E&G Travel Restrictions Imposed by the 2016-17 General Appropriations Act
Travel Restrictions Imposed by Sections 119 and 120 of the 2016-17 General Appropriations Act
Costs for lodging associated with a conference or meeting organized in whole or in part by a state of Florida agency, university, or college, may not exceed $150.00 per night when using E&G or Carry Forward funds 1XX, 2XX, or Contracts and Grants (C&G) funds 510 through 540, 546 or 552. If the rate exceeds $150.00, the difference must be paid from an alternative funding source. For detailed information regarding updated lodging rates, please see the following link.
Travel paid from E&G funds must be considered and documented as being Mission-Critical. The OMNI Travel Authorizations and Expense report workflow will be updated to include acknowledgement that the associated travel has been designated as Mission-Critical.
These restrictions are effective immediately and are applicable for OMNI funds starting with 1XX and 2XX. The Travel Reference Guide has been updated to assist with implementing these new requirements. If you have questions, please contact Carla Daniels (644-1821) or Jennifer Pittman (644-9410).
Travel Advisory - Updated August 01, 2016:
The Florida Department of Health has identified an area with local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission in Miami. Based on the earliest time of symptom onset and a maximal two-week incubation period for Zika virus, this guidance applies to women of reproductive age and their partners who live in or traveled to this area after June 15, 2016. For more information; please see the following document.