Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum


December 2, 2004

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


This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Departmental Payroll Processing 55.22

This revision clarifies the PEAR retention procedures. For retention and audit purposes, the department must retain either a paper copy or a digital copy of the PEAR data with comments record format in the Document file type.

Buying Meals or Light Refreshments for Meetings 70.31

This revision provides procedures for employees to request direct bank deposits of food expense reimbursements.

University Travel Charge Card 95.03

The name of this section is changed from State Travel Charge Card. (Update links to the HTML version of this section as needed.)

This revision expands the discussion of the requirements, responsibilities, and procedures for the request and use of the University travel charge card.

Travel Authority 95.05

This revision includes the following changes:

  • State travel charge cards are now called University travel charge cards.
  • The Travel Authority form on 95.05.9 is updated to reflect an increase in the limit for a domestic speaker fee from $2500 to $3000.

Speaker Travel and Speaker Fees 95.25

The fee guideline for speaker fees (honoraria) is raised from $2500 to $3000.