Joint Travel Regulations Changes

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TitleDescriptionEffective Date
UTD for MAP 17-23(I), Update Administrative Household Goods (HHG) Weight Allowance Locations TableThis item updates the Joint Travel Regulations Supplement, Administrative Household Goods (HHG) Weight Allowance Locations.3/17/2023
UTD/CTD for MAP/CAP 11-23(I) Add Language Clarifying Tip Reimbursement for Ground TransportationThis item clarifies tip reimbursement language in JTR, Table 2-13. If a traveler uses a Transportation Network Company, taxi, or limousine service, then the traveler may include a tip of up to 20% of the fare as part of the total fare amount claimed. The tip may not exceed 20% and it is not separately reimbursable. Fare means the price paid for transportation including all mandatory taxes and fees; it does not include ancillary fees for optional services.3/1/2023
UTD for MAP 86-22(R) Travel for Non-Covered Reproductive Health Care ServicesAs part of the Secretary of Defense’s initiative on “Ensuring Access to Reproductive Health Care,” the Secretary directed travel and transportation allowances be established for Service members and their dependents, as appropriate and consistent with applicable federal law and operational requirements, to facilitate official travel to access non-covered reproductive health care that is unavailable within the local area of a Service member's permanent duty station. This item adds the authority for travel and transportation of Service members and authorized dependents to receive non-covered reproductive health care services, including abortion and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), when timely access is not available within the local area of the member’s PDS, TDY location, or the last location the dependent was transported on Government orders. Additionally, these items incorporate supplementary JTR revision changes made during coordination through external DoD offices.2/16/2023
UTD for MAP 12-23(I) Clarify Re-delegation AuthorityThis item adds language to JTR, Table 3-2.1, clarifying the re-delegation authority for the Combatant Commands. The Combatant Commander may be re-delegate no lower than a two-star or civilian equivalent.2/15/2023
UTD for MAP 94-22(R) Edwards AFB/Palmdale CA (CA457) TLE ExtensionUnder JTR, par. 050601-B3, the Air Force requested a TLE extension for Edwards AFB/Palmdale, CA (MHA CA457) because it has determined that the Military Housing Area is experiencing a housing shortage that prevents Service members from obtaining adequate permanent Government-owned, Government-controlled, privatized or private-sector rental housing. The authority for action is 37 U.S.C. § 452, which permits an extension of TLE in locations where the President has declared a major disaster area under Section 401 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. § 5170 et. seq.).2/14/2023
UTD for MAP 07-23(R) Holloman AFB, NM TLE ExtensionUnder JTR, par. 050601-B3, the Air Force requested a TLE extension for Holloman AFB, NM (NM205) military housing area (MHA) because it has determined that the MHA is experiencing a housing shortage that prevents Service members from obtaining adequate permanent Government-owned, Government-controlled, privatized or private-sector rental housing.2/13/2023
UTD for MAP 04-23(R) Atlantic City, NJ (NJ196) Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE) ExtensionUnder JTR, par. 050601-B3, the U.S. Coast Guard requested to reinstate a TLE extension for the Atlantic City, NJ military housing area (MHA) because it has determined that the MHA is experiencing a housing shortage that prevents Service members from obtaining adequate permanent Government-owned, Government-controlled, privatized or private-sector rental housing.2/13/2023
UTD for MAP 93-22(R) Bath, ME (ME136) Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE) ExtensionUnder JTR, par. 050601-B3, the Navy requested a TLE extension for Bath, ME (ME136) military housing area (MHA) because it has determined that the MHA is experiencing a housing shortage that prevents Service members from obtaining adequate permanent Government-owned, Government-controlled, privatized or private-sector rental housing.2/6/2023
UTD for MAP 97-22(R), Vandenberg SFB CA TLE ExtensionUnder JTR, par. 050601-B3, the Air Force requested a TLE extension for Vandenberg AFB (CA026) military housing area (MHA) because it has determined that the MHA is experiencing a housing shortage that prevents Service members from obtaining adequate permanent Government-owned, Government-controlled, privatized or private-sector rental housing.1/31/2023
UTD for MAP 03-23(R) Moody AFB, GA (GA081) Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE) ExtensionThis item reinstates the Moody AFB Military Housing Area (MHA) GA081 as a location to receive an extended Temporary Lodging Expense (TLE) under the authority in 37 U.S.C. § 452. Due to the lingering effects of the pandemic, installations are experiencing a housing shortage, which is extending the time period for incoming personnel to find housing. This item reinstates the Moody AFB Military Housing Area (MHA) GA081 as a location to receive up to 60 days TLE.1/26/2023
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