150 ALLOWANCE FOR DELEGATES AND ALTERNATE DELEGATES OF THE UNITED STATES TO SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS WHO ARE NOT PERMANENT MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES MISSION TO THE UNITED NATIONS
A "delegate" or "alternate delegate" for purposes of these regulations is defined as a person appointed by the President to serve in that capacity at any session of the General Assembly of the United Nations and confirmed by the Senate pursuant to the United Nations Participation Act of 1945 (22 U.S.C. 87) as amended by Section 15 of the Department of State Appropriation Authorization Act of 1973 (P.L. 93-126).
This allowance is that referred to in Section 9(2) of the United Nations Participation Act of 1945 as amended. It is established for delegates who are not permanent members of the staff of the United States Mission to the United Nations and is intended to compensate each such delegate or alternate delegate for necessary housing and subsistence expenses incurred by him or her for attending any such session.
Only a delegate or alternate delegate who is not already serving as a permanent member of the Staff of the United States Mission to the United Nations shall be eligible to receive the allowance hereinbefore referred to.
152 Standard for Housing and for Subsistence Expenses Allowance
The Government of the United States shall provide appropriate representational housing for delegates and alternate delegates hereinbefore defined, for their use during sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations and shall pay the costs of this housing from the International Conferences and Contingencies Appropriation of the Department of State.
152.2 Subsistence Expenses Allowance
A per diem allowance for subsistence expenses shall be paid to each delegate and alternate delegate during the term of his or her service on the United States delegation to any session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
The per diem rate shall be established, based upon a review of the current and average costs for meals, laundry and other incidentals normally included in subsistence payments, by the Office of International Conferences of the Department of State in consultation with the Office of Allowances of the Department of State. These payments shall be made from the International Conferences and Contingencies Appropriation of the Department of State. The per diem payments shall be made to the delegates and alternate delegates upon the submission of an expense voucher directed to the Department of State at the conclusion of the session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. Advance payments for subsistence expenses may be made to the delegates or alternate delegates based on the per diem rate established in accordance with these regulations prior to the opening of any session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.