Chapter 33 - Travel
For travel or temporary official business away from a permanent duty station in the territory, ASPA's per diem rate shall be the same as that applicable to ASG employees.
(a) Effective July 14, 1980, the per diem rate for travel on temporary official business away from a permanent duty station in the territory by an employee of ASPA between the island of Tutuila, the Manu 'a group of islands and Swains Island is $40 per day.
(b) To be entitled to the full per diem, the employee must stay overnight and provide, with his or her travel expense report, a receipt evidencing that he or she stayed in a duly licensed accommodation facility. If such evidence is not presented or if the employee does not stay over- night, the employee is entitled to only 50% of the per diem rate.
(c) Travel authorization must be submitted and approved by the Executive or Deputy Director prior to any ASPA related travel.