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Title 41Subtitle FChapter 301Subchapter B → Part 301-13


Title 41: Public Contracts and Property Management


PART 301-13—TRAVEL OF AN EMPLOYEE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS


Contents
§301-13.1   What is the policy for paying additional travel expenses incurred by an employee with a special need?
§301-13.2   Under what conditions will my agency pay for my additional travel expense(s) under this part?
§301-13.3   What additional travel expenses may my agency pay under this part?

Authority: 5 U.S.C. 5707.

Source: FTR Amdt. 70, 63 FR 15966, Apr. 1, 1998, unless otherwise noted.

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§301-13.1   What is the policy for paying additional travel expenses incurred by an employee with a special need?

To provide reasonable accommodations to an employee with a special need by paying for additional travel expenses incurred.

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§301-13.2   Under what conditions will my agency pay for my additional travel expense(s) under this part?

When an additional travel expense is necessary to accommodate a special physical need which is either:

(a) Clearly visible and discernible; or

(b) Substantiated in writing by a competent medical authority.

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§301-13.3   What additional travel expenses may my agency pay under this part?

Your agency approving official may pay for any expenses deemed necessary by your agency to accommodate an employee with a special need including, but not limited to, the following expenses:

(a) Transportation and per diem expenses incurred by a family member or other attendant who must travel with you to make the trip possible;

(b) Specialized transportation to, from, and/or at the TDY duty location;

(c) Specialized services provided by a common carrier to accommodate your special need;

(d) Costs for handling your baggage that are a direct result of your special need;

(e) Renting and/or transporting a wheelchair;

(f) Other than coach-class accommodations to accommodate your special need, under subpart B of part 301-10 of this subchapter; and

(g) Services of an attendant, when necessary, to accommodate your special need.

Note to §301-13.3(g): For limits on the amount that may be paid to an attendant, other than travel expenses, see 5 U.S.C. 3102 and guidance at https://www.opm.gov/FAQs.

[FTR Amdt. 70, 63 FR 15966, Apr. 1, 1998, as amended by FTR Amdt. 2005-03, 70 FR 28460, May 18, 2005; FTR Amdt. 2006-03, 71 FR 24596, Apr. 26, 2006; FTR Amdt. 2009-06, 74 FR 55149, Oct. 27, 2009; 85 FR 39849, July 2, 2020]

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