41 CFR 303-70.101 - Must we provide assistance in arranging for preparation and transportation of employee remains?

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§ 303-70.101 What costs must we pay for preparation and transportation of employee remains?

You must pay all actual costs including but not limited to:

(a) Preparation of remains, including:

(1) Embalming or cremation;

(2) Necessary clothing;

(3) A casket or container suitable for shipment to place of interment; and

(4) Expenses necessary to comply with local laws at the port of entry in the United States; and

(b) Transportation of remains by common carrier (that is normally used for transportation of remains), hearse, other means, or a combination thereof, from the TDY station, OCONUS location, or CONUS location covered by § 303-70.1(e), to the employee's residence, official station, or place of interment, including but not limited to:

(1) Movement from place of death to a mortuary and/or cemetery;

(2) Shipping permits;

(3) Outside case for shipment and sealing of the case if necessary;

(4) Removal to and from the common carrier; and

(5) Ferry fares, bridge tolls, and similar charges.

Note to § 303-70.101:

Costs for an outside case are not authorized for transportation by hearse. Costs for transportation by hearse or other means cannot exceed the cost of common carrier (that is normally used for transportation of remains).

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 5 - GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES

§ 5721 - Definitions

§ 5722 - Travel and transportation expenses of new appointees; posts of duty outside the continental United States

§ 5723 - Travel and transportation expenses of new appointees and student trainees

§ 5724 - Travel and transportation expenses of employees transferred; advancement of funds; reimbursement on commuted basis

§ 5724a - Relocation expenses of employees transferred or reemployed

§ 5724b - Taxes on reimbursements for travel, transportation, and relocation expenses of employees transferred

§ 5724c - Relocation services

§ 5724d - Transportation and moving expenses for immediate family of certain deceased Federal employees

§ 5725 - Transportation expenses; employees assigned to danger areas

§ 5726 - Storage expenses; household goods and personal effects

§ 5727 - Transportation of motor vehicles

§ 5728 - Travel and transportation expenses; vacation leave

§ 5729 - Transportation expenses; prior return of family

§ 5730 - Funds available

§ 5731 - Expenses limited to lowest first-class rate

§ 5732 - General average contribution; payment or reimbursement

§ 5733 - Expeditious travel

§ 5734 - Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses of employees transferred from the Postal Service

§ 5735 - Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses of employees transferring to the United States Postal Service

§ 5736 - Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses of certain nonappropriated fund employees

§ 5737 - Relocation expenses of an employee who is performing an extended assignment

§ 5737a - Employees temporarily deployed in contingency operations

§ 5738 - Regulations

§ 5741 - General prohibition

§ 5742 - Transportation of remains, dependents, and effects; death occurring away from official station or abroad

Presidential Documents

Executive Order ... 11609