This page last reviewed/updated: 5/2/2011
Items generally used solely for the personal convenience of employees and which generally are not necessary in order for a State agency to carry out its statutory duties, will be resolutely questioned unless specified or implied statutory authority or perquisite approval is indicated by the Manager of Procurement and Contracts. Also, State funds cannot be expended to satisfy the personal preference of employees. When this possibility appears to exist, it is essential for the employee to contact Procurement and Contracts before an obligation is incurred.
Per Bureau of Auditing Reference Guide for State Expenditures, expenditures prohibited from state funds unless "expressly provided by law" include but are not limited to:
Some of the items listed above may be purchased through the University Concessions, Foundation, or Student Activity funds (when intended for direct student use), or when it is grant-specified or contract-directed. Please submit a copy of the grant or contract with the original invoice, receipt, or Requisition. Contact the responsible accountant in the Financial Services Office for determination.