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Travel Reimbursement Schedule 

 

The following rates are effective for Agencies under the jurisdiction of the Board.

Mileage

Category Rate
Auto 56¢/mile – (effective January 1, 2014) (see30 ILCS 105/12-2 (b))

Per Diem/Meals – Within the State of Illinois

Category Rate
Breakfast $5.50
Lunch $5.50
Dinner $17.00
Per Diem – Quarter $7.00
Per Diem – Day $28.00

Per Diem/Meals – Outside the State of Illinois

Category Rate
Breakfast $6.50
Lunch $6.50
Dinner $19.00
Per Diem – Quarter $8.00
Per Diem – Day $32.00

Lodging – Within the State of Illinois

Category Rate
Chicago Metro – County of Cook $130.00 – * (see 3000.400(b) of the Travel Regulation Council Rules)
Chicago Metro – Counties of DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will $80.00
Downstate Illinois – Counties of Champaign, Kankakee, LaSalle, McLean, Macon, Madison, Peoria, Rock Island, St. Clair, Sangamon, Tazewell, and Winnebago $70.00
Downstate Illinois – All other counties $60.00

Lodging – Outside the State of Illinois

Category Rate
District of Columbia (includes the cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, and Fairfax, the counties of Arlington, Loudoun, and Fairfax in Virginia; and the counties of Montgomery and Prince Georges in Maryland) * (See Section 3000.400(b) of the Travel Regulation Council Rules and Travel Update 07-03 for Clarification)
New York City (includes the boroughs of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island; Nassau and Suffolk Counties) $110.00
All other out-of-state locations $90.00
Out-of-Country Actual Reasonable

* – The maximum reimbursement rate in Cook County and in the District of Columbia is equal to the rate established by the federal government. However, hotels in Cook County (on the Preferred Hotel Listing) have agreed to offer state employees rates of $130.00 or less for Fiscal Year 2015. Employees should always attempt to obtain a room at or below $130.00 at hotels in Cook County.