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NPR 9730.1
Effective Date: March 29, 2019
Expiration Date: March 24, 2024
Printable Format (PDF)

Subject: Travel Cards

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Financial Officer

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P.1 Purpose

This National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Procedural Requirement (NPR) provides the financial management requirements for travel cards.

P.2 Applicability

a. This NPR is applicable to NASA Headquarters and NASA Centers, including Component Facilities and Technical and Service Support Centers. This language applies to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) (a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC)), other contractors, grant recipients, or parties to agreements only to the extent specified or referenced in the appropriate contracts, grants, or agreements.

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" denote descriptive material.

P.3 Authority

a. Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) 41 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Subtitle F (§ 300-1.1 et seq.).

b. Travel and Transportation Reform Act of 1998, Pub. L. 105-264, 112 Stat. 2350 (1998).

c. Government Charge Card Abuse Prevention Act of 2012, Pub. L. 112-194, 126 Stat. 1445 (2012).

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

P.4 Applicable Documents and Forms

a. Federal Travel Regulation System 41 CFR Subtitle F.

b. Paying Travel Expenses, 41 CFR § 301-51.2.

c. Paying Travel Expenses, 41 CFR § 301-51.3.

d. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-123, Appendix B, Improving the Management of Government Charge Card Programs (01/15/2009).

e. NPD 1040.4, NASA Continuity of Operations (COOP).

f. NPD 3280.3, Detail of Military Personnel to NASA.

g. NPD 5104.1, Government Charge Cards.

h. NPD 9800.1, NASA Office of Inspector General Programs.

i. NPR 9710.1, General Travel Requirements.

P.5 Measurement/Verification

Quality assurance reviews and analysis of financial and budgetary reports and data submitted through the Travel Card Program Monitoring and Reporting will be used to measure compliance with this NPR.

P.6 Cancellation


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