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Documentation Requirements
Foreign travel

The supporting documentation must include the original or a copy of the written approval of the travel by the agency’s chief administrator or the chief administrator's designee.

Object code 7121 must be used for all travel expenses related to foreign travel. This requirement applies to the mileage and taxi charges incurred while traveling to and from the airport when beginning and completing the travel in a foreign country. This requirement also applies to the parking expenses incurred at the airport when a state employee uses the airport to begin and complete travel in a foreign country.

Include
Used as a term of enlargement and not of limitation or exclusive enumeration. The use of the term does not create a presumption that components not expressed are excluded. Texas Government Code Section 311.005(13)
State Employee
An individual employed by a state agency, including a key official. Texas Government Code Section 660.002(20) The term includes prospective state employees and aircraft pilots.
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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