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205.10 – Financial Administration Delegations

4/27/05

OPR: Office of Administrative Policy and Services/ Office of Accounting and Financial Management and Office of Fiscal Services

Instructions: This updates the March 1, 2004, issuance of this chapter. Specifically, it updates the authority to approve initial Working Capital Fund (WCF) Investment Plans (IPs) and their revisions; to approve increase or decrease of current year WCF contributions; to approve withdrawal of current fiscal year contributions; and to approve redirection of prior year contributions or un-obligated balances. See Appendix A, section P-2 through P-5.

1. Purpose. This chapter establishes delegations of authority necessary to carry out specific financial management and fiscal services functions at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

2. Authority. The Assistant Secretary – Water and Science, in Part 220, Chapter 10 of the Departmental Manual (220 DM 10), delegated authority to the Director to carry out specific financial administration responsibilities. The Director is redelegating this authority to the USGS officials specified in Appendix A and Appendix B of this chapter. Managers and supervisor do not relinquish the power to exercise the authority being delegated to their subordinates.

3. Policy. General provisions regarding policy and limitations on delegations are established in Survey Manual Chapter 200.1 Delegations, and general provisions regarding policy and guidelines on redelegations are established in SM 200.2 Redelegations.

Appendix A

Appendix B


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