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Agencies’ authority to adopt internal travel policies

A state agency may specify a travel expense reimbursement rate that is less than the maximum rate allowed by law only after notifying the affected individuals in writing. Agencies are solely responsible for enforcing their own internal policies.

State Agency
A unit of state government that uses appropriated funds to pay or reimburse a travel expense of a state employee. This includes the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Texas Government Code Section 660.002(19)
Travel Expense
A meal, lodging, transportation or incidental expense. Texas Government Code Section 660.002(21)
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Questions? Contact statewide.accounting@cpa.texas.gov
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