Procurement Services made updates to the Buying Manual on November 7, 2022 in cooperation with the Tax Office and Environment, Health and Safety.
The Buying Manual updates are as follows:
Section 203, Payment by Disbursement Voucher
Clarified language about requests to donate a payment to be received to explicitly state that direct travel-related payments for guest lecturers and speakers may be paid on a university Travel and Meal card.
Section 302, PCard Prohibited Transactions
Added a prohibition for lasers, which should be purchased through e-SHOP or on a standard purchase order, because review by Environment, Health and Safety may be required.
Section 603, Materials and Equipment Requiring Radiation Safety Approval (formerly Isotopes and Radioactive Materials)
Updated and revised the list of items that require Environment, Health and Safety review.
Section 627, Charter Buses and Limousines
Added link to new Environment, Health and Safety web page for Bus/Passenger Transport Safety Data. Do not use companies highlighted in red. Companies highlighted in yellow must provide the name of the bus carrier in their quote.