3-9-2.2 Meal expense reimbursement per diem regardless of whether away from residence or headquart...
     3-9-2.2.   Meal expense reimbursement per diem regardless of whether away from residence or headquarters. The State Board of Finance may authorize reimbursement of per diem to any state officer or employee conducting state business at an event extending entirely through a meal time without interruption, regardless of whether the officer or employee is away from his or her place of residence or headquarters station. The reimbursement may be authorized only if the officer's or employee's participation in the event is approved by the head of the officer's or employee's department or office, and if the event includes provision of a meal for which the officer or employee is billed and the meal is approved in writing by the department or office head, or by the Governor.
     The authorization shall be made on a form prescribed by the Governor. A certification of the approval of the department or office head shall accompany the claim filed pursuant to § 3-9-8.

Source: SL 2015, ch 24, § 3.