State Administrative Manual (SAM)

CHAPTER 700 - Travel

This chapter provides guidelines for employees who travel on official state business. It identifies the methods of travel available, and explains the payment of travel expenses.

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General Policy 700 
Terms and Definitions 710 
Request for Travel Expense Exception Approval 715 
PerDiem Allowances 720 
Short-Term Travel 721 
Long-Term Travel 722 
Noncommercial Allowance 723 
Conventions- Conferences- or Business Meetings 724 
Expenses for Applicants Called for Interviews 725 
Allowances While on Sick Leave- Vacation or Compensating Time Off (CTO) 726 
Business-related Meals 727 
Overtime Meals 728 
Transportation 730 
Travel Expense Outside Working Hours 731 
Travel by Aircraft 740 
Commercial Air Travel 741 
Use of Agency Owned / Leased Aircraft 742 
Privately-Owned Aircraft 743 
Reimbursement for Use of Privately-Owned Aircraft 744 
Agency-Rented Aircraft 745 
Insurance Requirements for Privately-Owned/Rented/Leased Aircraft 746 
Pilot Qualifications 747 
Transportation Selection Authorization and Accountability 748 
Vehicle Use 750 
Operator Requirements 751 
Defensive Driver Training 752 
AuthorizationTo Use Privately-Owned Vehicle 753 
ReimbursementFor UseOf Privately-Owned Automobiles 754 
ReimbursementForParking Charges 755 
ReimbursementForPool Vehicle Expenses 756 
ReimbursementForDamage To Privately-Owned Vehicle 757 
ReimbursementForDamageTo Commercial Vehicle Rental 758 
Privately-Owned Motorcycles 759 
Out-Of-State Travel 760 
Advance Blanket Approval 761 
Criteria For Blanket Approval of Out-Of-State Travel 762 
Travel Plan 763 
Individual Trip Approval 764 
AdministrationOf Out-Of-State Travel 765 
Return Of Deceased Employees To Headquarters Or Place Of Burial 772 
Travel and Related Reimbursement Of Persons Not State Employees 774 
Travel Expense Claims (TEC) 780 
APPENDIX
FIGURES
Criteria For Claiming Meal Expenses  
FORMS
Travel Expense Claim (TEC) Std. 262  
Insurance Verification and Authorization To Operate PrivatelyOwned/Rented/Leased Aircraft On State Business Std. 265  
Authorization To Use Privately Owned Vehicles On State Business Std. 261  
Blanket Approval For Out-Of-State Travel Std. 260  
Request ForApproval Of Out-Of-State Travel Std. 257  
Request ForApproval Of Out-Of-State Travel Std. 257c  
SUPPLEMENT
Travel Guide