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1997 What's New?


11/05/97

The following Instructional Memoranda have been issued:

Instructional Memorandum OFM 97-08 (Post Entry Audit and Statistical Sampling Plan) (Replaces 97-02) - 9/9/97

Instructional Memorandum OFM 97-09 (Implementation of DOI Travel Reinvention Lab Recommendations) - 9/22/97

10/01/97

The following Survey Manual (SM) Chapters have be newly issued or revised:

SM 370.735.4 (Nonofficial Expression) - 6/16/97

SM 370.735.5 (Outside Work and Interests) - 6/16/97

SM 370.735.6 (Financial Interests) - 6/16/97

SM 500.6 (American Indian and Alaska Native Sacred Sites) - 6/20/97

SM 308.7(Budget Execution and Finance Committee) - 6/20/97

SM 370.593.1 (Nevada Test Site Location Allowance) - 6/23/97

SM 500.19 (Contributions from Private Sources) - 7/11/97

SM 431.8 (Federal Register Documents) - 7/14/97

SM 308.2 (Policy Council) - 7/31/97

SM 308.3 (Admistrative Management Council) - 7/31/97

SM 308.5.1 (Information Council) - 7/31/97

SM 308.5.2 (Information Management and Delivery Committee) - 7/31/97

SM 308.5.3 (Information Technology Infrastructure Committee) - 7/31/97

SM 308.6 (Science Council) - 7/31/97

SM 308.42 (Business Enterprise Council) - 7/31/97

SM 308.57 (Human Resources Council) - 7/31/97

SM 308.58 (Bureau Outreach Council) - 7/31/97

The following SM Chapters have been deleted:

SM 308.8 (Survey Committee - Central Region)

SM 308.9 (Survey Committee - Western Region)

SM 308.43 (Information Systems Council)

SM 308.53 (USGS Earth Science Educational Outreach Committee)

5/27/97

The following Instructional Memoranda have been issued:

OFM 97-06 (Refunds Receivable Owed to the USGS) - 3/13/97

OFM 97-07(Wire Transfer Receipts) - 5/16/97

5/13/97

The following Survey Manual (SM) Chapters have been deleted:

370.713.1 (Equal Employment Opportunity)

370.713.2 (Discrimination Complaints)

5/6/97

The following Survey Manual (SM) Chapter has been revised and renumbered:

402.13 (Prescription Goggles or Glasses) - 2/10/97 (formerly SM 403.26)

5/5/97

The following Survey Manual (SM) Chapter has been issued:

370.335.1 (Merit Promotion Plan) - 4/28/97

The following Survey Manual (SM) Chapters have been revised:

500-20 (Cooperative Research and Development Projects with Private Sources) - 4/16/97

500-21 (Industrial Research Associate Program) - 4/16/97

5/1/97

The following Survey Manual (SM) Chapter has been issued:

405-7 (Obtaining Products and Services from the Federal Agencies) - 4/7/97

4/3/97

The following Survey Manual (SM) Chapter has been issued:

504.1 (Standards for Digital Spatial Data Released to the Public) - 4/1/97

3/24/97

The following Survey Manual (SM) Chapters have been revised:

205.4 (Procurement) - 2/28/97

308.4 (Operations Council) - 3/24/97

3/7/97

The following Survey Manual (SM) Chapter has been revised:

313.13 ( Radiocommunications) - 2/26/97

3/3/97

The following Survey Manual (SM) Chapters have been issued:

370-536.1 (USGS Repromotion Consideration Program (RCP)) - 2/10/97

308.4 (Operations Council)- 3/3/97

The following Survey Manual (SM) Chapter has been deleted:

308.2 (Executive Committee)

2/7/97

The following Survey Manual (SM) Chapter has been issued:

501.1 (USGS Assessment System) - 2/10/97

The following Survey Manual (SM) Chapters have been revised:

Survey Manual Chapter 403.15 (Receipt for Goods and Services) - 12/20/96
Survey Manual Chapter 120.5 (Organization - Geologic Division) - 1/21/97
Survey Manual Chapter 402.3 (Requisition for Procurement of Goods and Services) - 1/24/97

1/15/97

The following Survey Manual Chapters and Instructional Memoranda have been deleted:

SM CHAPTERS

205.7 Attendance at Meetings and Acceptance of Contributions

317.1 Attendance at Meetings - Policy and Basic Requirements

330.5 Internal Transactions

335.2* Imprest Funds

340.2* Travel and Transportation Guidelines

340.11* Financing Travel

370.294.1 Release of Official Personnel Folder Information

370.301.1 Overseas Employment Agreement

370.312.1 Position Management

370.330.1 Recruitment and Selection

370.332.1 Use of Paid Advertising in Recruitment

370.335.3 Merit Promotion Plan

370.339.31 Pre-employment Medical Examination Requirements

370.352.6 Re-employment Rights

370.353.1 Absence For and Restoration After Military Duty

370.430.8 Recordkeeping

370.511.1 Position Classification

370.531.2 Within Grade Increases - General Schedule Employees

370.531.3 Quality Step Increases

370.532.1 Federal Wage System

370.570.1 Headquarters Change - Employment Agreement

370.593.1 Nevada Test Site Location Allowances

370.711.1 Labor-Management Relations

370.735.4 Nonofficial Expression

370.735.5 Outside Work and Interests

370.735.6 Financial Interests

370.736.3 National Agency Check and Written Inquiries Investigation - Nonsensitive Position

370.792.2 Employee Health Units

370.930.1 Motor Vehicle Operator Regulations

402.1* Purchase of Stock Items

402.15 Office Furniture and Equipment

408.10* Field Equipment

502.1* Internal Control Systems - Policies and Responsibilities

502.2* Standards, Guidelines, and Reporting Systems

*To be reissued

INSTRUCTIONAL MEMORANDA

OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Direct Accountability Postal System 91-02

OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Taxation of Fringe Benefits 86-04

Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 87-01

Payment of Over-the-Counter and Blanket Agreement Invoices 88-01

Official Expenditures for Seasonal Decoration 88-02

Requisition (Form DI-1) Processing Procedures 89-01

Use of Frequent Flyer Bonus Mileage Points 90-004

Reimbursement for Use of Privately Owned Conveyance 91-005

Reimbursement of Actual Expenses 91-006

OFFICE OF ACQUISITION AND FEDERAL ASSISTANCE

Item Description on Requisitions and Orders 91-002

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