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[74 Stat. 796]
[74 Stat. 796]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

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5 USC 73b-3.

60 Stat. 999. 22 USC 80 I note. 63 Stat. 208. SO u s e 403a note.

PUBLIC LAW 86-707-SEPT. 6, 1960

[74 STAT.

" (E) pay the cost of packing and unpacking, transporting to and from a place of storage, and storing the furniture and household and personal effects of an officer or employee of the Agency in connection with assignment or transfer to a new post, from the date of his departure from his last post or from the date of his departure from his place of residence in the case of a new officer or employee and for not to exceed three months after arrival at the new post, or until the establishment of residence quarters, whichever shall be shorter; and in connection with separation of an officer or employee of the Agency, the cost of packing and unpacking, transporting to and from a place of storage, and storing for a period not to exceed three months, his furniture and household and personal effects; but in no instance shall the weight or volume of the effects stored together with the weight or volume of the effects transported exceed the maximum limitations fixed by regulations, when not otherwise fixed by law." (c) The first section of the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946 (60 Stat. 806), as amended (5 U.S.C. 7 3 b - l), is amended— (1) by striking out "(not to exceed seven thousand pounds if uncrated or eight thousand seven hundred and fifty pounds if crated or the equivalent thereof when transportation charges are based on cubic measurement)" in subsection (a) of such section and inserting in lieu thereof "(not to exceed seven thousand pounds net weight)"; and (2) by adding at the end of such section the following new subsection: ' "(e) Whenever any civilian officer or employee (including any new appointee in accordance with section 7 of this Act) is assigned to a permanent duty station outside the continental United States to which he cannot take or at which he is unable to use his household goods and personal effects or whenever the head of the department concerned authorizes storage of any such property in the public interest or for reasons of economy, storage expenses (including related transportation and other expenses) may be allowed such officer or employee in accordance with regulations prescribed by the President; but in no instance shall the weight of the property stored under this subsection, together with the weight of property transported under subsection (a), exceed the maximum weight limitation provided by subsection (a). " (d) The term "furniture and household and personal effects", as used in the amendments made by this part to the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended, and the Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949, as amended, and the term "household ^oods ana personal effects", as used in the amendments made by this part to the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946, as amended, mean such personal roperty of an employee and the dependents of such employee as the ecretary of State and the Director of Central Intelligence, as the case may be, with respect to the term "furniture and household and ersonal effects", and the President, with respect to the term "houseold goods and personal effects", shall by regulation authorize to be transported or stored under the amendments made by this part to such Acts (including, in emergencies, motor vehicles authorized to be shipped at Government expense). Such motor vehicle shall be excluaed from the weight and volume limitations prescribed by the laws set forth in this part.

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PART B—OFFICIAL. RESIDENCE EXPENSES

SEC. 311. (a) The Administrative Expenses Act of 1946 (60 Stat, note " ^ ^ 7 3b-i 806), as amended, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: