Travel Update 20-03
TO: Agency Travel Coordinators
FROM: Anthony Pascente, Chairman
DATE: January 8, 2020
SUBJECT: Mileage Reimbursement
Pursuant to 80 Ill. Ad min. Code Sections 3000.300(f)(2) and 2800 Appendix A, reimbursement for use of a private vehicle whiie traveling on official government business shall be on a mileage basis and shall be at the rate established by the Federal General Services Administration (the "GSA"). On December 31, 2019, the GSA announced that the mileage reimbursement rate will decrease from 58 cents per mile to 57.5 cents per mile effective January 1, 2020.
This Travel Update shall serve as official notice to state agencies and employees that this decrease will take effect on January 1, 2020 and will apply to all travel occurring on or after January 1, 2020.
In sum, the State of Illinois' mileage reimbursement rate for the use of personal vehicles will decrease from 58 cents per mile to 57 .5 cents per mile effective January 1, 2020.
As the appointed Travel Coordinator for your agency, it is your responsibility to disseminate this information to all appropriate personnel within your agency. Kelley Wells has retired but will return on a part time basis. If you have questions, please contact Kelley Wells, State Travel Coordinator at (217) 782-4705 or by email at Kelley.Wells@illinois.gov.