Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 3.djvu/818

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110 STAT. 2548 PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 Subtitle C—Travel and Transportation Allowances SEC. 621. ALLOWANCE IN CONNECTION WITH SfflPPING MOTOR VEfflCLE AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE. (a) ALLOWANCE AUTHORIZED.— Section 406(b)(1)(B) of title 37, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "If clause (i)(I) applies to the trsmsportation by the member of a motor vehicle from the old duty station, the monetary allowance under this subparagraph shall also cover return travel to the old duty station by the member or other person transporting the vehicle. In the case of transportation described in clause (ii), the monetary allowance shall also cover travel from the new duty station to the port of debarkation to pick up the vehicle.". 37 USC 406 note. (b) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on January 1, 1997. SEC. 622. DISLOCATION ALLOWANCE AT A RATE EQUAL TO TWO AND ONE-HALF MONTHS BASIC ALLOWANCE FOR QUARTERS. (a) ALLOWANCE AUTHORIZED.— Section 407(a) of title 37, United States Code, is amended in the matter preceding paragraph (1) by striking out "two months" and inserting in lieu thereof "two and one-half months". 37 USC 407 note. (b) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on January 1, 1997. SEC. 623. ALLOWANCE FOR TRAVEL PERFORMED IN CONNECTION WITH LEAVE BETWEEN CONSECUTIVE OVERSEAS TOURS. (a) AUTHORITY FOR ADDITIONAL DEFERRAL OF TRAVEL. —Section 411b(a)(2) of title 37, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "If the member is unable to undertake the travel before the end of such one-year period as a result of duty in connection with a contingency operation, the member may defer the travel for one additional year beginning on the date the duty of the member in connection with the contingency operation ends.". 37 USC 411b (b) EFFECTIVE DATE.— The amendment made by subsection (a) note. shall take effect as of November 1, 1995. SEC. 624. FUNDING FOR TRANSPORTATION OF HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE OFFICERS. Section 406(j) of title 37, United States Code, is amended— (1) in the first sentence of paragraph (1)— (A) by striking out "Appropriations available" and all that follows through "to a member" and inserting in lieu thereof "The Secretary concerned may pay a monetary allowance to a member of the armed forces or a member of the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service"; and (B) by striking out "of the military department"; and (2) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(3) Appropriations available to the Department of Defense for providing transportation of household effects of members of the armed forces under subsection (b) shall be available to pay the monetary allowance authorized under paragraph (1) to such members. Appropriations available to the Department of Health