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K. To Amend the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946, as

Amended, To Provide a More Reasonable Allowance for Transportation of House Trailers or Mobile Dwellings by Certain Governmental Officers and Employees Upon Their Transfer From One Official Station to Another

(76 Stat. 777)

This act was the result of the enactment of H.R. 10652, 87th Congress. It was approved on October 9, 1962, as Public Law 776, 87th Congress. The text of the act appears in volume 76, Statutes at Large, page 777. Its provisions amend 5 U.S.C. 5724 et seq.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF PUBLIC Law 776, 87TH CONGRESS

1. CONGRESSIONAL RECORD REFERENCES TO DEBATES, ETC.

(Page citations are to vol. 108, Congressional Record) H.R. 10652: To amend the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946 to provide a more reasonable allowance for transportation of house trailers or mobile dwellings by certain governmental officers and employees upon their transfer from one official station to another. Mr. Ullman; Committee on Government Operations, 3823. Reported (H. Rept. 1487), 4987. Passed House, 5529. Referred to Senate Committee on Government Operations, 5793. Reported (S. Rept. 2185), 21161. Passed Senate, 21319. Examined and signed, 21958, 22111. Presented to the President, 22685. Approved (Public Law 776), 23542.

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2. SERIAL NUMBERS TO BOUND VOLUMES OF CONGRESSIONAL REPORTS

RELATING TO PUBLIC LAW 776, 87TH CONGRESS

House Report 1487, 87th Congress, 12429.
Senate Report 2185, 87th Congress, 12421.

3. CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS RELATING TO PUBLIC LAW 776, 87TH CONGRESS

House Committee on Government Operations, 87th Congress: Allowance for mobile dwellings, March 6, 1962, on H.R. 10652.

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76 STAT. 71. To amend the Administrative Expenres Act of 1916 to provide a more reasonable

allowance for transportation of house trallen or moblle dwellings by certain gorernmental omcers and employees upon tbeir trapster from one odcial station to another.

72 Stat. 14.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the last sen- Administrative tence of subsection (b) of the first section of the Administrative Expenses lot of Expenses Act of 1948 (5 U.S.C. 736-1) is amended by striking out 1946, amendment. "to a reasonable allowance, not to exceed 20 cents per mile, in lieu 60 Stet. 8063 of such transportation" and inserting in lieu thereot, "in lieu of the transportation to which he would otherwise be entitled under subsection (a) of this section, to a reasonable allowance, not to exceed 20 cents

per mile for transportation of the house trailer or mobile dwelling if such trailer or dwelling is transported by such officer or employee, or, if such trailer or dwelling is not so transported by such officer or employee, to commercial transportation of the house, trailer or mobile dwelling, at Government expense, or reimbursement to such officer or employee therefor, including the payment of necessary tolls, charges, and permit fees, except that no payment under this sentence shall exceed the maximum payment to which such officer or employee would otherwise be entitled under this section for transportation and temporary storage of his household goods and personal effects in connection with this transfer”.

Approved October 9, 1962.

L. To Amend the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946, as Amended, To Provide for Reimbursement of Certain Moving Expenses of Employees, and To Authorize Payment of Expenses for Storage of Household Goods and Personal Effects of Employees Assigned to Isolated Duty Stations Within the Continental United States

(80 Stat. 323) This act was the result of the enactment of H.R. 10607, 89th Congress. It was approved on July 21, 1966, as Public Law 516, 89th Congress. The text of the act appears in volume 80, Statutes at Large, pages 323–325. It amends 5 U.S.C. 73b-1 et seq., 73b-4a, 73b-4f, 1134.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF PUBLIC LAW 516, 89TH CONGRESS

1. CONGRESSIONAL RECORD REFERENCES TO DEBATE, ETC.

(Page citations are to vol. 111, Congressional Record) H.R. 10607: To amend the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946, as amended, to provide for reimbursement of certain moving expenses of employees, and to authorize payment of expenses for storage of household goods and personal effects of employees assigned to isolated duty stations within the continental United States. Mr. Rosenthal, August 23, 1965 (Committee on Government Operations), 21627. Reported in House September 21, 1965 (H. Rept. 1199), 27907.

(Page citations are to vol. 112, Congressional Record) House Resolution 781 reported in House March 21, 1966 (H. Rept. 1341), 6585. House Resolution 781 agreed to March 23, 1966. Debated March 23, 1966, 6588. Passed House amended March 23, 1966, 6588. Referred to Senate Committee on Government Operations March 25, 1966, 6721. Reported in Senate June 30, 1966 (S. Rept. 1357), 14765. Passed Senate July 11, 1966, 15094. Cleared for President July 11, 1966, 15799. Approved (Public Law 516) July 21, 1966, 17108.

2. SERIAL NUMBERS TO BOUND VOLUMES OF CONGRESSIONAL REPORTS

RELATING TO PUBLIC LAW 516, 89TH CONGRESS House Report 1199, 89th Congress, 12665–7.

Senate Report 1357, 89th Congress, 12710-2. 3. CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS RELATING TO PUBLIC LAW 516, 89TH CONGRESS

House Committee on Government Operations, 89th Congress (on H.R. 10607): To reimburse moving expenses of Federal employees, September 1, 14, 1965.

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To amend the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946, as amended, to provide for

reimbursement of certain moving expenses of employees, and to authorise payment of expenses for storage of household goods and personal efects of employees assigned to isolated duty stations within the continental United States.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) subsection Administrative (a) of section 1 of the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946 (60 Stat. Expenses Aot of 806, as amended; 5 U.S.C. 73b-1(a)), is amended by

1946, amendmonts (1) striking the words “the Act of February 14, 1931" appear. 46 Stat. 11033 ing in the first parentheses contained therein, and inserting in lieu 63 Stat. 167. thereof "section 4 of the Travel Expense Act of 1949 (63 Stat. 166, as amended; 5 U.S.C. 837)”;

(2) striking the word "seven" appearing in the second paren, theses contained therein, and inserting in lieu thereof the word "eleven";

(3) striking out the first proviso contained therein the words "the Subsistence Expense Act of 1926 (5 U.S.C. 828)” and insert. 44 Stat. 6883 ing in lieu thereof the words "section 5 of the Travel Expense Act 63 Stat. 167.

of 1949 (63 Stat. 166, as amended; 5 U.S.C. 838)”. (b) Subsection (b) of section 1 of the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946. (60 Stat. 807, as amended; 5 ULS.C. 73b-1(b)), is amended by adding the following words immediately before the period at the end of the first sentence in the subsection, except that payment of actual expenses may be made whenever, under regulations prescribed by the President, the head of the agency determines that such method of payment is more economical to the Government."

SDC. 2. The Administrative Expenses Act of 1946 (80 Stat.. 806), as amended,

is further amended by adding the following new sections: “Şüc. 23. Under such regulations as the President may prescribe and Administrativo to the extent deemed necessary and appropriate, as provided therein, expenses funds, appropriations or other funds available to the departments for ad availability

for oertain ministrative expenses shall be available for the reimbursement of all or part of the following expenses of officers or employees for whom the Government pays expenses of travel and transportation under subsection (a) of section 1 of this Act:

(1) The expenses of per diem allowance in lieu of the subsistence per diem. expenses of the immediate family of the officer or employee while on route between his old and new official stations, not in excess of the maximum per diem rates prescribed in or pursuant to soction 3 of the Travel Expense Act of 1949 (63 Stat. 166, as amended; 5 U.S.C. 836),

“(2) The expenses of per diem allowance in lieu of subsistence of Looating resie the officer or employee and his spouse, not in excess of the maximum denoe. per dier.. rates prescribed in the Travel Expense Act of 1949 (63 Stat. 166, as amended; 5 U.S.C. 836), and the expenses of transportation to seek permanent residence quarters at a new official station when both the old and new stations are located within the continental United States, excluding Alaska, provided that such expensas may be allowed only for one round trip in connection with each change of station of the officer or employee.

“(8). The subsistence expenses of the officer or employee and his Temporary immediate family for a period of thirty days while occupying tem- quarters. porary quarters when the new official station is located within the United States (including the District of Columbia, its territories and possessions, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Canal Zone: Provided, That the period of residence in temporary quarters may

other costs.

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80 STAT, 324

be extended for an additional thirty days when the officer or employee moves to or from Hawaii, Alaska, the territories and possessions, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Canal Zone: Provided further, That reimbursement for subsistence expenses actually incurred may not exceed an amount determined from such average daily rates per person as may be prescribed in such regulations, but not in excess of the maximum per diem rates prescribed in or pursuant to section 3 of the Travel Expense Act of 1949 (63 Stat. 166, as amended; 5 U.S.C. 836), for the localities in which the temporary quarters are located, for the first ten days of such period, two-thirds of such rates for the second ten days, and one-half for the balance of such period,

including the additional thirty days. Sale of resi- (4) The expenses of the sale of the residence (or the settlement denoe.

of an unexpired lease), of the officer or employee at the old official station and purchase of a home at the new official station required to be paid by hím when the old and new official stations are located within the United States (including the District of Columbia), its territories and possessions, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Canal Zone, but reimbursement for brokerage fees on the sale of the residence and other expenses under this subsection shall not exceed those customarily charged in the locality where the residence is located and no reimbursement shall be made for losses on the sale of the residence. This provision applies regardless of whether the title to the residence or the unexpired lease is in the name of the officer or employee alone, in the joint names of the officer or employee and a member of his immediate family, or in the name of a member of his immediate family

alone. Family or self, "Sec. 24. Under such regulations as the President may prescribe allowanoe, and to the extent deemed necessary and appropriate, as provided

therein, and notwithstanding other reimbursement authorized under this Act, an officer or employee who is reimbursed under section 1(a) or section 23 of this Act shall, if he has an immediate family, receive an amount not to exceed two weeks' basic compensation, or, if he does not have an immediate family, an amount not to exceed one week's basic compensation: Provided, That such amounts shall not exceed

amounts determined from the maximum rate of grade GS-13 in the Ante,p. 288.

General Schedule of the Classification Act of 1949, as amended.

“Sec. 25. Under such regulations as the President may prescribe Storage.

“(a) Whenever any civilian officer or employee (including any new 72 Stat. 843, appointee in accordance with section 7(b) of this Act, as amended) 5 USC 73b3.

is assigned to a permanent duty station at an isolated location in the continental United States, excluding Alaska, to which he cannot take or at which he is unable to use his household goods and personal effects because of the absence of residence quarters at such location, nontemporary storage expenses or storage at Government expense in Government-owned facilities (including related transportation and cther expenses), whichever is more economical, may be allowed such officer or employee under regulations issued by the head of the Execulive Department or agency concerned. In no instance shall the weight

of the property stored under this subsection, together with the weight 60 Stat. 806.

transported under section 1 or section 7(b) of this Act, exceed the total maximum weight the officer or employee would be entitled to have inoved, and the period of nontemporary storage shall not exceed three years.

“(b) This section does not authorize reimbursement to officers and employees traveling under orders issued more than sixty days prior

to the effective date of this section. Transfers be- "Sec. 26. Under such regulations as the President may prescribe and tween departe

notwithstanding the provisions of the fourth proviso of section 1(a)

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5 USC 73b-1.

ments.

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