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State Regulations - Reimbursement for meals without overnight travel is not allowed by Arkansas regulation unless special authorization is granted by the travel administrator.

Effective July 1, 2007, Arkansas State University will authorize meal reimbursements for day travel without an overnight stay under the following conditions:

  • The day travel period must be out of town away from the official station ten (10) hours or more;
  • A memorandum of explanation that justifies the request for reimbursement of meals signed by the traveler and the traveler's supervisor must be submitted with the TR-1; and
  • Itemized meal receipts are required - no exceptions
  • Meals with itemized receipts may be reimbursed up to the daily maximum allowable.