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Joint Travel Regulations Changes

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TitleDescriptionEffective Date
UTD/CTD for MAP/CAP – 20-23(E), Premium Class and Premium Economy DefinitionThis item edits JTR, pars. 020205, 031802, and Appendix A to incorporate the definition change of premium class accommodations, introduce premium economy airline accommodations as a class of service, and management controls related to the use premium class accommodations.6/1/2023
CTD for CAP 50-23(I), Update Administrative Household Goods (HHG) Weight Allowance Locations Table for Poland and RomaniaThis item updates the Joint Travel Regulations Supplement, Administrative Household Goods (HHG) Weight Allowance Locations Table to rescind household goods weight allowance restrictions for Navy civilian employees assigned to Poland and Romania. Civilian employees assigned to Redzikowo, Poland and Deveselu, Romania are now authorized the full HHG weight allowance.5/25/2023
UTD for MAP 28-23(E) Add Pretoria, Johannesburg, and Cape Town, South Africa and Mbabane, Eswatini Authorized Consumable Goods LocationsThis item updates the Joint Travel Regulations Supplement, Authorized Consumable Goods Locations to authorize a Consumable Goods Allowance for Service members assigned to Pretoria, Johannesburg, and Cape Town, South Africa and Mbabane, Eswatini.5/23/2023
UTD for MAP 46-23(I), TLE Extension Recertification - Edwards AFB/Palmdale, CA MHA (CA457)This item extends the TLE extension recertification dates for the Edwards AFB/Palmdale, CA Military Housing Area (CA457).5/8/2023
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
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