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- FMA HELPS DEFENSE BILL TO PRESIDENT'S DESK WHICH RESTORES DOD LONG-TERM PER DIEM RATES - August 3, 2018
- Defense Bill Headed to Trump's Desk Restores Defense Long-Term Per Diem RatesBy Erich Wagner, Government ExecutiveThe language to restore full per diems was included as part of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which passed on an 87-10 vote. The bill now heads to Trump’s desk.In a statement, Federal Managers Association National President Renee Johnson applauded the repeal’s inclusion in the authorization act.“As I said last week when the House approved it, we are pleased the conference agreement prohibits the Department of Defense from implementing its policy of cutting long-term TDY per diems based on the duration of the assignment,” Johnson said. “This is a change that will immediately help thousands of feds.”To read more, please click here.