Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum


November 2, 2004

TO: Manual Users
FROM: Ralph Jenks, Manager
SUBJECT: Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Two Hundred Fifty


This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Time Report for Overtime-Eligible Employees 60.60

A PDF version of the Time Report form is added to this section. See 60.60.29.

Transportation 95.07

When a flight to or from a point outside the continental U.S. is over 14 hours long, not including domestic layover time, business class (premium class other than first class) air fare may be permitted, in accordance with OFM regulations.

Travel Services no longer issues Transportation Requests (TRs) for bus ticket purchases.

Travel Rates 95.19

Effective October 1, 2004, the maximum non-high cost lodging rate in the continental U.S. is increased from $55 per night to $60 per night, in accordance with OFM regulations.

Privately-Owned, Rented, or Chartered Aircraft 95.30

Departments may use a Department Order to obtain an aircraft charter when the cost is $2500 or less.