Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms Policies and Procedures Revisions

BPPM Revision Memorandum


DATE: November 23, 2016
FROM: Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms
TO: Manual Users
SUBJECT: Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Four Hundred Eighty-Two


This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Cash Advances 40.21

This revision updates the programs which may be used for issuing cash advances. In addition to sponsored programs (11-14), accounts in program 10 / fund 148 may be used.

Incentive Payments to Research Participants 45.53

This revision removes discussion of specific accounts to be used for issuing cash payments from research advances. Users are directed to BPPM 40.21 for this information.

Travel Expense Voucher 95.20

This revision:

  • Removes the requirement for a department to retain a copy of the signed TEV as a control copy.
  • Adds restrictions regarding reimbursement of daily commute expenses.
  • Adds a note regarding the circumstances under which a department may retain scanned receipt images as originals in place of paper receipts.
  • Adds a clarification regarding receipts attached to paper TEVs submitted for nonemployees.