Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum


May 29, 1998

TO: Manual Users
FROM: Ralph Jenks, Manager
SUBJECT: Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number One Hundred Twenty-One


This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Advance Expenditure Authorization 40.10

This section and form have been incorporated into 40.23. See below.

Sponsored Project Activity Request 40.23

This revision combines procedures and forms for Advance Expenditure Authorizations (previously 40.10) with Expanded Authorities (40.23).

Internal Control–Payroll 55.03

The University has adopted internal controls from the OFM Manual regarding payroll processing and record keeping.

Buying Through the Purchasing Department 70.13

This revision reflects changes in the direct buy sealed bid limit. It also updates processing procedures used with PAPR. This section was previously titled Purchasing from Outside Vendors.

Ordering Alcoholic Beverages 70.29

This revision eliminates the WSU Pullman requirement that units process requests for permits/licenses through the CUB. Use of the Banquet Permit Authorization form is also eliminated. WSU units interact directly with the liquor store and alcohol vendors when obtaining permits/licenses and alcohol.