37 U.S. Code § 476a - Travel and transportation allowances: authorized for travel performed under orders that are canceled, revoked, or modified

(a) Authority.—Under uniform regulations prescribed by the Secretaries concerned, a member of a uniformed service is entitled to travel and transportation allowances under section 474 of this title, and to transportation of his dependents, baggage, and household effects under sections 476 and 479 of this title, if otherwise qualified, for travel performed before the effective date of orders that direct him to make a change of station and that are later—
canceled, revoked, or modified to direct him to return to the station from which he was being transferred; or
modified to direct him to make a different change of station.
(b) Termination.—
No transportation or travel or transportation allowance may be provided under this section for travel that begins after the travel authorities transition expiration date.
(Added Pub. L. 88–238, § 1(1), Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 475, § 406a; renumbered § 476a and amended Pub. L. 112–81, div. A, title VI, § 631(d)(2), (e)(7), (f)(4)(A), Dec. 31, 2011, 125 Stat. 1460, 1462, 1465; Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title X, § 1076(a)(9), Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1948.)
Editorial Notes

2013—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 112–239, § 1076(a)(9), made technical amendment to directory language of Pub. L. 112–81, § 631(f)(4)(A). See 2011 Amendment note below.

2011—Pub. L. 112–81, § 631(e)(7), designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, and added subsec. (b).

Pub. L. 112–81, § 631(d)(2), renumbered section 406a of this title as this section.

Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 112–81, § 631(f)(4)(A), as amended by Pub. L. 112–239, § 1076(a)(9), substituted “474” for “404”, “476” for “406”, and “479” for “409” in introductory provisions.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2013 Amendment

Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title X, § 1076(a), Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1947, provided that the amendment made by section 1076(a)(9) is effective Dec. 31, 2011, and as if included in Pub. L. 112–81 as enacted.

Effective Date; Limitations

Pub. L. 88–238, § 2, Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 476, provided that:

“This Act [enacting this section] becomes effective on October 1, 1949. Any member or former member of the uniformed services who, after September 30, 1949, but before the date of enactment of this Act [Dec. 23, 1963], has not been paid, or has repaid the United States, an amount to which he otherwise would have been entitled had section 1 of this Act [enacting this section] been in effect during that period is entitled to be paid or repaid that amount, if the payment or repayment is otherwise proper and he applies for the payment or repayment within one year after the date of enactment of this Act.”

Pub. L. 88–238, § 3, Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 476, provided that:

“Any appropriations available to the departments concerned for the pay and allowances of members of the uniformed services are available for payments under this Act [enacting this section].”