Professional Services Unit
Article 22 - Travel Allowances and Relocation Expenses
§22.1 Per Diem, Meal and Lodging Expenses
The State agrees to reimburse, on a per diem basis as established by Rules and Regulations of the Comptroller, employees who are eligible for travel expenses for their actual and necessary expenses incurred while in travel status in the performance of their official duties for hotel lodging, meals and incidental expenses related thereto (hotel tips, etc.), for a full day at the rates generally available to State Managerial and Confidential employees.
§22.2 Mileage Allowance
The State agrees to provide, subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Comptroller, a mileage allowance rate equal to the Internal Revenue Service's standard mileage allowance for the use of personal vehicles for those persons eligible for such allowance in connection with official travel.
§22.3 Relocation Expenses
During the term of this Agreement, employees in this Unit who are eligible for reimbursement for travel and moving expenses upon transfer, reassignment or promotion (under Section 202 of the State Finance Law and the regulations thereunder) or for reimbursement for travel and moving expenses upon initial appointment to State service (under Section 204 of the State Finance Law and the regulations thereunder), may be eligible for payment up to the rates permitted in the rules of the Director of the Budget (9 New York Code Rules and Regulations, part 155).