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TITLE 34PUBLIC FINANCE
PART 1COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS
CHAPTER 20STATEWIDE PROCUREMENT AND SUPPORT SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER ESPECIAL CATEGORIES OF CONTRACTING
DIVISION 2STATE SUPPORT SERVICES - TRAVEL AND VEHICLES
RULE §20.407Definitions

The following words and terms used in this division are defined as follows unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

  (1) Contractor--An individual or entity under contract with comptroller for the provision of travel services.

  (2) Contract travel services--The travel services provided pursuant to comptroller contracts that guarantee prices and levels of services for all eligible entities and individuals.

  (3) Force majeure event--Any acts of god, war, riot, strike, or other event beyond the control of a contractor and that could not reasonably have been anticipated or avoided and which, by the exercise of all reasonable due diligence, such contractor is unable to overcome.

  (4) Official government business--Business required in the scope and course of the traveler's employment that is properly authorized by the employing governmental entity.

  (5) State agency--Any department, commission, board, office, council, or other agency in the executive branch of state government created by the constitution or by statute that is required to use contract travel services pursuant to Government Code, §2171.055.

  (6) State employee--Any person employed by a state agency, or an elected or appointed official.

  (7) State travel credit card--A credit card issued to an individual or a governmental entity by a contract travel credit card contractor.

  (8) State travel directory--A comptroller publication that lists current available contract travel services.

  (9) Traveler--Any person eligible to use contract travel services, including those eligible pursuant to the comptroller's travel allowance guide.


Source Note: The provisions of this §20.407 adopted to be effective January 24, 2017, 42 TexReg 237

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