News for September 2008

GSA PER DIEM TEMPORARY WAIVER due to HURRICANE GUSTAV

GSA PER DIEM TEMPORARY WAIVER due to HURRICANE GUSTAV

September 25, 2008 Key Issues

There have been questions about the extent of the waiver of the per diem rate established by GSA for federal employees set forth in General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Travel Regulation, GSA Bulletin FTR 08-10, dated August 31, 2008.I spoke… Read More »

Evacuation Plan for Visitors

Evacuation Plan for Visitors

September 10, 2008 Key Issues

Immediately after Katrina, the GNOHLA and NOMCVB along with the Officeof Emergency Preparedness created an emergency plan for our Visitors.Hurricane Gustav is our first hurricane to put our plan to the test.This is what you can expect:1. During the… Read More »

Governor’s Exec Order re: Utility Restoration Personnel

Governor’s Exec Order re: Utility Restoration Personnel

September 8, 2008 Key Issues

Executive Order No. BJ 2008 – 90 regarding Emergency Occupation of Hotels and Motels by Utility Restoration Personnel. “Utilities” is defined as electric, gas, telecommunications, water and wastewater. Please read this Executive O… Read More »

GSA Per Diem Waiver-Gustav impacted areas

GSA Per Diem Waiver-Gustav impacted areas

September 8, 2008 Latest News

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATIONWashington, DC 20405August 31, 2008Federal Travel RegulationGSA Bulletin FTR 08-10TO: Heads of Federal AgenciesSUBJECT: Reimbursement for actual subsistence expenses, and waivers of certain provisions of the Fede… Read More »