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Revisions

Revision DateSectionSection TitleDescription of Change
4/28/2014 902 Records Management - General Policy Revised to incorporate Electronic Records Administration (formerly BPM 911)
4/28/2014 911 Electronic Records Administration Revised to remove section (incorporated into BPM 902)
1/1/2014 205 Sales Tax Revised to update tax rates
4/11/2013 507 Car Rental Services Revised insurance language
4/11/2013 705 Accidents - University Vehicles Revised insurance language
4/11/2013 706 Accidents - Rented Vehicles Revised insurance language
4/11/2013 803 Insurance Coverage Revised insurance language
4/1/2013 214 Disbursements - Moving Expenses Revised from paper process to the electronic Travel & Expenditures Model
3/17/2013 504 Methods of Transportation and Allowances Revised Liability Insurance and Physical Damage to allow for exception for vehicles driven pursuent to University of Missouri Health Care's policy for staff transport during severe winter weather.
3/13/2013 105 Internal Audit Revised to update names of department, position titles, and committee
11/06/2012 911 Electronic Records Administration Revised to require use of central e-mail system when conducting University business and retaining e-mail records
10/17/2012 1201 Management, Access and Use of IT Resources Revised to replace general IT definitions with assignment of responsibility for management, access, and use of IT resources
10/17/2012 403 Non-University Use of Computing Facilities Revised to direct to BPM-1201: Management, Access and Use of IT Resources
10/05/2012 101 University Names and Symbols Revised to update University names
9/19/2012 501 Authorization to Travel Revised to clarify type of communication authorization
9/18/2012 TOC Table of Contents Revised to change title of BPM-109
9/18/2012 109 Design & Construction Delegation of Authority and General Policies Revised to update current delegations, responsibilities, and policies
9/18/2012 406 Vehicles Revised to update safety inspections for new motor vehicles
8/31/2012 203 Facilities and Adminstration Cost Recovery (Grants & Contracts) Revised to update Schedule of Rates
7/1/2012 505 Allowable Expenses Revised to move to a flat reimbursement rate of $21.00 for meals when travel extends the employee's work day
7/1/2011 214 Disbursements - Moving Expenses Revised to direct mileage reimbursement of moving expenses to Controller's website
1/18/2012 406 Vehicles Revised to verify licene for operators of vehicles while on offical university business, clarifies driver & supervisor responsibility, includes wireless devices
5/8/2012 504 Methods of Transportation and Allowances Revised to update aircraft insurance language
1/1/2012 1205 Telephones and Communication Devices Aligned with IRS regulations (revised departmental responsibilities and personal use of a University cellular phone) and updated technology language
7/1/2011 TOC Table of Contents Adds Section 219 "Travel and Other Business Expenses"
7/1/2011 219 Travel and Other Business Expenses Creates policy for Travel and Other Business Expenses
7/1/2011 406 Vehicles Revised Choice of Rental, Personal or University Vehicle - travelers determine most cost effective travel option for trips with approval by the appropriate departmental official.
7/1/2011 501 Authorization of Travel Revised to allow verbal authorization by administrative superior or other designated official; departmental travel and related expenditures should be monitored on a regular basis; and creates Policy Adherence – divisions or departments may not establish lower limits, additional requirements, or more restrictive policies unless required by an outside entity or third party.
7/1/2011 504 Methods of Transportation and Allowances Revised to direct updates of mileage reimbursement rate to Controller's website; removed requirement for cost comparison associated with driving versus flying in determining use of personal vehicle; and creates Policy Adherence - divisions or departments may not establish  lower limits, additional requirements, or more restrictive policies unless required by an outside entity or third party.
7/1/2011 505 Allowable Expenses Revised to change meal reimbursements to a per diem basis; moved certain meal reimbursements to new policy 219; and creates Policy Adherence - divisions or departments may not establish lower limits, additional requirements, or more restrictive policies unless required by an outside entity or third party.
10/20/2010 TOC Table of Contents Changed Title of Section 302 from Organization to Procurement
10/20/2010 301 Delegation of Authori