Travel Authorization Procedures 2011             
              Effective immediately, the revised procedures and forms are to be implemented.
    The travel policies and procedures pertain to all District Employees. These policies and         procedures have been revised to help the traveler expedite the process of the
 Request for Travel Authorization.
  1. Travel Authorization Memo - January 10, 2011

The District will follow the maximum reimbursement allowance rates for Per Diem and Mileage as established by the State Comptroller of Public Accounts and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).  District reimbursements for hotel and meal rates are based on per night/per traveler. 


                      The new travel reimbursement rates became effective January 23, 2012. 


                                       GSA/State Comptroller Travel Reimbursement Rates

 and Lodging
Refer to GSA’s federal Domestic Maximum Per Diem Rates at
For more detailed information regarding allowable travel expenses, consult the
Texas State Comptroller’s Web site, at

If the city is not listed, but the county is listed; use the rate of the county.

For areas not listed (city or county), the rates are:

·       Lodging In-State/Out-of-State: up to $77.00

·       Meals In-State/Out-of-State: up to $46.00                                    
Cities not appearing on the list may be located within a county for which rates are listed.
To determine what county a city is located, visit the National Association of Counties (NACo) website at   

Automobile Mileage

$.0555 cents per mile (January 1 – Dec. 31, 2012)