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Title 41Subtitle FChapter 302Subchapter APart 302-2

TITLE 41—Public Contracts and Property Management







When may I begin my transfer or reassignment?
May I relocate to my new official station before I receive a written travel authorization (TA)?
What determines my entitlements and allowances for relocation?
What is my effective transfer or appointment date?
May I relocate from a location other than the location specified in my relocation travel authorization?
May I be reimbursed for relocation expenses if I relocate to a new official station that does not meet the 50-mile distance test?
What happens if I attempt to defraud the Government?

Time Limits

When may I begin my travel and transportation after receiving authorization to do so?
When must I complete all aspects my relocation?
If I am furloughed to perform active military duty, will I have to complete all aspects of the relocation within the time limitation?
Does the 1-year time period in §302-2.8 include time that I cannot travel and/or transport my household effects due to shipping restrictions to or from my post of duty OCONUS?
May the 1-year time limitation for completing all aspects of a relocation be extended?

Service Agreement and Disclosure Statement

What is a service agreement?
Am I required to sign a service agreement when transferring within or outside the continental United States or performing renewal agreement travel and what is the minimum period of service?
Will I be penalized for violation of my service agreement?
Must I provide my agency with my actual place of residence as soon as I accept a transfer/appointment OCONUS?
Must I sign a service agreement for a “last move home” relocation?
What happens if I fail to sign a service agreement?
Can my service agreement be voided by a subsequent service agreement?
If I have more than one service agreement, must I adhere to each agreement separately?
What is a duplicate reimbursement disclosure statement?
Must I sign a duplicate reimbursement disclosure statement?

Advancement of Funds

May I receive an advance of funds for my travel and transportation expenses?
What requirements must I meet to receive a travel advance?
May I receive a travel advance for separation relocation?


What internal policies must we establish before authorizing a relocation allowance?
When may we authorize reimbursement for relocation expenses?
Who must authorize and approve relocation expenses?
How must we administer the authorization for relocation of an employee?
What information must we provide on the TA?
When an employee transfers between Federal agencies, who is responsible for paying the employee's relocation expenses?
May we waive statutory or regulatory limitations relating to relocation allowances for employees relocating to/from remote or isolated locations?

Time Limits

Are there time factors that we must consider for allowing an employee to complete all aspects of relocation?

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