No Empty Document Policy template

Use this template to create a business rule that requires at least one line item to be included in every document.

These parameters are displayed on the Parameters tab of the Edit Business Rules screen.

Line Item Type
Select the type of line item that must be included in the document:
  • Expense Report Line Item: Select this value to require a line item in every expense report.
  • Travel Plan Line Item: Select this value to require a line item in every travel plan.
External Key
Optionally, specify a unique ID. If your company uses the Expense Management Import tool to populate the Expense Management database, external keys are imported into the database automatically. See the Infor Expense Management System Administration Tool User Guide.


You can create a business rule for the products in Expense Management. This example shows the possible values for this business rule.

No empty document policy fields

This table shows the values for fields:

Field Value
Name No Empty Travel Plans Policy
Severity Invalid
Notification Interactive only
Fire on Itemization Not Selected
Fire Scope Not Selected
Offline and Online Firing Options Fire Offline and Online
Status Active
Policy Based Routing Leave Blank
Fire On Submit TP

No empty document policy strings

This table shows the values for strings:

Strings Value
Description Requires that a line item is included in the document.
Interactive Message This travel plan does not have any line items. You cannot submit a travel plan if it does not have actual travel expenses (line items) associated with it.
Policy Employees cannot submit empty or blank travel plans. All travel plans must have some actual travel expenses associated with them.
Report Message Empty Travel Plan

No empty document policy parameters

This table shows the values for parameters:

Parameter Value
Line Item Type Travel Plan Line Item

No empty document policy applications, organization or group

This table shows the values for applications:

Name Organization/Group
Default Company Organization