Current Excluded and Represented State of California employees who incur authorized expenses related to a state-approved relocation may apply for reimbursement of certain expenses. Since each relocation situation is unique, employees who have inquiries about relocation policy should contact their employer for guidance.
Provisions in Government Code, the CalHR Relocation and
Travel Rules, policy memos, and current
Memorandum of Understanding are the basis for the information on this page.
New to state service (new hires) employees' relocation reimbursement policy is not exactly the same as the relocation reimbursement policy for current employees. CalHR rules 599.723 (Represented rules) and 599.723.1 (Excluded rules), which can be found in the "Related Resources" section on this page, provides policy to agencies for new hires.
PML 2016-010 provides the following delegation to Represented employees in BU 2 , 7, 9, and all Excluded employees:
Reimbursements for actual business expenses are made in accordance with the IRS requirements for an "Accountable Plan," among other things. An Accountable Plan limits reimbursement to actual expenses, substantiated by receipts or other verification, up to certain limits.