20 U.S. Code § 905 - Quarters, quarters allowances, and storage
Under regulations which shall be prescribed by or under authority of the President, each teacher (other than a teacher employed in a substitute capacity) shall be entitled, in addition to basic compensation, to quarters, quarters allowance, and storage as provided by this section.
(b) Furnishing of living quarters or grant of allowance
(c) Recess periods
Each teacher (other than a teacher employed in a substitute capacity) who is performing services as a teacher at the close of a school year and agrees in writing to serve as a teacher for the next school year may be authorized, for the recess period immediately preceding such next school year—
(d) Failure to report for service; liability to United States
If a teacher does not report for service at the beginning of the next school year, he shall, except for reasons beyond his control and acceptable to the Department of Defense, be obligated to the United States in an amount equal to any quarters allowance which he may have received under subsection (c) of this section or in an amount equal to the reasonable value of any quarters or storage which he may have received under such subsection, or both, as the case may be.
(e) Employment in other positions during recess periods
Quarters, quarters allowance, and storage provided under this section shall be in lieu of any quarters, quarters allowance, and storage to which he otherwise might be entitled by reason of employment in another position during any recess period between two school years.
(f) Lease of military family housing by teacher assigned to teach at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, Cuba
(1) A teacher assigned to teach at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, Cuba, who is not accompanied at such station by any dependent shall be offered for lease any available military family housing at such station that is suitable for occupancy by the teacher and is not needed to house members of the armed forces and dependents accompanying them or other civilian personnel and any dependents accompanying them.
(2) For any period for which military family housing is leased under paragraph (1) to a teacher described in such paragraph, the teacher shall receive a quarters allowance in the amount determined under subsection (b) of this section. The teacher is entitled to such quarters allowance without regard to whether other Government furnished quarters are available for occupancy by the teacher without charge to the teacher.
Source(Pub. L. 86–91, § 7,July 17, 1959, 73 Stat. 216; Pub. L. 87–172, § 1,Aug. 30, 1961, 75 Stat. 409; Pub. L. 107–314, div. A, title III, § 342,Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2515.)
In subsecs. (b) and (c)(1), “section 5912 of title 5” substituted for “the Act of June 26, 1930 (5 U.S.C. 118a)” on authority of Pub. L. 89–554, § 7(b),June 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 631, the first section of which enacted Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
Section was formerly classified to section 2355 of Title 5 prior to the general revision and enactment of Title 5 by Pub. L. 89–554, § 1,Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 378.
2002—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 107–314added subsec. (f).
1961—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 87–172inserted “except for reasons beyond his control and acceptable to the Department of Defense”.
Delegation of Functions
Functions vested in President by subsec. (a) of this section concerning authority to prescribe regulations relating to quarters and quarters allowances delegated to Secretary of State pursuant to Ex. Ord. No. 12228, July 24, 1980, 45 F.R. 49903, set out as a note under section 707 of Title 38, Veterans’ Benefits.
Authority of President under subsec. (a) of this section to prescribe regulations relating to storage (including packing, drayage, unpacking, and transportation to and from storage) of household effects and personal possessions delegated to Administrator of General Services, see section 1(19) of Ex. Ord. No. 11609, July 22, 1971, 36 F.R. 13747, set out as a note under section 301 of Title 3, The President.
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