Chapter 33 - Travel

4.3301 Per diem allowance-Rates set by ASPA.


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.

4.3302 Per diem allowance-Intraterritorial travel-Rate.


(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.