101 STAT. 1096
37 USC 4lih "°*®-
PUBLIC LAW 100-180—DEC. 4, 1987
"(c) The transportation authorized by subsection (a) is round-trip transportation between the home of the family member and the location of the medical facility in which the member is hospitalized. "(d)(1) The transportation authorized by subsection (a) may be provided by any of the following means: ^.«w j; oi "(A) Transportation in-kind. "(B) A monetary allowance in place of transportation in-kind at a rate to be prescribed by the Secretaries concerned. "(C) Reimbursement for the commercial cost of transportation. "(2) An allowance payable under this subsection may be paid in advance. "(3) Reimbursement payable under this subsection may not exceed the cost of government-procured commercial round-trip air travel.". (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 411g (as added by section 614) the following new item: "41 Ih. Travel and transportation allowances: transportation of family members incident to the serious illness or injury of members.". (b) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The authority to provide transportation or
to pay transportation expenses under section 41 Ih of title 37, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall be effective only with respect to travel that occurs on or after the effective date of regulations prescribed under such section. SEC. 616. AUTHORITY TO TRANSPORT VEHICLES LEASED BY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES
(a) PCS MOVES.—Section 2634 of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) by inserting "or leased" after "owned" both places it appears in the matter in subsection (a) preceding paragraph (1); and (2) by adding at the end the following new subsection: >'" "(e) The Secretary of Defense (and the Secretary of Transportation with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy) may prescribe regulations limiting those leased motor vehicles that may be transported pursuant to this section based upon the length of the lease and other terms and conditions of the lease that the Secretary considers appropriate.". (b) OTHER MOVES.—Section 406(h)(1)(B) of title 37, United States Code, is amended by inserting "or leased" after "owned". SEC. 617. REIMBURSEMENT FOR TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION EXPENSES WHEN ACCOMPANYING MEMBERS OF CONGRESS (a) MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.—Section 404 of title 37,
United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(h)(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a member of the armed forces accompanying a Member of Congress or a congressional employee on official travel may be authorized reimbursement for actual travel and transportation expenses incurred for such travel. "(2) The reimbursement authorized in paragraph (1) may be paid— "(A) at a rate that does not exceed the rate approved for official congressional travel; and 55^>-.=»-. tri •?_;:!.C^T^W^ %f^w.