3 edition of Comments on FEMA Use of Releif Fund to Reimburse Employees Lodging Costs, U.S. GAO, April 24, 1996. found in the catalog.
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The specific per diem rate shall be the per diem rate payable on the travel voucher. In its second appeal, the Applicant reiterates that its request for lodging costs is reasonable. Therefore, he directed the establishment of an emergency support team EST at midday on January 11.
Second Appeal On September 17, 2010, the Applicant submitted a second appeal, which was forwarded to FEMA by the State on November 9, 2010.  Section 5122 of the Stafford Act defines major disaster as "any natural catastrophe including.
FEMA determined that meal costs did not require documentation Comments on FEMA Use of Releif Fund to Reimburse Employees Lodging Costs Federal government per diem policy. Discussion The Applicant entered into a time and materials contract with Belfor. Travel more than 12 hours but less than 24 hours: Per diem is computed as prescribed in Federal Travel Regulation FTR Sections 301-11. If an employee, while in travel status, for personal convenience returns on nonworkdays to post or place of abode from which he or she commutes daily to own official station, the employee may be reimbursed for the round-trip transportation and per diem en route in an amount not to exceed the per diem which would have been allowed had the employee remained at the temporary duty station.
Thirteen of the 30 EST team members either had four-wheel drive vehicles or lived in the vicinity of underground subway stations and were therefore able to work either the day or the night shift of the EST and still commute to and from their homes. If the leave is canceled or postponed, authorized per diem for consultation continues through midnight of the day prior to the effective date of such cancellation or postponement. As you point out, it is a well-established rule that the government may not pay the subsistence expenses of or furnish free food to civilian employees from appropriated funds without specific authority of law.
This list shows the daily amount spent for: 1 Lodging; 2 Meals each meal cost should be listed separately ; and 3 All other items of subsistence expense.
The Applicant asserted that this pre-arranged agreement with its contractor was common industry practice following large-scale events. The Regional Administrator partially granted the request in a letter dated July 15, 2010. Per diem for such temporary detail is allowed even though the destination of the employee for leave i. Authority to receive reimbursement of actual subsistence expenses must be included in the travel authorization or in April 24 amendment thereto.
The remaining portion of temporary duty if any is at the rate established under this section; and 6 Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, an authorizing officer may authorize or approve other rates never, however to exceed the maximum locality per diem rate when, in the authorizing officer's judgment, circumstances warrant such a determination.
When an employee commutes daily to his or her official station, per diem is not allowed either at their permanent duty station or place of abode. Government quarters: Travelers will be reimbursed, as a lodging expense, the fee or service charge paid for use of U. 12, the Department will reimburse the following types of lodging: 1 U.
Did the Applicant provide documentation to support the contractor lodging costs? The Director also determined it was essential that the EST operate through the evening of January 11 and into January 12 in order for the EST to function as required.
Such employees are on long-term TDY travel orders in order to effectuate this arrangement, but they are in the same position as employees who serve the same tour of duty on normal assignments at SIPs.
For eligible family members who do not accompany the employee, per diem for the first traveler is allowed up to the maximum rate for lodging and meals and incidental expenses authorized for the employee.