Authority: 5 U.S.C. 5707.
§301-1.1 What is an “agency” for purposes of TDY allowances?
§301-1.2 What is an “employee” for purposes of TDY allowances?
An “employee” is:
(a) An individual employed by an agency, regardless of status or rank; or
(b) An individual employed intermittently in Government service as an expert or consultant and paid on a daily when-actually-employed (WAE) basis; or
(c) An individual serving without pay or at $1 a year (also referred to as “invitational traveler”).
§301-1.3 Who is eligible for TDY allowances?
This chapter covers the following individuals:
(a) Employees traveling on official business;
(b) Interviewees performing pre-employment interview travel;
(c) Employees who must interrupt official business travel to perform emergency travel as a result of an incapacitating illness or injury or a personal emergency situation; and
(d) Threatened law enforcement/investigative employees and members of their family temporarily relocated to safeguard their lives because of a threat resulting from the employee’s assigned duties.