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NPR 9790.1
Effective Date: August 30, 2017
Expiration Date: August 30, 2027
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Subject: Payment of Travel Expense from a Non-Federal Source, Revalidated on August 30, 2022

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 handling payments of travel expenses from a non-Federal source under the authority of 31 U.S.C. § 1353.

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 Jet Propulsion Laboratory (a Federally-Funded Research and Development Center), other contractors, grant recipients, or parties to agreements only to the extent specified or referenced in the appropriate contracts, grants, or agreements.

b. This NPR does not impose requirements for handling payments of travel expenses from non-Federal sources with respect to meetings or functions that do not relate to the official duties of the employee. Further, this NPR is not applicable to travel incidental to the provision of goods or services by NASA to another entity funded pursuant to a reimbursable agreement, such as a Space Act Agreement.

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. Acceptance of Contributions, Awards, and Other Payments, 5 U.S.C § 4111.

b. Receipt and Disposition of Foreign Gifts and Decorations, 5 U.S.C § 7342.

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

d. National Aeronautics and Space Act, 51 U.S.C. § 20101 et seq.

e. Federal Travel Regulation (FTR), 41 CFR § 301.

f. Federal Travel Regulation (FTR), 41 CFR § 304.

g. NASA Policy Directive (NPD) 1030.1, Gifts or Decorations from Foreign Governments and Gifts to Foreign Individuals.

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

i. NASA Procedural Requirements (NPR) 9710.1, General Travel Requirements.

P.4 Applicable Documents and Forms

a. NASA Form (NF) 1167, Request for Approval of Foreign Training, Non-Program Travel or Gifts of Travel from Non-Federal Sources.

b. United States Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Standard Form (SF) 1353 (OGE-Approved Alternative for SF-326), Semiannual Report of Payments Accepted From a Non-Federal Source.

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


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