Federal Register: December 13, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 238)
DOCID: FR Doc E5-7259
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
General Services Administration
ACTION: Federal Travel:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of a bulletin.
Federal Travel Regulation; Notice of GSA Bulletin FTR 05-08
DATES: The bulletin announced in this notice is effective December 2, 2005.
This notice announces GSA Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) Bulletin 0508. This Bulletin informs agencies that in accordance with the OMB Circular A123 (revised), Appendix B, issued August 5, 2005, new travel charge card policies and guidance are issued to Executive Branch departments and agencies in order to help reduce the risk of fraud, misuse, and late payments. OMB Circular A123 (revised), Appendix B is effective October 1, 2005. Bulletin FTR 0508 may be found at http://www.gsa.gov/ftrbulletins. An amendment to the FTR on the use of the government issued travel charged card is forthcoming.
Federal Travel Regulation bulletin 05-08; travel charge card policies and guidance,
OMB Circular A123 (revised), Appendix B, establishes guidance for Executive branch agencies for improving the management of government charge card programs. The requirements in OMB Circular A123 (revised), Appendix B pertain to the use of charge card programs by agencies and their employees and must be included in internal agency regulations, procedures, and training materials. Bulletin FTR 0508 serves as guidance to agencies on implementing those policies and guidelines that are related to the official travel charge card.
Bulletins regarding Federal travel expenses are located on the
Internet at http://www.gsa.gov/ftrbulletins as Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) bulletins.
Dated: December 2, 2005.
Deputy Associate Administrator.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
For clarification of content, contact General Services Administration, Office of Governmentwide Policy, Office of Travel, Transportation and Asset Management, at (202) 501 1777. Please cite Bulletin FTR 0508.