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August 31, 1954

(H.R. 179)

AN ACT
To amend section 7 of the Allwinistrative Expenses Act of 1040, as amended.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Tlouse of Representatives of the Overu. Federal United States of America in Congrexs assembled, That section 7 of thic •mploye... Travel expenses Administrative Expenses Act of 1946 (60 Stat. 806; 5 U.S. C. 7:36–3),

as amended, is further amended by changing the period at the end of the first sentence to a colon and adding the following: "Provided further, That expenses of round trip travel of employee and transpor. tation of immediate family but excluding household effects, from their posts of duty outside the continental United States to the places of actual residence at time of appointment or transfer to such overseis posts of duty, shall be allowed in the case of persons who have satisfactorily completed an agreed period of service overseas and are return. ing to their actual place of residence for the purpose of taking leave prior to serving another tour of duty at the same or some other overseas post, under a new written agreeinent entered into before departing froin the overseas post: Provided further, That expenses of transportation of the immediate family and shipment of household effects of any employee from the post of duty of such employee outside continental United States to place of actual residence shall be allowed, not in excess of one time, prior to the return of such employee to the United States, including its 'Territories and poussessions, when the employee has acquired eligibility for such transportation or when the public interest requires the return of the immeiliate family for coni. jclling personal reasons of a humanitarian or compassionate nature, such as may involve physical or mental health, death of any

member of the immediate family, or obligation imposed by authority or cir; cumstances over which the individual has no control: and provided further, That when in einployec returns his inmediato family and household goods to the United States, including its Territories and possessions, at his own expense prior to his return and for other than reasons of public interest, the Governmen shall reimburse hinn for proper transportation expenses at such time as he acquires eligibility therefor."

Approved August 31, 1954.

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AN ACT OD 7 of the Allwinistrative Expenses Act of 1940, ns amended.

D. To Amend Section 1 of the Administrative Expenses A

1946, as Amended

(72 Stat. 14)

This act was the result of the enactment of S. 1408, 85th Con It was approved on February 12, 1958, as Public Law 326, 85th gress. The text of the act appears in volume 72, Statutes at Large, 14. Its provisions have been codified as 5 U.S.C. 5724.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF PUBLIC LAW 326, 85TH CONGRESS

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of Americu in Congress uxxembled, That section 7 of the we Expenses .Ict of 1946 (60 Stat. 806; 5 U. S. C. 731–3),

further amended by changing the period at the end of ence to a colon and adding the following: "Provided expenses of round trip travel of employee and transpor ediate family but excluding household effects

, from their outside the continental United States to the places of ce at time of appointment or transfer to such overseis shall be allowed in the case of persons who have satisleted an agreed period of service Overseas and are return. -tual place of residence for the purpose of taking leave g another tour of duty at the same or some other overseas new written agreeinent entered into before departing reas post: Provided further, That expenses of transpormmediate family and shipment of household effects of from the post of duty of such employee outside con

States to place of actual residence shall be allowed, not e time, prior to the return of such employee to the

including its Terri:ories am prosessiu.ls, when the cquired eligibility for such transportation or when tho requires the return of the immediate family for comi• al reasons of a humanitarian or compassionate nature, volve physical or mental health, death of any member te family, or obligation imposed by authority or cir r which the individual has no control: and provided shen an einployee returns his inmediate family and s to the United States, including its Territories and vis own expense prior to his return and for other than ic interest, the Governmen shall reimburse him for tation expenses at such tim as he acquires eligibility

1. CONGRESSIONAL RECORD REFERENCES TO DEBATES, ETC.

(Page citations are to vol. 103, Congressional Record) S. 1408: To provide allowances for transportation of house tre to civilian employees of the United States who are transferred : one official station to another. Mr. Johnston of South Carolina, mittee on Government Operations, 2664. Reported with amendi (S. Rept. 398), 8155. Amended and passed Senate 8466. Referre House Committee on Government Operations, 8563.

(Page citations are to vol. 104, Congressional Record) Reported (H. Rept. 1285), 680. Passed House, 1554. Examined signed, 1590, 1691. Presented to the President, 1597. Approved (Pu Law 326), 2016.

gust 31, 1054.

2. SERIAL NUMBERS TO BOUND VOLUMES OF CONGRESSIONAL REPORT

RELATING TO PUBLIC LAW 326, 85TH CONGRESS

Senate Report 398, 85th Congress 11977. House Report 1285, 85th Congress 12072.

3. CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS RELATING TO PUBLIC LAW 326, 8

CONGRESS (None.)

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that section 1 (b) of Transportation the Act entitled “An Act to authorize certain administrative expenses trailers,

allowanoes, in the Government service, and for other purposes”, approved August 60 Stat. 806. 2, 1946, as amended, is amended by adding at the end thereof the 5 USC 736-1. following: “Under such regulations as the President may prescribe, any civilian officer or employee who transports a house trailer or mobile dwelling within the continental United States, within Alaska, or between the continental United States and Alaska, for use as a residence and who would otherwise be entitled to transportation of household goods and personal effects under subsection (a) shall be entitled to a reasonable allowance, not to exceed 20 cents per mile, in lieu of such transportation."

Approved February 12, 1958.

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(72 Stat. 843) This act was the result of the enactment of H.R. 11133, 85th Congress. It was approved on August 25, 1958, as Public Law 749, 85th Congress. The text of this act appears in volume 72, Statutes at Large pages 843-844. Its provisions have been codified at 5 U.S.C. 5722, 5723, 5728, 5729.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF PUBLIC LAW 749, 85TH CONGRESS

1. CONGRESSIOT AL RECORD REFERENCES TO DEBATES, ETC.

(Page citations are to vol. 104, Congressional Record) H.R. 11133: To amend section 7 of the Administrative Expenses Act of 1948 as amended. Mr. Dawson; Committee on Government Operations, 3431. Reported (H. Rept. 1764), 9378. Rules suspended, passed House 12395. Referred to Senate Committee on Government Operations, 12460. Reported with amendments (S. Rept. 2185), 15889, Amended and passed Senate, 16801. House concurs in Senate amendments, 17643. Examined and signed, 17750, 17929. Presented to President, 18378. Approved (Public Law 749), 19717.

2. SERIAL NUMBERS TO BOUND VOLUMES OF CONGRESSIONAL REPORTS

RELATING TO PUBLIC LAW 749, 85TH CONGRESS

House Report 1764; 85th Congress, 12073.
Senate Report 2185; 85th Congress, 12064.

3. CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS RELATING TO PUBLIC LAW 749, 85TH

CONGRESS

House Committee on Government Operations, 85th Congress: A bill to amend section 7 of the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946, as amended, April 23, 1958, on H.R. 11133.

AN ACT

To amend section 7 of the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946, as amended,

to provide for the payment of travel and transportation cost for persons selected for appointment to certain positions in the continental United States and Alaska, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representativex of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 7 of Scientific the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946 (60 Stat. 808, as amended, and technical 5 U. S. C. 736–3) is further amended by inserting “(a)” after the positions. section number and by adding at the end thereof new subsections as follows:

"(b) Appropriations for the departments shall be available in Travel and accordance with regulations prescribed by the President, for expenses transportation of travel of persons appointed to positions in the natural and mathe- expenses. matical sciences, engineering, and architectural fields, and to related technical positions in the continental United States and Alaska for which there is determined by the Civil Service Commission to be a manpower shortage in those skills which are critical to the national security effort, and for expenses of transportation of their immediate families and their household goods and personal effects and for advances of funds to the extent authorized by section 1 (a) and (b) of this Act, from their places of actual residence at time of selection to their first duty station. Such travel expenses may include per diem and mileage allowance for persons selected for appointment as provided for civilian officers and employees by the Travel Expense Act of 1949, as amended. Travel and transportation expenses may 63 Stat. 166: be allowed whether the person selected for appointment has been 5 USC 835 note. appointed or not at the time of such travel. However, the travel and transportation expenses authorized by this subsection shall not be allowed unless the person selected for appointment shall agree in writing to remain in the Government service for twelve months following his appointment unless separated for reasons beyond his control and acceptable to the department or agency concerned. In case of violation of such agreement, any moneys expended by the United States on account of such travel and transportation shall be recoverable from the individual concerned as a debt due the United States.

"(c) The authority of the Civil Service Commission to determine 72 Stat. 844. for purposes of this Act positions for which there is a manpower shortage shall not be delegated. The provisions of subsections (b) Expiration and (c) of section 7 of this Act shall expire two years from the date. date of their enactment into law.

"(d) Nothing contained in this section shall impair or otherwise affect the authority of any department under existing, law to pay travel and transportation expenses of persons designated in subsection (b) and (c) hereof."

Approved August 25, 1958.

72 Stat. 843.

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