (b) Your old and...


assigned under the Government Employees Training Act (5 U.S.C. 4109), and employees returning from an overseas assignment for the purpose of separation are not eligible for...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-6.6] [Page 153] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-6--ALLOWANCE FOR TEMPORARY QUARTERS SUBSISTENCE EXPENSES--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Rules Sec. 302-6.6 Must my agency authorize payment of a TQSE allowance? No, your agency determines whether it is in the Government's interest to pay TQSE. [[Page 154]] ...


You will receive a TQSE allowance if: (a) Your agency authorizes it before you occupy the temporary quarters (the agency authorization must specify the period of time allowed...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-6.8] [Page 154] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-6--ALLOWANCE FOR TEMPORARY QUARTERS SUBSISTENCE EXPENSES--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Rules Sec. 302-6.8 Who may occupy temporary quarters at Government expense? Only you and/or your immediate family may occupy temporary quarters at Government expense. ...


You and/or your immediate family may occupy temporary quarters at Government expense within reasonable proximity of your old and/or new official stations. Neither you nor...


Yes. For example, if you must vacate your home at the old official station and report to the new official station and your family remains behind until the end...


Your agency will reimburse you for TQSE under the actual expense method unless it permits the ``fixed amount'' reimbursement method as an alternative. If your agency makes both...


amount TQSE reimbursement, you do not document your TQSE. For actual TQSE reimbursement, you must document your TQSE by itemizing each expense and providing receipts as required...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-6.13] [Page 154] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-6--ALLOWANCE FOR TEMPORARY QUARTERS SUBSISTENCE EXPENSES--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Rules Sec. 302-6.13 How soon may I/we begin occupying temporary quarters at Government expense? As soon as your agency has authorized you to receive a TQSE allowance and you have signed a service agreement. ...


permanent residence quarters? If your temporary quarters become your permanent residence quarters, you may receive a TQSE allowance only if you show in a manner...


accordance with Sec. 302-2.20 of this chapter, your agency may advance the amount of funds necessary to cover your estimated TQSE expenses for up to 30 days. Your...


allowance? No, with one exception. You may receive a cost-of-living allowance payable under 5 U.S.C. 5941 in addition to a...


No, you may not receive a TQSE allowance under this part when you transfer to an area outside the United States. However, you may qualify for...


am occupying temporary quarters? Generally no; local transportation expenses are not TQSE, and there is no authority to pay such expenses under TQSE. You may, however,...


Your agency will pay your actual TQSE incurred, provided the expenses are reasonable and do not exceed the maximum allowable amount. The ``maximum allowable...


amount''? Yes, if the estimated daily amount of your TQSE is determined in advance to be lower than the maximum daily amount, your agency may reduce the...


reimbursement method? The ``applicable per diem rate'' under the actual TQSE reimbursement method is...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-6.103] [Page 155] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-6--ALLOWANCE FOR TEMPORARY QUARTERS SUBSISTENCE EXPENSES--Table of Contents Subpart B--Actual TQSE Method of Reimbursement Sec. 302-6.103 What is the latest period for which actual TQSE reimbursement may begin? The period must begin before the maximum time for beginning allowable travel and transportation under Sec. 302-2.8. ...


Your agency may authorize you to claim actual TQSE in increments of 30-days or less, not to exceed 60 consecutive days. However, if your agency determines...


my authorized period for claiming an actual TQSE reimbursement? A ``compelling reason'' is an event that is beyond your control and is acceptable to your agency....


Yes, your authorized period for claiming actual TQSE reimbursement is measured on consecutive days, and once begun, normally continues to run whether or not you occupy...


on my authorized period for claiming actual TQSE reimbursement? Occupancy of temporary quarters for less than a whole day constitutes one full day of your...


end? The period ends at midnight on the earlier of: (a) The day preceding the day you and/or any member of your immediate family occupies...


reimbursement for myself be different from that of my immediate family? No, the eligibility period for which you are authorized to claim actual TQSE reimbursement...


You may not receive reimbursement under both the actual TQSE allowance and another subsistence expenses allowance within the same day, with one exception. If...


than the period for which I am authorized to claim actual TQSE reimbursement? Yes, but you will not be reimbursed for any of the expenses you incur during...


If your agency offers and you select the fixed amount TQSE reimbursement method, you are paid a fixed amount for up to 30 days. No extensions are allowed under...


reimbursement method? Multiply the number of days your agency authorizes TQSE by .75 times the maximum per diem rate (i.e., lodging plus meals and...


is not adequate to cover my TQSE? No, you will not receive additional TQSE reimbursement if the fixed amount is not adequate to cover...


my fixed amount is more than adequate? Yes, if your fixed TQSE amount is more than adequate to cover your TQSE expenses any balance belongs...


subpart D: Use of pronouns ``we'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to the agency. Temporary quarters should be used only if, and only for...


You must establish policies and procedures governing: (a) When you will authorize temporary quarters for employees; (b) Who will determine if temporary quarters...


You may authorize a TQSE allowance on an individual-case basis when use of temporary quarters is justified in connection with an employee's transfer to a new...


TQSE allowance is actually necessary? The factors you should consider include: [[Page 158]] (a) The length of time the employee should reasonably be expected...


employee the fixed amount TQSE reimbursement option? The factors you should consider include: (a) Ease of administration. Actual TQSE reimbursement requires...


temporary? In determining whether quarters are ``temporary'', you should consider factors such as the duration of the lease, movement of household effects into...


the transportation and temporary storage of household goods (HHG) at Government expense? Note to subpart A: Use of pronouns ``I'', ``you'', and their variants...


weight of HHG that may be transported or stored at Government expense? The maximum weight allowance of HHG that may be shipped or stored at Government expense is...


stored in more than one lot? Household goods may be transported and stored in multiple lots, however, your maximum HHG weight allowance is based upon shipping...


any professional books, papers and equipment (PBP&E) count against the 18,000 pound HHG weight limitation? Yes, the weight on any PBP&E is generally part of and not...


HHG weight limitation be increased if PBP&E are transported as an administrative expense to the agency? No, the 18,000 pound HHG weight limitation is mandated by...


origin and destination points for the transportation of HHG and PBP&E? The authorized origin and destination points for the transportation of HHG and PBP&E varies...


destination points be other than that prescribed in Sec. 302-7.6? Yes, shipments may originate or terminate at any location; however, your reimbursement is limited to...


for the temporary storage of an authorized HHG shipment? The initial period of temporary storage at Government expense shall not exceed 90 days in connection with...


that would justify the additional storage beyond the initial 90-day limit? Reasons for justifying temporary storage beyond the initial 90-day limit include, but are...


en route eligible for transportation at Government expense? No, property acquired en route will not be eligible for transportation at...


liability for loss or damage to HHG? The Government's liability for loss or damage to HHG is determined by your agency under title 31 U.S.C. 3721-3723 and...


methods of shipping HHG and how is the weight determined for each type of shipment? HHG should be shipped by the most economical method available. The various methods...


transporting and paying for the movement of HHG, PBP&E and temporary storage are authorized? There are two authorized methods of transporting and paying for the movement...


disadvantages to using the commuted rate method for transporting HHG, PBP&E and temporary storage? Yes. The disadvantages to using the commuted rate method for transporting...


method selected by my agency for transporting my HHG, PBP&E and temporary storage? No, you do not have to use the method selected (Sec. 302-7.301) by your agency, and you...


allowance for HHG and temporary storage limited when quarters are furnished or partly furnished by the Government OCONUS or upon return to CONUS? When...


transported at Government expense upon returning to CONUS for separation from Government service, after completion of an OCONUS assignment? Any PBP&E that...


for any loss or damage to HHG incident to an authorized relocation? When transporting HHG under the commuted rate or actual expense method and a commercial...


that are irreplaceable or of extremely high monetary or sentimental value in my HHG shipment? Generally no; items that are irreplaceable or of extremely high...


charges of transporting HHG, and temporary storage calculated? The charges for transporting HHG, and temporary storage are computed by multiplying the number of...


commuted rate schedules for the transportation of HHG, and temporary storage be found? The charges for the line-haul transportation, packing, crating, unpacking,...


distance determined under the commuted rate method? To determine the distance from the authorized origin to the authorized destination, the Household Goods...


charges calculated when a carrier charges a minimum weight, but the actual weight of HHG, PBP&E and temporary storage is less than the minimum weight charged? ...


must be provided for reimbursement? When claiming reimbursement under the commuted rate, you must provide: (a) A receipted copy of the bill of...


funds be authorized for transporting HHG and temporary storage? An advance of funds may be authorized when the transportation of HHG and temporary storage is...


required to receive an advance under the commuted rate method? To receive an advance under the commuted rate method, you must provide a copy of an estimate of...


temporarily stored at Government expense? Yes, HHG may be stored at Government expense incident to the transporting of such goods either at the HHG carrier storage facility...


expenses will be reimbursed? The following will be reimbursed: (a) Reimbursable temporary storage cost incident to storage at the HHG carriers...


Yes, under the commuted rate system, a receipted copy of the warehouse or other bill for storage is required to...


reimbursement limit? Yes, reimbursement must not exceed the rates published in the Nationwide Household Goods Commercial Relocation Tariff (issued by the Household...


charges paid and who makes the arrangements for transporting HHG, PBP&E and temporary storage under the actual expense method? Your agency is responsible for making all...


in excess of authorized limits and excess valuation of goods and services payable at Government expense? No, charges for excess weight, valuation above the...


What policies and procedures must we establish for this part? Note to subpart D: Use of pronouns ``we'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to...


of transporting HHG should we authorize? You should authorize one of the following methods, of transporting an employee's HHG, PBP&E and temporary storage. The...


of transporting should we authorize for PBP&E? You should authorize the actual expense method for transporting an employee's PBP&E only when the weight of the PBP&E...


must we follow when authorizing transportation of PBP&E as an administrative expense? You have the sole discretion to authorize transportation of PBP&E...


are shipped under the actual expense method, and PBP&E as an administrative expense, in the same lot, are separate weight certificates required? Yes, the weight...


subpart A: Use of pronouns ``I'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to the employee, unless otherwise noted. Your agency may...


storage is to assist in protecting personal items when you are: (a) Authorized a temporary change of station (TCS) under Sec. 302- 3.400 of this chapter; ...


of my HHG? Your agency will indicate on your travel authorization the specific allowances you are authorized as provided in...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-8.4] [Page 167] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-8--ALLOWANCES FOR EXTENDED STORAGE OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS (HHG)--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Sec. 302-8.4 May I receive an advance of funds for storage allowances covered by this part? No, an advance of funds is not allowed for storage allowances of HHG. ...


302-8.100 What is the policy for extended storage of HHG during assignment to isolated locations in CONUS? Extended storage of HHG belonging to an employee...


302-8.101 What are the criteria for determining whether an official station is an isolated official station for purposes of this part? (a) As determined by your agency,...


302-8.102 Am I eligible for extended storage of HHG and personal effects? Yes, you are eligible for extended storage of HHG and personal effects if: (a) You...


302-8.103 Where may my HHG be stored? Your HHG may be stored either in: (a) Available Government-owned storage space; or (b) Suitable commercial...


302-8.104 What are the allowable costs for storage? Allowable costs for storage include the cost of: (a) Necessary packing; (b) Crating; ...


302-8.105 May I transport a portion of my HHG to the official station and store the remainder at Government expense? Yes, you may transport a portion of your HHG to...


302-8.106 May I change from temporary to extended storage? Yes, you may change from temporary to extended storage, if authorized by...


302-8.107 May I change from storage at personal expense to extended storage at Government expense? Yes, you may change from storage at personal expense to...


302-8.108 What is the authorized time period for extended storage of my HHG? The authorized time period for extended storage of your HHG is for the duration of...


Am I eligible for extended storage during assignment OCONUS? Yes, you are eligible for extended storage during assignment OCONUS if your agency authorizes it,...


Am I entitled to reimbursement for extended storage of HHG? No, your agency will determine when it is in the Government's interest to reimburse you for...


Do provisions for the place, choice, or type of storage, allowable costs, or partial storage during assignment OCONUS differ from those prescribed for storage...


What is the authorized time period for extended storage of my HHG? Time limitations for extended storage of your HHG will be determined by your agency as...


302-8.300 Under what authority am I provided storage during school recess? (a) Description. The Department of Defense Overseas Teachers Pay and Personnel...


302-8.301 What obligations do I have if I do not report for service at the beginning of the next school year? If you do not report for service at the beginning of the...


of HHG? Note to subpart E: Use of pronouns ``we'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to the agency. You must...


storage of HHG? You should limit payment of extended storage of HHG to only those expenses that are necessary and in the interest of...


of his/her storage? Yes, the employee may determine options in the preference of his/her storage. You may authorize the employee to: [[Page 170]] ...


Note to subpart A: Use of pronouns ``I'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to the employee, unless otherwise noted. ...


this part? An ``official station'' is defined in part 300-3 of this title. For purposes of this part, an ``official station'' may be within or outside the...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-9.3] [Page 171] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-9--ALLOWANCES FOR TRANSPORTATION AND EMERGENCY STORAGE OF A PRIVATELY OWNED VEHICLE--Table of Contents Subpart A--General Rules Sec. 302-9.3 What is a ``post of duty'' for purposes of this part? For purposes of this part, a ``post of duty'' is an official station outside CONUS. ...


of a POV? To reduce the Government's overall relocation costs by allowing transportation of a POV to your official station within CONUS when it is...


storage of a POV? The purpose of the allowance for emergency storage of a POV is to protect a POV transported at Government expense to your post of duty when the...


my agency authorize at Government expense? Your agency may authorize the following POV transportation and emergency storage at Government expense: ...


storage of my POV? No; however, if your agency does authorize transportation of a POV to your post of duty and you complete your service agreement, your agency...


if necessary, store under emergency circumstances? Only a passenger automobile, station wagon, light truck, or other similar vehicle that will be used primarily...


pay? When your agency authorizes transportation of your POV, it will pay for all necessary and customary expenses directly related to the transportation of the...


my agency pay? Your agency will pay all necessary storage expenses, including but not limited to readying the POV for storage, local transportation to point of...


emergency storage of my POV? Yes, you may receive advance funds in accordance with Sec. 302-2.20 of this chapter and not to exceed the estimated amount of...


is more advantageous and limit my reimbursement to what it would cost to drive my POV? Yes, your agency decides whether it is more advantageous for you and/or a member of...


POV to a post of duty? General An employee who is authorized to transfer to the post of duty, or a new appointee or...


of a POV to my post of duty? Your agency may authorize transportation when: (a) At the time of your assignment, conditions warrant such...


of duty? You may transport one POV to a post of duty. However, this does not limit the transportation of a replacement POV when authorized under...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-9.103] [Page 173] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-9--ALLOWANCES FOR TRANSPORTATION AND EMERGENCY STORAGE OF A PRIVATELY OWNED VEHICLE--Table of Contents Subpart B--Transportation Sec. 302-9.103 Do I have to ship my POV to my actual post of duty? Yes, you must ship your POV to your actual post of duty. You may not transport the POV to an alternate location. ...


at the point of origin and/or destination? If there is no port or terminal at the point of origin and/or destination, your agency will pay the entire cost of...


authorize transportation of a POV to my post of duty upon my assignment to that post of duty? Your agency may authorize transportation of a POV to your post of...


I transport a POV to my post of duty? Your ``authorized point of origin'' is...


POV from a point of origin that is different from the authorized point of origin? If you transport a POV from a point of origin that is different from the authorized point...


may I have the manufacturer or the manufacturer's agent transport a new POV from the factory or other shipping point directly to my post of duty? Yes, when you...


authorize transportation of a POV to my post of duty subsequent to the time of my assignment to that post? Your agency may authorize transportation of a POV...


transport a POV to my post of duty after my assignment to the post of duty, must I sign a new service agreement? No, if circumstances changed after arrival...


transportation of a replacement POV to my post of duty? Your agency may authorize transportation of a replacement POV to your post of duty when: (a)...


me to transport to my post of duty at Government expense? Your agency may authorize one emergency replacement POV within any 4-year period of continuous service....


I transport a POV, including a replacement POV, to my post of duty subsequent to the time of my assignment to that post of duty? Your agency determines...


including a replacement POV, to my post of duty subsequent to the time of my assignment to that post of duty, may I have the manufacturer or the manufacturer's...


return transportation of a POV from my post of duty? You are eligible for POV transportation from your post of duty when: (a) You were transferred to a post of duty...


my agency pay to transport a POV from my post of duty? Your agency will pay to transport a POV from your post of duty when: (a) You are transferred back to the...


to return transportation of my POV from my post of duty to an authorized destination? You become entitled to return transportation of your POV from your post of duty...


which I may be authorized to transport my POV from a post of duty before completing my service agreement? Yes, if conditions change at your post of duty such that use...


of origin'' when I transport my POV from my post of duty? The ``authorized point of origin'' when you transport your POV from your post of duty is the last post of...


of a POV transported under this subpart? The ``authorized destination'' of a POV transported under this subpart is illustrated in the...


is no port or terminal at my authorized point of origin or authorized destination when I transport a POV from my post of duty? If there is no port or terminal...


I transport my POV from a point of origin or to a destination that is different from my authorized origin or destination? You will be reimbursed...


my post of duty after conditions change to make use of the POV no longer in the best interest of the Government, may I transport it at Government expense from the post of duty at...


my agency authorize me to transport from my post of duty a replacement POV purchased at that post of duty? Your agency may authorize transportation of a replacement...


302-9.300 When am I eligible for transportation of my POV within CONUS at Government expense? You are eligible for transportation of your POV within CONUS...


302-9.301 Under what conditions may my agency authorize transportation of my POV within CONUS? Your agency will authorize transportation of your POV within...


302-9.302 How many POV's may I transport within CONUS? You may transport any number of POV's within CONUS under this subpart, provided your agency...


302-9.303 If I am authorized to transport my POV within CONUS, where must the transportation originate? If you are authorized to transport your POV within...


302-9.304 If I am authorized to transport my POV within CONUS, what must the destination be? If you are authorized to transport your POV within CONUS...


of my POV? You are eligible for emergency storage of your POV when: (a) Your POV was transported to your post of duty at Government expense; and ...


notice to evacuate my immediate family and/or household goods from my post of duty? If you receive notice to evacuate your immediate family and/or HHG for your post of...


we authorize for POV's? Note to subpart F: Use of pronouns ``we'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to the agency. You...


transportation and emergency storage of a POV? To minimize costs and promote an efficient workforce, you should provide an employee use of his/her POV when it...


for the allowances for transportation and emergency storage of a POV? You must establish policies governing: (a) When you will authorize transportation and...


of a POV to a post of duty? You may authorize transportation of a POV to a post of duty only when you determine, after consideration of the factors in...


whether to authorize transportation of a POV to a post of duty? When deciding whether to authorize transportation of a POV to a post of duty, you must consider if: ...


transportation of a POV within CONUS is cost effective? When determining whether transportation of a POV within CONUS is cost effective, you must consider the: ...


mobile home instead of an HHG shipment? Note to subpart A: Use of pronouns ``I'', ``you'', and their variants throughout this subpart refers to...


Yes, to have a mobile home transported at Government expense, you must certify that the mobile home will be used at the new official station as your...


may authorize me to receive for transporting a mobile home? The maximum amount your agency may authorize you to receive for transporting a mobile home shall not exceed...


for transportation of a mobile home? Yes, allowances for overland transportation of a mobile home may be made only for transportation within CONUS, within Alaska,...


[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 41, Volume 4] [Revised as of July 1, 2002] From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access [CITE: 41CFR302-10.5] [Page 180] TITLE 41--PUBLIC CONTRACTS AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHAPTER 302--RELOCATION ALLOWANCES PART 302-10--ALLOWANCES FOR TRANSPORTATION OF MOBILE HOMES AND BOATS USED AS A PRIMARY RESIDENCE--Table of Contents Subpart A--Eligibility and Limitations Sec. 302-10.5 May I transport a mobile home over water? Yes, you may transport a mobile home over water when both the points of origin and destination are within CONUS or Alaska. ...


mobile home in addition to the allowances for per diem, mileage, and transportation expenses, for me and my immediate family member(s)? Yes, allowances...


for points of origin and destination within CONUS and Alaska? Your agency will allow for the distance shown in standard highway mileage guides or agency...


on the travel claim? No, you do not need to furnish odometer readings on the travel claim but you must indicate the total miles traveled. Any deviation from...


a commercial carrier transports my mobile home overland or over water? Your agency will allow the following costs for use of a commercial carrier transporting your...


you transport a mobile home overland by a POV? The mileage allowance when you transport a mobile home overland by other than commercial means (e.g., towed by a POV)...


when I transport my mobile home by POV? Yes, you are also entitled to the following allowances when you transport your mobile home by POV: (a) Payment...


mobile home is transported partly by commercial carrier and partly by POV? The allowances in Secs. 302-10.200 through 302-10.202 apply to the respective portions...