B-239887, Jan 25, 1991, 70 Comp.Gen. 200
B-239887, Jan 25, 1991
CIVILIAN PERSONNEL - Travel - Travel expenses - Reimbursement - Official business - Determination CIVILIAN PERSONNEL - Travel - Travel regulations - Applicability Attendance at a funeral is not normally considered official business for which an agency may pay an employee's travel expenses. Where the head of the agency or his delegatee determines that there are circumstances relating to significant activities of the agency that justify the designation of an employee as an official agency representative to attend a funeral. Are modified. May be reimbursed for travel expenses incurred in attending the funeral service of a Bureau police officer who was killed in the line of duty. Was selected as the representative of the Bureau and he was authorized official travel for this purpose from Tucson.