16 U.S. Code § 17j - Traveling expenses of National Park System employees and dependents of deceased employees

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In the administration of the National Park System, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized, under regulations prescribed by him, to pay
(a) the traveling expenses of employees, including the costs of packing, crating, and transporting (including draying) their personal property, upon permanent change of station of such employees and
(b) the traveling expenses as aforesaid of dependents of deceased employees
(i) to the nearest housing reasonably available and of a standard not less than that which is vacated, and to include compensation for not to exceed sixty days rental cost thereof, in the case of an employee who occupied Government housing and the death of such employee requires that housing to be promptly vacated, and
(ii) to the nearest port of entry in the conterminous forty-eight States in the case of an employee whose last permanent station was outside the conterminous forty-eight States.


(May 26, 1930, ch. 324, § 11,46 Stat. 383; Pub. L. 91–383, § 5, Aug. 18, 1970, as added Pub. L. 94–458, § 2,Oct. 7, 1976, 90 Stat. 1939.)

1976—Pub. L. 91–383, § 5, as added by Pub. L. 94–458, included travel expenses for dependents of a deceased National Park System employee.
Transfer of Functions

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1950, §§ 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1262, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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