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TITLE:  DoD Directive 5154.29, "DoD Pay and Allowances Policy and Procedures", 03/09/1993

SUMMARY: This Directive reissues DoD Directive 5154.29, "DoD pay and Allowances Committees,"May 23, 1990 (hereby canceled) to update policy and procedures, and to assign responsibilities governing per diem, travel and transportation allowances for members of the Uniformed Services and DoD civilian employees, and responsibilities governing policy approval and coordination of military pay and allowances and military retired pay. Abolishes the Military pay and Allowance Committee and transfers its responsibility to promulgate and maintain changes in reference DoD 7000.14-R, "Military Pay, Policy, and Procedures," Volume 7, Part A (Department of Defense Military Pay and Allowances Entitlements Manual (DoDPM) and Part B (Department of Defense Military Retired Pay Manual (DoDMRPM) ), August 31, 1992 to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS), subject to policy approval from the Assistant Secretary of defense (Force Management and Personnel) (ASD(FM&P) ). Responsibility for policy formulation on personnel and compensation matters, and for ensuring uniform regulations are issued in accordance with reference Section 1001 of title 37, United States Code remains with the ASD(FM&P). Continues to assign responsibility for reference Joint Federal Travel Regulations (JFTR), Volume 1, to Per Diem, Travel and Transportation Allowance Committee (PDTATAC), subject to the supervision of the ASD (FM&P), and authorizes the publication of such regulations. Continues to ensure that uniform regulations are issued, as far as practicable, in accordance with statutory requirements of Chapter 7 of 37 U.S.C. (reference (f) ), reference Section 1001 of title 37, United States Code, and applicable laws and decisions of the U.S. Comptroller General (C.G.) for military pay and transportation allowances for the Uniformed Services. Prescribes procedures for obtaining approval of the ASD(FM&P) for issuance of regulations on per diem, travel, and transportation allowances by requirements of reference Section 1001 of Title 37, United States Code. Continues to ensure that uniform regulations are issued in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 5702, 41 CFR 301-304, and E.O. 12561 (reference (g) through (i) ) on per diem, travel, and transportation allowances for DoD civilian employees. Continues to authorize the PDTATAC to issue the JFTR (reference (d) ), JTr (reference (e) ), and related publications, subject to the supervision of the ASD (FM&P), in accordance with DoD 5025.1-M (reference (j) ). Authorizes the DFAS to issue the DoDPM and DoDMRPM (reference (b) ), subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Department of Defense (C, DoD), in accordance with reference (j), with policy approval of the ASD (FM&P) on proposed changes to reference DoD 7000.14-R, "Military Pay, Policy, and Procedures," Volume 7, Part A (Department of Defense Military Pay and Allowances Entitlements Manual (DoDPM) ) and Part B (Department of Defense Military Retired Pay manual (DoDMRPM) ), August 31, 1992.

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OPR:  PDUSD(P&R), 703-697-2121