Joint Travel Regulations Changes

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TitleDescriptionEffective Date
UTD for MAP 67-23(R) TLE Extension Recertification - Moody AFB, GA (GA081)This item extends the TLE extension recertification dates for the Moody AFB(GA081) Military Housing Area. The initiating local command must document and certify the continued existence of a housing shortage in the affected area within each 90-day period after the effective date.7/17/2023
UTD for MAP 26-24(R) TLE Extension Recertification - Portsmouth, NH/Kittery, METhis item extends the TLE extension recertification dates for the Portsmouth, NH/Kittery, ME (NH194) Military Housing Area.4/25/2024
UTD for MAP 14-23(R), Child Care Reimbursement Incident to a Permanent Change of Station (PCS)This item implements a new pilot program pursuant by Section 627 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023. In accordance with Section 627, the Secretary of Defense must carry out a pilot program to reimburse a member of the Armed Forces for travel and transportation expenses incurred by a child care provider during a permanent change of station (PCS) when child care is not available at a military child development center at the new permanent duty station (PDS) within 30 days of the Service member’s reporting date.1/30/2024
UTD for MAP 02-23(R), Pet Expenses Due to a Permanent Change of StationThis item implements Sec 624 of FY 2023 NDAA which amends 37 U.S.C. 453 and authorizes reimbursement of costs related to the relocation of a pet that arise during a permanent change of station (PCS). Under this new policy, a Uniformed Service member may be authorized reimbursement of up to $550 for a PCS within the continental United States and up to $2,000 for a PCS to or from a location outside the continental United States to cover expenses directly related to pet transportation, such as pet shipping and quarantine fees. This policy will be effective January 1, 2024 and published in the Joint Travel Regulations on that date.6/21/2023
UTD for MAP 101-22(I) 2023 Dislocation Allowance (DLA) RatesThis item increases the DLA rates effective January 1, 2023 based on the basic rate of pay increase of 4.6% in the FY2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).12/31/2022
UTD for MAP 108-23(I), CY2024 Dislocation Allowance (DLA) RatesThis item increases the DLA rates effective January 1, 2024 based on the basic rate of pay increase of 5.2% in the FY2024 President’s Budget. The FY2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) does not contain a provision to alter the increase rate.12/27/2023
CTD for CAP 22-24(E), Shipment of Alternative Fueled POV or Circuitous Route to New PDSThis item inserts clarifying language identified in General Service Administration’s (GSA) Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) Case 2022-03, which issued a final ruling to allow agencies greater flexibility for authorizing shipment of an alternative fueled privately-owned vehicle (POV) or authorizing a circuitous route for these types of POVs to a new permanent duty station (PDS). These changes will provide Services with additional factors to help determine whether shipping a traveler’s alternative fueled POV is more cost-effective and advantageous to the Government than authorizing the traveler to drive their POV to the new permanent duty station (PDS).6/1/2024
UTD/CTD for MAP/CAP 14-24(E), Privately owned vehicle (POV) constructive cost analysis updateThis item inserts clarifying language identified in GSA’s Federal register notice2023-00733, which issued a final ruling to clarify the calculation of “constructed cost” as it relates to temporary duty (TDY) travel. This item clarifies that what factors should be compared to privately owned vehicle costs to when preparing a constructive cost analysis. Prior Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) and General Services Board of Contract Appeals(GSCBA)decisions also address the compiling of cost associated with the method selected as most advantageous to the government (See In the Matter of Russell E. Yates, GSBCA No.15109–TRAV (Jan. 28, 2000); In the Matter of Stephen M. England, CBCA 3903–TRAV (Jan.30,2015)).3/19/2024
UTD for MAP 99-23(I), Miscellaneous CorrectionsThis item makes administrative correction to the days identified in Table 5-15 from 10 to 14.11/29/2023
CTD FOR CAP 50-20(E) OCONUS CIVILIAN TOUR LENGTHS REVISIONS.PDFThis item makes updated to the Civilian Tour Lengths section of the Tour Lengths and Tours of Duty OCONUS website document. The change removes locations that are no longer relevant and clarifies what the applicable accompanied and unaccompanied tour lengths are for each location.7/19/2022
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