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Procedural
Requirements
NPR 9710.1
Effective Date: June 20, 2018
Expiration Date: June 20, 2023
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY FOR NASA EMPLOYEES
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Subject: General Travel Requirements (Updated with Change 2 June 28, 2021)

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Financial Officer


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Preface

P.1 Purpose

This National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Procedural Requirement (NPR) sets forth NASA's general requirements regarding local and official Government travel for employees. The NPR supplements the Government-wide Federal Travel Regulation (FTR), 41 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Subtitle F, promulgated by the General Services Administration (GSA).

P.2 Applicability

a. This NPR is applicable to all employees subject to 41 CFR Subtitle F, including temporary and intermittent employees, and those at NASA Headquarters and all NASA Centers, including Component Facilities and Technical and Service Support Centers. As a general rule it does not apply to contractors (including the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) (a Federally-Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC)) or their employees, recipients of grants, cooperative agreements, or other agreements except to the extent specified or referenced in the applicable requirements for contracts, grants, or agreements; however, this NPR and its related requirements does apply to supplement 41 CFR Subtitle F provisions for travel for invitational travelers and non-employees like family members (which could include contracted employees traveling in their personal capacity) and other travel requirements.

b. In this NPR, all document citations are assumed to be the latest version unless otherwise noted.

c. In this NPR, all mandatory actions (i.e., requirements) are denoted by statements containing the term "shall." The terms: "may" or "can" denote discretionary privilege or permission, "should" denotes a good practice and is recommended, but not required, "will" denotes expected outcome, and "are/is" denotes descriptive material.

P.3 Authority

a. Travel, Transportation and Subsistence, 5 United States Code (U.S.C.) §5701 et seq.

b. Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) 41 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Subpart F (§300-1 et seq.).

c. NASA Policy Directive (NPD) 9010.2, Financial Management.

d. NPD 9710.1, Delegation of Authority - To Authorize or Approve Temporary Duty Travel on Official Business and Related Matters.

e. NPR 9730.11, Travel Card.

f. NPR 9790.1, Payment of Travel Expenses for Non-Federal Employees.

P.4 Applicable Documents and Forms

a. Expenses of Training, 5 U.S.C. § 4109.

b. Acceptance of Travel and Related Expense from Non-Federal Sources, 31 U.S.C § 1353.

c. Preparation and Submission of Appropriations Requests to the President, 31 U.S.C. § 1108(g).

d. Federal Employees Clean Air Incentives Act - Public Law (Pub. L) 103-172.

e. Consolidated Appropriations Act, General Provisions - Public Law (Pub. L) 115- 31 Div. B, Title V, Sec. 525.

f. Types of Passports, 22 CFR § 51.3(b).

g. Federal Travel Regulation System, 41 CFR Subpart F (§ 300-1 et seq.)

h. Temporary Duty (TDY), Travel Allowances, 41 CFR § 301-2.1.

i. Travel of an Employee with Special Needs, 41 CFR § 301.13.

j. Transportation, Expenses, 41 CFR § 301-10.309.

k. Emergency Travel, 41 CFR § 301-30.4.

l. TDY Travel Allowances, 41 § CFR 301-70.102.

m. Pre-Employment Interview Travel, 41 CFR § 301-75.

n. Payment of Travel Expenses from a Non-Federal Source, 41 CFR § 304.1.

o. NPD 2540.1, Personal Use of Government Office Equipment Including Information Technology.

p. NPD 3410.2, Employee and Organizational Development.

q. NPD 9710.1, Delegation of Authority - To Authorize or Approve Temporary Duty Travel on Official Business and Related Matters.

r. NPR 3600.1, Attendance and Leave..

s. NPR 3600.2, NASA Telework Program.

t. NPR 3713.1, Reasonable Accommodations Procedures.

u. NPR 9730.11, Travel Card.

v. NPR 9750.10, Extended TDY.

w. NPR 9790.1, Payment of Travel Expenses from a Non-Federal Source.

x. NHQ Form 1167, Request for Approval of Foreign Training, Non-Program Travel, or Gifts of Travel from Non-Federal Sources.

y. NHQ Form 1676, NASA Scientific and Technical Document Availability Authorization (DAA).

P.5 Measurement/Verification

Quality assurance reviews and analysis of financial and budgetary reports and data submitted through the continuous monitoring program will be used to measure compliance with this NPR.

P.6 Cancellation

a. NPR 9700.1, Travel (w/change 3), dated September 12, 2011.

b. NID 9700.1A, NASA Conference Approval and Reporting, dated October 8, 2014.

c. NID 9700.2, Appendix A, NASA Travel Regulations Supplement, dated June 18, 2014.

d. NASA Interim Directive (NID) 9700.103, Supplemental Premium Travel Procedural Requirements, dated August 6, 2015.



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