Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Fund

GUIDELINES FOR REIMBURSING PER DIEM EXPENSES

The Fund will be using the following guidelines when reimbursing costs associated with mileage, meals, incidentals, and lodging. These guidelines are currently used by the State of California when reimbursing these types of expenses to state employees.   »»   Note: Dollar amounts are subject to change at any time.

Hotel Costs

SHORT-TERM LODGING RATES
EFFECTIVE October 1, 2014
Counties/Cities/Bases SEIU (BUs 1, 4, & 11), PECG (BU09), CAPS (BU10),
and all non-Represented / Excluded / Exempt employees
CASE (BU 2)
All CA Counties/Cities
*Except as noted below
$90 $90
Napa County $95 $95
Riverside County $95 $95
Sacramento County $95 $95
Los Angeles County
*Excluding City of Santa Monica
$120 $120
Marin County $90 $110
Orange County $120 $120
Ventura County $120 $120
Edwards AFB $120 $120
Monterey County $125 $125
San Diego County $125 $125
Alameda County $125 $140
San Mateo County $125 $140
Santa Clara County $125 $140
San Francisco County $150 $150
City of Santa Monica $150 $150
* Employees who incur overnight lodging expenses at a commercial lodging establishment catering to short-term travelers, such as a hotel, motel, bed and breakfast, public campground, etc. must provide a receipt to claim reimbursement. No reimbursement will be paid without a receipt. Room rates listed above do not include tax or other miscellenous charges.

Meals and Incidentals Costs

  • Breakfast: Actual expense up to $7
  • Lunch: Actual expense up to $11
  • Dinner: Actual expense up to $23
  • Incidentals: Actual expense up to $5

Mileage Costs

Incurred Travel Dates Mileage Rate
Through June 30, 2006 $0.34
July 1, 2006 – December 31, 2006 $0.445
January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2007 $0.485
January 1, 2008 – June 30, 2008 $0.505
July 1, 2008 – December 31, 2008 $0.585
January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2009 $0.55
January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2010 $0.55
January 1, 2011 – June 30, 2011 $0.51
July 1, 2011 – December 31, 2012 $0.555
January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013 $0.565
Effective January 1, 2014 $0.56
Effective January 1, 2015 $0.575
Effective January 1, 2016 $0.54
Effective January 1, 2017 $0.535
Effective January 1, 2018 $0.545
Effective January 1, 2019 $0.58
Effective January 1, 2020 $0.575