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GSA RIN: 3090-AJ69 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); FTR Case 2016-301, Clarification of Payment In Kind for Speakers at Meetings and Conferences 

GSA is amending the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) to clarify that a full or partial waiver of conference registration fees from a non-Federal conference organizer is not considered a gift to the agency when employees speak at a meeting or conference in their official capacities, and to make miscellaneous related corrections.


Agency: General Services Administration(GSA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 41 CFR app C to ch 301    41 CFR 304-2    41 CFR 304-3    41 CFR 304-6     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 5707    31 U.S.C. 1353   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/15/2016  81 FR 53979   
NPRM Comment Period End  10/14/2016 
Final Rule  02/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jill Denning
Program Analyst, Travel, Relocation Mail and Transportation Div.
General Services Administration
1800 F Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20405
Phone:202 208-7642