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State Employee Travel

This report contains listings of state employee reimbursements for travel and expenses related to official state business.

State Employee Travel and Expense Reports

Some state employees must travel within the state and beyond for official business. These employees are reimbursed for expenses they incur for their travels. Here you will find the names of state employees, their agencies and the amounts reimbursed for state travel expenses.

State employees authorized to travel for official state business must be approved by their supervisor. They are required to submit all documentation and receipts, which goes through a multi-step approval process, before funds are reimbursed.

 

Highlights of the OBM Travel Rule

Effective July 1, 2014, changes were made to the OBM Travel Rule. To support changes made to the rule, the state leveraged processes successfully used at the federal level and deployed in other states.

  • The State will reimburse based on rates for lodging within the Continental United States (CONUS) set by the federal General Service Administration (GSA).
  • Maximum rates for lodging are set by location.
  • Per diems for meals & incidentals are set by location.
  • International travel will be reimbursed on actual expenses within reason.
  • Employees are expected to submit travel and expense reimbursement requests within 60 days of travel. In no case shall an employee be able to submit a request for reimbursement after 120 days.
  • OBM Director retains discretion to establish mileage reimbursement rate and review on a quarterly basis.
  • The State of Ohio Travel Card program has been discontinued and no new cards will be issued. Current cardholders may retain their cards.
  • All travel reimbursement will be made via EFT to the primary bank account that an employee has established for his/her state pay.

 

Traveler Reimbursements