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2009-2010 What's New?


12/20/10

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) has been issued:

IM AEI-2011-02, Use of Alcoholic Beverages in U.S. Geological Survey Occupied or Controlled Facilities - 12/15/10

12/15/10

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) has been issued:

IM AEI-2011-01, Bureau-level Assessment Special Rates - 12/8/10

The following SM Chapters have been revised:

SM 200.1 – Delegations - 12/6/10

SM 200.2 – Redelegations - 12/6/10

8/10/10

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) has been removed:

IM OB 2003-002 - Guidance for Establishing WCF Investment Plans for the Purpose of Decommissioning Abandoned Field Sites
Refer to SM Chapter 335.6, Working Capital Fund, Appendix C, Facilities Investments, for guidance.

7/26/10

The following SM Handbook has been replaced:

The Common Business Practices Handbook - replaced by the Financial Operating Procedures (FOP) Handbook.

7/2/10

The following Survey Manual Chapter has been issued:

SM 500.27 – Intergovernmental Cooperation Act Agreements with State and Local Units of Government - 6/28/10

6/24/10

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) has been issued:

IM APS-2010-03, Special Policy Guidance Related to Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill 2010 - 6/23/10

5/12/10

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 23 - Occupational Medicine – Medical Surveillance Program- 4/22/10

5/10/10

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) have been issued:

IM APS-2010-02, Special Policy Guidance Related to Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill 2010 - 5/6/10

4/15/10

The following Survey Manual Chapter has been issued:

SM 601.1 – USGS Web Standards - 4/13/10

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) have been issued:

IM OOP-10-001, Revised Competitive Areas - 4/1/10

IM OOP-10-002, Local Commuting Areas for the Office of Water Quality, including the Branch of Analytical Services, the Branch of Quality Systems and the Office of National Water Quality Assessment - 4/1/10

IM OOP-10-003, Local Commuting Areas for the Office of Groundwater including the Branch of Geophysics and the Yucca Mountain Project Branch - 4/1/10

1/7/10

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

445.1 - Occupational Safety and Health Policy and Responsibilities - 1/4/10

1/5/10

The following SM Chapters have been revised:

344.16 Employee and Non-Employee Clearance Procedures - 1/4/10

370.792.3 - Smoking in/on USGS-Occupied Buildings, Facilities, and Grounds - 12/15/09

11/17/09

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 16 - Motor Vehicle Safety - 11/09/09

11/10/09

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

308.64 Occupational Safety and Health Council - 10/29/09

10/22/09

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

302.1 - Automatic Succession - Designation of Successors for Managers and Supervisors - 10/13/09

10/21/09

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

SM 500.20 - Technology Transfer Authority - 10/07/09

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 42 -Electrofishing Safety - 10/08/09

10/06/09

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 6 - Inspections and Abatement - 10/06/09

9/23/09

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been issued:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 49 -Large Vessel Safety Program Management - 8/14/09

9/11/09

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

431.5 - Directives Management - 8/24/09

The following SM Handbook has been revised:

431-5-H - Directives Management Handbook - 8/24/09

9/1/09

The following SM Chapter has been issued:

1100.7 - Audiovisual Media and Products - 12/10/08
(Replaces 500.7 - Audiovisual Media and Products)

8/29/09

The following SM Chapter has been issued:

1100.2 - Editorial Review of U.S. Geological Survey Publication Series - 8/27/09

7/14/09

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

335.6 - Working Capital Fund - 7/9/09

6/5/09

The following SM Chapter has been issued:

431.11 – Litigation Holds - 6/3/09

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) has been issued:

IM ARRA-2009-06, ARRA Weekly Reporting - 6/3/09

6/3/09

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) has been issued:

IM APS-2009-06, Activity Based Costing Guidances - 5/21/09

5/18/09

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) has been issued:

IM ARRA 2009-05 ARRA Hiring Approval  - 5/18/09

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

335.4 - Employee Claims for Reimbursement of Official Business Expenditures - 5/12/09

4/10/09

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

308.68 – Field Managers Team - 4/9/09

4/6/09

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) have been issued:

IM OOP-09-001, Revised Competitive Areas - 4/1/09 (replaces IM OOP-07-003)

IM OOP-09-002, Local Commuting Areas for the Office of Water Quality, including the Branch of Analytical Services, the Branch of Quality Systems, and the Office of National Water Quality Assessment - 4/1/09

IM OOP-09-003, Local Commuting Areas for the Office of Groundwater including the Branch of Geophysics and the Yucca Mountain Project Branch - 4/1/09

3/30/09

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) has been issued:

IM APS-2009-08, Unidentified Miscellaneous Collections - 3/30/09

3/2/09

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been issued:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 46 - Bear Spray Safety Program- 3/02/09

2/24/09

The following SM Chapter has been issued:

308.70 – American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Accountability Transparency Oversight Board - 2/20/08

The following SM Chapter has been removed:

SM Chapter 370.735.4 - Nonofficial Expression

USGS personnel wishing to engage in outside work/activities need to follow the guidance in SM Chapter 370.735.5.

2/17/09

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

302.2 - Automatic Succession - Director - 2/11/09

2/04/09

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) has been issued:

IM APS-2009-05, Wire Transfer Receipts - 1/29/09

1/14/09

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 44 - Fall Protection Program - 1/07/09

1/07/09

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) has been issued:

IM APS-2009-03, Environmental Management Systems - 1/05/09


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