For the purposes of Government Code Section 11032, the following constitute, among other proper purposes of like or different character, state business for officers and employees of the board of governors and the chancellors office for which the officers and employees shall be allowed actual and necessary traveling expenses:
(a) Attending meetings of any national association or organization having as its principal purpose the study of matters relating to education or to a particular field or fields of education, or any agency of such association.
(b) Conferring with officers or employees of the United States, or appearing before committees of either house of the Congress of the United States, relative to problems relating to education in California.
(c) Conferring with officers or employees of other states engaged in the performance of similar duties.
(d) Obtaining information useful to the agency in the conduct of its work.
When traveling is outside the state, traveling and expense shall be approved by the Governor and Director of Finance as provided in Government Code Section 11032.