The last special session was in 2013, but with the per diem
set higher than ever before, the special session that begins Tuesday is expected to be the costliest one in decades.
Some courts allow per diem
calculations of the amount of
If they attend two or three meetings a day, then they get the per diem
for each meeting.
Under this administration, under the GCG Law, and as set out by the standards or the scorecard provided by GCG, the highest that a director can get, summing up the per diem
attendance and also the performance-based incentive is only P3 million," he said.
For legislators who claim per diems
, it is one of the few indicators of how often they go to work at the Statehouse.
EO 19 extended the suspension of allowances, bonuses, incentives and other perks to directors of government-owned and -controlled corporations and government financial institutions, but allowed reasonable per diems
, until Jan.
You can't provide this high level of quality care and not have the per diem
,'' Alvarado said.
Continental's per diem
plan was typical of per diems
in the trucking industry.
An employee is not required to return excess amounts if receiving per diem
or mileage allowances; these amounts are deemed substantiated (provided the allowance is reasonably calculated not to exceed the employee's expenses and he or she must return any portion attributable to days or miles not substantiated).
COPs are secured by county lease appropriations derived from per diem
revenues that to date have been paid by federal agencies, principally the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), in exchange for the incarceration of inmates at the low-security RCDC facility near Pecos, TX.
House Administration Chairman Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth, has filed legislation that would de-link the detailed reporting requirements from legislative per diems
The Legislature in 2000 approved a law doubling these per diems
to the current amounts.