COMPTROLLER'S SEAL STATE OF CONNECTICUT

STATE OF CONNECTICUT

NANCY WYMAN
COMPTROLLER

OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 06106-1775

MARK OJAKIAN
DEPUTY COMPTROLLER

MEMORANDUM NO. 2001-06

January 24, 2001

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

Attention: Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers, Business Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers
Subject: Increase in GSA Mileage Reimbursement Rate

I. GSA Mileage Rate Increased To 34.5 Cents Per Mile

According to the Federal Register dated January 22, 2001, the General Services Administration (GSA) of the Federal Government is increasing the reimbursement rate from 32.5 cents to 34.5 cents per mile for use of privately-owned automobiles when authorized as advantageous to the Government. This change to the Federal Travel rates is effective for travel performed on or after January 22, 2001.

II. Impact on State Mileage Reimbursement Rates

The "mileage reimbursement rate" under many State collective bargaining unit agreements is subject to upward adjustment within 30 days of the revision to the Federal GSA rate. Agencies should refer to the applicable collective bargaining agreements for details.
 
The above provisions do not necessarily apply to Managerial and Confidential employees. For Managers and Confidential employees: "Mileage reimbursement will be at the prevailing rate authorized by the Commissioner of Administrative Services with the approval of the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management." The Department of Administrative Services will notify agencies when the managerial and confidential rate is changed.
 
Managerial employees governed by the Boards of Higher Education will be notified by their respective boards.

III. Questions

Please direct questions or requests for assistance as follows:
 
Personnel Issues:  Agency Personnel Officer
 
Memorandum Interpretation:  Policy Services Division (860) 702-3440

 

NANCY WYMAN

STATE COMPTROLLER

 

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