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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 Representatives 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. 73b-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.

F. To Amend Section 7 of the Administrative Expenses Act of

1946, as Amended, Relating to Travel Expenses of Civilian Officers and Employees Assigned to Duty Posts Outside the Continental United States

(72 Stat. 1274) This act was the result of the enactment of S. 1903, 85th Congress. It was approved on September 2, 1958, as Public Law 858, 85th Congress. The text of the act appears in volume 72, Statutes at Large, page 1274. Its provisions amend 5 U.S.C. 5722 et seq., 5728 et seq.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF PUBLIC LAW 858, 85TH CONGRESS

1. CONGRESSIONAL RECORD REFERENCES TO DEBATES, ETC.

(Page citations are to vol. 103, Congressional Record) S. 1903: To amend section 7 of the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946, as amended, relating to travel expenses of civilian officers and employees assigned to duty posts outside the continental United States. Mr. Butler; Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, 5866. Reported with amendment (S. Rept. 694), 12270. Amended and passed Senate, 14243. Referred to House Committee on Government Operations, 14627.

(Page citations are to vol. 104, Congressional Record) Reported (H. Rept. 2487), 16481. Rules suspended; amended and passed House, 17157. Senate concurs in House amendment, 19091. Examined and signed, 19583, 19714. Presented to the President, 19584. Approved (Public Law 858), 19586.

2. SERIAL NUMBERS TO BOUND VOLUMES OF CONGRESSIONAL REPORTS

RELATING TO PUBLIC LAW 858, 85TH CONGRESS

Senate Report 694, 85th Congress, 11978.
House Report 2481, 85th Congress, 12076.

3. CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS RELATING TO PUBLIC LAW 858, 85TH CONGRESS

House Committee on Government Operations, 85th Congress: Amendments to the Administrative Expenses Act, April 23, 1958, on H. R. 11133 and S. 1903.

September 2, 1955

(8. 1903)

AN ACT
To amend section 7 of the Administratir.. Expenses Act of 1946, as amended,

relating to travel expenses of civilian Mcers and employees assigned to duty
posts outside the continental United States.

out. Ide U.S.

68 Stat. 1008.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the Pederal omploy• United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 7 of Travel expens.. the Administrative Expenses Act o: 1946, as amended (5 U. S. C.

786-3), is amended by inserting after the third proviso the following new proviso: "Provided further, Any officer or employee of the United States appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to serve for a term fixed by law, whose post of duty is outside the continental United States, shall be allowed expenses of round trip travel for himself and transportation of his immediate family, but excluding household effects, from his post of duty outside the continental United States to the place of his actual residence at the time of his appointment to such overseas post of duty, at the end of each two years of satisfactory service completed overseas, if he is returning to his actual place of residence for the purpose of taking leave prior to serving at least two more years of overseas duty."

Approved September 2, 1958.

G. To Amend Section 7 of the Administrative Expenses Act of

1946, as Amended

(74 Stat. 327) This act was the result of the enactment of S. 3485, 86th Congress. It was approved on July 5, 1960, as Public Law 587, 86th Congress. The text of the act appears in volume 74, Statutes at Large, page 327. Its provisions have been codified as 5 U.S.C. 5722, 5723,5728, 5729.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF PUBLIC LAW 587, 86TH CONGRESS

1. CONGRESSIONAL RECORD REFERENCES TO DEBATES, ETC.

(Page citations are to vol. 106, Congressional Record) S. 3485 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 United States, and for other purposes. Mr. McClellan; Committee on Government Operations, 9498. Reported (S. Rept. 1584), 12608. Passed Senate, 13205. Passed House (in lieu of H.R. 12273), 14251. Examined and signed, 14483, 14644. Presented to the President, 14541. Approved (Public Law 587), 15751.

H.R. 12273–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 United States and for other purposes.

Mr. Kilgore; Committee on Government Operations, 10482.—Reported with amendment (H. Rept. 1879), 12749.-Laid on the table (S. 3485 passed in lieu), 14251.

2. SERIAL NUMBERS TO BOUND VOLUMES OF CONGRESSIONAL REPORTS RE

LATING TO PUBLIC LAW 587, 86TH CONGRESS

House Report 1879, 86th Congress, 12247.
Senate Report 1584, 86th Congress, 12236.

3. CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS RELATING TO PUBLIC LAW 587, 86TH

CONGRESS

House Committee on Government Operations, 86th Congress. Travel Payments for Persons Selected for Appointment to certain Government Positions, June 8, 1960, on H.R. 12273.

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 United States, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subsections Pederal (b) to (a), inclusive, of section 7 of the Administrative Expenses Act appointees. of 1946 (60 Stat. 808, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 73b-3) are amended to read Travel oost s. as follows:

“(b) Appropriations for the departments shall be available in accordance with regulations prescribed by the President, for expenses of travel of persons appointed, and of student trainees when promoted upon completion of college work, to positions in the United States for which there is determined by the Civil Service Commission to be a manpower shortage, 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 or promotion to their duty station. Travel and transportation expenses shall not be paid upon promotion of a student trainee after 74 STAT. 327, completion of college work if such expenses were paid upon his ap- 74 STAT. 328. pointment as a student trainee. Such travel expenses may

include

per diem and mileage allowance as provided for civilian officers and employees by the Travel Expense Act of 1949, as amended. Travel and 63 Stat. 166. transportation expenses may be allowed whether the person selected 5 USC 835 noto. has been 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 or promoted shall agree in writing to remain in the Government service for twelve months following his appointment or promotion 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 for purposes of this Act positions for which there is a manpower shortage shall not be delegated.

“(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) hereof." Seo. 2. This Act shall take effect as of August 25, 1960.

Errootivo dato, Approved July 5, 1960.

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