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Title 41Subtitle FChapter 302Subchapter BPart 302-3


TITLE 41—Public Contracts and Property Management

Subtitle F—FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATION SYSTEM

CHAPTER 302—RELOCATION ALLOWANCES

SUBCHAPTER B—RELOCATION ALLOWANCES

PART 302-3—RELOCATION ALLOWANCE BY SPECIFIC TYPE

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Subpart A—NEW APPOINTEE

§302-3.1
Who is a new appointee?
§302-3.2
As a new appointee or student trainee what relocation expenses may my agency pay or reimburse me for incident to a permanent change of station to my first official station?
§302-3.3
As a new appointee, are there any expenses that my agency will not pay?
§302-3.4
If my agency authorizes me allowances for relocation, must it pay all of the expenses listed in §302-3.2?
§302-3.5
If I travel to my first official station before I have been appointed, will I be reimbursed for my relocation expenses?
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Subpart B—TRANSFERRED EMPLOYEES

§302-3.100
What is a transferred employee?
§302-3.101
As a transferred employee what relocation allowances must my agency pay or reimburse to me?
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Subpart C—TYPES OF TRANSFERS

Relocation of Two or More Employed Immediate Family Members

§302-3.200
When a member of my immediate family who is also an employee and I are transferring to the same official station, may we both receive allowances for relocation?
§302-3.201
If my immediate family member and I both transfer to the same official station in the interest of the Government, may we both claim the same relocation expenses?
§302-3.202
If my immediate family member and I both transfer to the same official station, may we both claim the same relocation allowances for the same non-employee family member?
§302-3.203
If I am transferring in the interest of the Government and my employed immediate family member(s) transfer is not in the interest of the Government, will he/she receive relocation allowances?
§302-3.204
When an employed immediate family member and I are transferring in the interest of the Government, what information must we submit to our agency?

Reduction in Force Relocation

§302-3.205
If my transfer is involuntary (due to i.e., reduction in force, cessation, or transfer of work), is it considered to be in the interest of the Government?
§302-3.206
If I am re-employed after a separation by reduction in force or transfer of functions, may my agency pay me a relocation allowance?

Overseas Assignment and Return

§302-3.207
Am I eligible to receive relocation allowances for overseas assignment and return travel?
§302-3.208
What relocation expenses will my agency pay for my overseas assignment and return?

Overseas Tour Renewal Agreement

§302-3.209
What is overseas tour renewal travel?
§302-3.210
What is an overseas tour of duty?
§302-3.211
What is an allowance for overseas tour renewal travel?
§302-3.212
How do I know if I am eligible to receive an allowance for overseas tour renewal travel?
§302-3.213
What allowances will I receive for tour renewal travel?
§302-3.214
May I receive reimbursement for tour renewal travel when my travel is between two places within the United States?
§302-3.215
Will I be reimbursed for tour renewal travel from a post of duty in Hawaii and return 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?
§302-3.216
When must I begin my first tour renewal travel from Alaska or Hawaii?
§302-3.217
Will my family or I receive per diem for en route travel from my post of duty to my actual place of residence in the U.S.?
§302-3.218
Are there any special circumstances when my agency may authorize me travel and transportation expenses for my tour renewal travel in Alaska or Hawaii?
§302-3.219
Is there a limit on how many times I may receive reimbursement for tour renewal travel?
§302-3.220
May my family and I travel to another U.S. location (other than from my actual place of residence) under my tour renewal agreement?
§302-3.221
If I travel to another place in the U.S. (other than my actual place of residence) am I required to spend time at my actual place of residence to receive reimbursement?
§302-3.222
Will I be reimbursed if I travel to another overseas location (instead of the U.S.)?
§302-3.223
What happens if I violate my new service agreement under a tour renewal assignment?
§302-3.224
If I violate my new service agreement, will the Government reimburse me for return travel and transportation to my actual place of residence?

Prior Return of Immediate Family Members

§302-3.225
If my immediate family member(s) return to the U.S. before me, will I be reimbursed for transporting part of my household goods with my family and the rest of my household goods when I return?
§302-3.226
Will the Government reimburse me if I am not eligible to return with my immediate family member(s) to the U.S. and choose to send them at my own expense?
§302-3.227
If I become divorced from my spouse or terminate my committed relationship with my domestic partner while OCONUS will I receive reimbursement to return my former spouse or domestic partner and dependents to the U.S.?
§302-3.228
Is my dependent who turned 21 while overseas entitled to return travel to my place of actual residence at the expense of the Government?
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Subpart D—RELOCATION SEPARATION

Overseas to U.S. Return for Separation

§302-3.300
Must my agency pay for return relocation expenses for my immediate family and me once I have completed my duty OCONUS?
§302-3.301
May I transport my household goods to a location other than my actual place of residence when I separate from the Government?
§302-3.302
May my agency pay for my immediate family member(s) and my household goods to be returned to the U.S. before I complete my service agreement?
§302-3.303
May I claim reimbursement for the return of my immediate family member(s) or household goods more than once under one service agreement?

SES Separation for Retirement

§302-3.304
Who is entitled to SES separation relocation allowances?
§302-3.305
Who is not eligible for SES separation relocation expense allowances?
§302-3.306
If I meet the conditions in §302-3.307, what expenses am I allowed under separation for retirement travel?
§302-3.307
Under what conditions may I receive separation relocation travel for my family and me?
§302-3.308
Do I have to provide my agency with any special documents before receiving reimbursement for moving expenses?
§302-3.309
Where should my travel and transportation begin?
§302-3.310
Where will I be authorized to separate?
§302-3.311
May I receive reimbursement for travel and transportation from an alternate location other than the duty station?
§302-3.312
Upon separation, if I elect to reside in a different geographical area which is less than 50 miles from my official station, will I receive reimbursement?
§302-3.313
May I have my household goods transported from more than one location?
§302-3.314
Is there a time limit when I must begin my travel and transportation upon separation?
§302-3.315
May I be granted an extension to the time limit for beginning my separation travel?
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Subpart E—EMPLOYEE'S TEMPORARY CHANGE OF STATION

§302-3.400
What is a “temporary change of station (TCS)”?
§302-3.401
What is the purpose of a TCS?
§302-3.402
When am I eligible for a TCS?
§302-3.403
Who is not eligible for a TCS?
§302-3.404
Under what circumstances will my agency authorize a TCS?
§302-3.405
If my agency authorizes a TCS, do I have the option of electing payment of per diem expenses under part 301-11 of this title?
§302-3.406
How long must my assignment be for me to qualify for a TCS?
§302-3.407
What is the effect on my TCS reimbursement if my assignment lasts less than 6 months?
§302-3.408
What is the effect on my TCS reimbursement if my assignment lasts more than 30 months?
§302-3.409
Is there any required minimum distance between an official station and a TCS location that must be met for me to qualify for a TCS?
§302-3.410
Must I sign a service agreement to qualify for a TCS?
§302-3.411
What is my official station during my TCS?

Expenses Paid Upon Assignment

§302-3.412
What expenses must my agency pay?
§302-3.413
Are there other expenses that my agency may pay?

Expenses Paid During Assignment

§302-3.414
If my agency authorizes a TCS, will it pay for extended storage of my household goods?
§302-3.415
How long may my agency pay for extended storage of household goods?
§302-3.416
Is there any limitation on the combined weight of household goods I may transport and store at Government expense?
§302-3.417
Will I have to pay any income tax if my agency pays for extended storage of my household goods?
§302-3.418
May my agency pay for property management services when I am authorized a TCS?
§302-3.419
For what property may my agency pay property management services?
§302-3.420
How long may my agency pay for property management services?
§302-3.421
What are the income tax consequences if my agency pays for property management services?

Expenses Paid Upon Completion of Assignment or Upon Separation From Government Service

§302-3.422
What expenses will my agency pay when I complete my TCS?
§302-3.423
If I separate from Government service upon completion of my TCS, what relocation expenses will my agency pay upon my separation?
§302-3.424
If I separate from Government service prior to completion of my TCS, what relocation expenses will my agency pay upon my separation?
§302-3.425
If I have been authorized successive temporary changes of station and reassigned from one temporary official station to another, what expenses will my agency pay upon completion of my last assignment or my separation from Government service?

Permanent Assignment to Temporary Official Station

§302-3.426
How is payment of my TCS expenses affected if I am permanently assigned to my temporary official station?
§302-3.427
What relocation allowances may my agency pay when I am permanently assigned to my temporary official station?
§302-3.428
If I am permanently assigned to my temporary official station, is there any limitation on the weight of household goods I may transport at Government expense to my official station?
§302-3.429
Are there any relocation allowances my agency may not pay if I am permanently assigned to my temporary official station?
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Subpart F—AGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES

§302-3.500
What governing policies and procedures must we establish for paying a relocation allowance under this part 302-3?
§302-3.501
Must we establish any specific procedures for paying a relocation allowance to new appointees?
§302-3.502
What factors should we consider in determining whether to authorize a TCS for a long-term assignment?

Service Agreements

§302-3.503
Must we require employees to sign a service agreement?
§302-3.504
What information should we include in a service agreement?
§302-3.505
How long must we require an employee to agree to the terms of a service agreement?
§302-3.506
May we pay relocation expenses if the employee violates his/her service agreement?

New Appointees

§302-3.507
Once we authorize relocation expenses for new appointees or student trainees what expenses must we pay?
§302-3.508
What relocation expenses are not authorized for new appointees or student trainees?

Overseas Assignment and Return

§302-3.509
What policies must we follow when appointing an employee to an overseas assignment?
§302-3.510
When must we pay return travel for immediate family members?
§302-3.511
What must we consider when determining return travel for immediate family member(s) for compassionate reasons prior to completion of the service agreement?
§302-3.512
How many times are we required to pay for an employee's return travel?

Overseas Tour Renewal Travel

§302-3.513
May we allow a travel advance for tour renewal agreement travel?
§302-3.514
Under what conditions must we pay for tour renewal agreement travel?
§302-3.515
What special rules must we apply for reimbursement of tour renewal travel for employees stationed, assigned, appointed or transferred to/from Alaska or Hawaii?

SES Separation for Retirement

§302-3.516
What must we do before issuing payment for SES separation-relocation travel?
§302-3.517
May we issue travel advances for separation relocation?


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