Federal Travel Regulation; Removal of Privately Owned Vehicle Rates; Privately Owned Automobile Mileage Reimbursement When Government Owned Automobiles Are Authorized; Miscellaneous Amendments
GSA is amending the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) by removing the Privately Owned Vehicle (POV) rates from Section 301- 10.303. These rates will be published on a periodic basis as FTR Bulletins by the Office of Governmentwide Policy, Office of Travel, Transportation and Asset Management, and will be posted on the Internet at https://www.gsa.gov/ ftr. This amendment also revises the reimbursement amount for travelers who are authorized to use a Government Owned Automobile (GOA) for temporary duty travel (TDY) and choose to use their privately owned automobile (POA) instead; updates the definition of ``official station''; clarifies various provisions of Chapters 301, 302, and 303 regarding TDY and relocation travel; and makes certain grammatical corrections, where applicable.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Reporting Purchases From Sources Outside the United States
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning reporting purchases from sources outside the United States. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Federal Travel Regulation (FTR)
The General Services Administration (GSA) has issued FTR Bulletin 11-02, updating the Fly America Act information on the GSA web site with recent changes to the new US-EU Open Skies agreement signed June 24, 2010.
Federal Management Regulation; FMR Bulletin PBS-2010-B5; Redesignations of Federal Buildings
The attached bulletin announces the designation and redesignation of two Federal buildings.
Information Collection; Request for Authorization of Additional Classification and Rate, Standard Form 1444
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Request for Authorization of Additional Classification and Rate, Standard Form 1444.
Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Terms and Definitions for “Dependent”, “Domestic Partner”, “Domestic Partnership” and “Immediate Family”
GSA is amending the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) by adding terms and definitions for ``Dependent'', ``Domestic partner'' and ``Domestic partnership'', and by revising the definition of ``Immediate family'' to include ``Domestic partner'' and children, dependent parents, and dependent brothers and sisters of the Domestic partner as named members of the employee's household. This interim rule also adds references to domestic partners and committed relationships, where applicable, in the FTR.