Handbook Revision, June 1, 2021

This revision of the DFPS Travel Services Handbook was published on June 1, 2021. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.

Travel Policy Overview (PATS 13118)

All of section 1000 is being updated to reflect current definitions and information about reimbursements, overpayments, responsibilities, using state contractors, and contacts.


1100 Terms and Definitions

1200 State Travel Legislation

1300 Conveniences for State Travelers

1400 Authorized Travelers

1500 Travel Inquiry and Contact Information

1600 Reimbursements

1700 Overpayments

1800 Responsibilities

1810 Agency Head Responsibilities

1820 Manager and Supervisor Responsibilities

1830 Traveler's Responsibilities

1840 Direct Bill Unit Responsibilities

1850 Advance Travel Responsibilities

1860 1850 Travel Claims/Settlements Unit Responsibilities

1870 1860 State Contracted Travel Agency Responsibilities

1900 Using State Contractors

1910 Requirements for Use of State Contractors

1920 Exceptions to the Use of State Contractors