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Documentation Requirements
Reimbursable travel expenses incurred for reasons unrelated to state business

The supporting documentation for a travel expense incurred for reasons unrelated to state business (see Reimbursable expenses incurred for reasons unrelated to state business) must include a description of the state agency’s determination that the expenses were reasonable and necessary.

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 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
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