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X. APPROVAL OF TRAVEL EXPENSE CLAIM

The approving signature provides additional substantiation. The Appropriate Administrator may request receipts or additional documentation. For example, travelers should be required to submit meal receipts if it appears they are treating the incidental reimbursement cap as a per diem by routinely claiming the maximum amount of the cap.

The approval of travel expense claims will follow the administrative guideline for signature authority as posted on the CSULB website. Signature Authority Guideline

Following those guidelines:
All transactions shall be authorized according to sound management practices. Subordinates cannot approve transactions for their superiors, regardless of the authority level. Delegates may not approve transactions for themselves, their relatives or approve transactions that directly benefit themselves or their relatives or, in any way, create a conflict of interest with the Delegate’s responsibilities to the University.