Joint Travel Regulations Changes

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TitleDescriptionEffective Date
UTD for MAP 97-23(I) – Reduction of Extended Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE) Allowances When Receiving Basic Allowance for Housing Per DiemThis item clarifies that if the Service member is in receipt of per diem equal to the amount of the basic allowance for housing at the without-dependent rate, in accordance with par. 032201-B3 and Table 3-5, then the lodging portion of TLE is reduced to $0, from days 15 to 60, when the Service member is at a location approved for extended TLE.11/28/2023
UTD for MAP 98-23(I), Clarifying Active-Duty Service member as Attendant for Medical Specialty Care Travel of More Than 100 MilesThis item clarifies that to receive the standard travel and transportation allowances in Chapter 2, an eligible attendant must be an active-duty Service members and civilian employee.11/28/2023
UTD for MAP 95-23(I), Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE) Recertification – BATH, ME (ME136)This item extends the TLE extension recertification dates for the Bath, ME (ME136) Military Housing Areas (MHA). The initiating local command documented and certified the continued existence of a housing shortage.11/20/2023
UTD for MAP 91-23(I), Clarification of TLE Recertification and Extension RequirementsThis item updates and clarifies documentation requirements for Local Authorization Process for TLE Extensions Due to a Housing Shortage.10/31/2023
UTD/CTD for MAP/CAP 89-23(I), Miscellaneous CorrectionsThis item removes Muster Duty information from JTR, par. 030302-C as this is governed by DoD FMR, Vol 7A, Chapter 58. This item also corrects miscellaneous minor errors throughout the JTR.10/31/2023
UTD for MAP 85-23(S), PCS Allowances when Attending Professional Education Training or ClassThe FY23 National Defense Authorization Act, Section 625, directs the Department to authorize per diem in the amount of the basic allowance for housing without-dependent rate when the Service member is traveling to the professional military education or training location, on a PCS order, with orders to return to the duty station where the member maintains a primary residence and the dependent of the member resides. According to the law, implementation is mandatory. This authority was signed into law on December 23, 2022 and the effective date for these payments will be retroactive to December 23, 2022.10/31/2023
UTD/CTD for MAP/CAP 90-23(I), Additional Miscellaneous CorrectionsThis item corrects miscellaneous minor errors in MAP 85-23(S).10/31/2023
UTD/CTD for MAP/CAP 87-23(I), Evacuation Authority derived from Department of State (DoS) cableThis item clarifies that a Department of State (DoS) cable authorizing or ordering departure of eligible family members under chief of mission from an embassy does authorize the Secretary of Defense to do the same without further consultations.10/23/2023
UTD/CTD for MAP/CAP 79-23(E), Clarification of Reimbursable Lodging Expenses Associated with Rental or Lease of Nonconventional Lodging such as a Single-Family Home or ApartmentThis item clarifies JTR Paragraph 020303-G, indicating that rental or lease of a single-family home or apartment is considered long term lodging regardless of whether the lodging costs are accrued daily, weekly, or monthly. This item also clarifies Table 2-8,indicating that parking at a single-family home or apartment is considered part of the lodging cost and not separately reimbursable. This item also clarifies Table 2-16 fees, such as tourism, safe, service, or resort fees may only be reimbursed in conjunction with conventional lodging(hotel and motel establishments).10/19/2023
UTD for MAP 72-23(I) TLE Extension Recertification Goldsboro/Seymour Johnson AFB, NCExtends the TLE extension recertification dates for the Seymour Johnson AFB NC (NC183) Military Housing Area (MHA).8/23/2023
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