Part 301-13-Travel of an Employee With Special Needs
§301-13.1 What is the policy for paying additional travel expenses incurred by an employee with a special need?
To provide reasonable accommodations to an employee with a special need by paying for additional travel expenses incurred.
§301-13.2 Under what conditions will my agency pay for my additional travel expense(s) under this part?
When an additional travel expense is necessary to accommodate a special physical need which is either:
Clearly visible and discernible; or
Substantiated in writing by a competent medical authority.
§301-13.3 What additional travel expenses may my agency pay under this part?
Your agency approving official may pay for any expenses deemed necessary by your agency to accommodate an employee with a special need including, but not limited to, the following expenses:
Transportation and per diem expenses incurred by a family member or other attendant who must travel with you to make the trip possible;
Specialized transportation to, from, and/or at the TDY duty location;
Specialized services provided by a common carrier to accommodate your special need;
Costs for handling your baggage that are a direct result of your special need;
Renting and/or transporting a wheelchair;
Other than coach-class accommodations to accommodate your special need, under Subpart B of Part 301-10 of this Subchapter; and
Services of an attendant, when necessary, to accommodate your special need.