Survey Manual

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A B C D E F G H I J-L M N O P Q-R S T U-Z

A     

Absence, 370.610.1; 370.630.1 (also, see Leave)

Absences, Excused, 370.630.11

Acceptance of Conveyance, 205.12

Access to Private Lands, Obtaining Permission for, 500.11

Accident Investigation, 451.1

Accountable Officers, Financial Management, 335.1

Accounts Receivable, 338.2

Acquisition and Financial Assistance Agreements with Current and Former Employees, 404.5 (Superseded by the AOP topic)

Acting Officials, 302.1

    Director's Office, 302.2

Acts

    Freedom of Information Act, 318.1

    Privacy, 319.1

Administrative Management Council, 308.3

Advertising, Paid, 205.11

Agreements, Cooperative and Reimbursable, 205.13500.1

Agreements, Blanket Purchase, 205.4

Agreements, Employee

     Continued Service, 370.410.5

     Pre-employment Transportation, 370.572.1

     Training, 370.410.1

Alcohol, (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

Allegations of Discrimination, 370.713.2

Allotments, 370.550.3

     Direct Deposit of Allotments to Financial Institutions, 370.550.12

     Over-obligation of, 327.1

     Payment of Dues, 370.550.4

     Responsibility for Over-obligation, 327.1

     Savings Bonds, 344.2

Allowances and Differentials

     Foreign, 370.592.1

     Nonforeign, 370.591.1

American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Relations, 500.6

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Accountability Transparency Oversight Board, 308.70

Annual Leave, 370.630.3 (also, see Leave)

Anti-Harassment

     Anti-Harrassment, 370.734.1

Appeals

     EEO Complaints, 370.713.2

Apportionments, 327.1

Approvals

     Former Employee, 404.5 (Superseded by the AOP topic)

     Newspaper Advertising, 205.11

     Acquisition and Financial Assistance, 205.4

Assessments, 501.1

Asset Management 420.1

Assignment of Pay, 370.550.12

Assignments, Intergovernmental, 370.334.1; 370.334.2; 370.334.3; 370.334.4

Association Membership - Professional or Other Associations, 370.252.1

Attendance and Leave, 370.630.1 (also, see Leave)

     Annual Leave, 370.630.3

     Court Leave, 370.630.10

     Excused Absences, 370.630.11

     General Provisions, 370.630.1

     Holidays, 370.610.2

     Home Leave, 370.630.6

     Hours of Duty, 370.610.1

     Leave Without Pay, 370.630.7

     Military Leave, 370.630.9

     Shore Leave, 370.630.12

     Sick Leave, 370.630.4

Audiovisual Media and Products, 1100.7

Authority, Procurement, Acquisition and Financial Assistance 205.4

Authority to Approve Information Products, 205.18

Authorship, Credits, and Acknowledgments in USGS Information Products, 1100.5

Automatic Succession, 302.1302.2

Automobile Rental, 409.1

Awards (Delegation of Authority), 205.1

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Billing Divisions Within the USGS, 336.3

Billing Non-Federal Customers and Former and Current Employees, 336.2

Billing Other Federal Agencies, 336.1

Blanket Purchase Agreements, 205.4

BLM/USGS Intra-agency Committee for Program Coordination, 308.39

Boats, Ships, Sailboats, Airboats, 412.1

Bond Allotment, Savings, 344.2

Budget Execution and Finance Committee, 308.7

Budget Management, 327.1

     Financial Plan, 327.1

     Inter-division Financing, 327.1

     Object Classification, 330.3

     Reimbursable Units, 327.1

Building Maintenance, 429.1

Building Passes, 440.1

Bureau Outreach Committee, 308.58

Business Enterprise Council, 308.42

Business Leaders Team, 308.67

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Career Development Program, 370.410.2

Cash Refunds/Advances, 338.5338.6

Ceilings, Employment, 370.312.2

Certificate of Deposit, 338.1

Certification of USGS Reproductions, 301.3

Change-making, Cash Advance for, 338.6

Charge Accounts

     Publications and Other Products, 338.2

Check Distribution, 345.1

Checks Payable to Foreign Banks, 338.8

Civil Defense, 1000.1

Claims, Legal Advice and Assistance, (this information is now available on the DOI Solicitor Web page)

     Against Federal Employees, 451.4

     Against the United States, 451.1

     Damage or Loss in Shipment, 410.5

     Loss or Damage - Employees Personal Property, 451.5

     U.S. Government Claims, 451.3

Classification and Inventory of USGS Web Services, 500.16

Classified, 440.4

Clearance Procedures, Employee and Non-Employee, 344.16

Collection and Deposit, 338.1338.3

     Advances for Change-making Purposes, 338.6

     Cash Journal, 338.6

     Checks Payable Only by Foreign Banks, 338.8

     Direct Deposit, 370.550.12

     Erroneous Payments to Employees, 338.3

     Receivable Accounting, Publications and Other Products, 338.2

     Refunds, Publications and Other Products, 338.5

     Uncollectible Items, 338.4

Collection of Debts, 338.4

Collections Steering Committee (USGS), 308.76

Commercial Purchase Cards (Bankcards) (refer to Acquistions Operating Procedures)

Committee Management, 308.1

     Alaska Survey Committee, 308.10

     BLM/USGS Intra-agency Committee for Program Coordination, 308.39

     Budget Execution and Finance Committee, 308.7

     Bureau of Reclamation/USGS Intra-agency Committee for Program Coordination, 308.50

     Bureau Outreach, 308.58

     Business Enterprise Council, 308.42

     Business Leaders Team, 308.670

     Configuration Management Committee, 308.61

     Defense Mapping Agency/USGS Interagency Committee for Program Coordination, 308.36

     Emergency Preparedness Committee, 308.26

     Environmental Protection Agency/USGS Intra-agency Committee for Program Coordination,

308.50

     Ethics Committee

308.54

     Federal Emergency Management Agency/USGS Intra-agency Committee for Program Coordination, 308.33

     Field Managers Team 308.68

     Fine Arts, 308.17

     Fundamental Science Practices Advisory Committee, 308.74

     Geographic Data Committee, 308.55

     Human Resources Council, 308.57

     Incentive Awards, 308.18

     Information Council, 308.5.1

     Information Management and Delivery Committee, 308.5.2

     Information Technology Infrastructure Committee, 308.5.3

    Interagency Committees:

       U.S. Fish and Wildlife/USGS Interagency Committee for Program Coordination, 308.32

       U.S. Forest Service/USGS Interagency Committee for Program Coordination, 308.52

     International Activities, 308.15

     Investment Review Board, 308.62

     Minerals Management Service/USGS Intra-agency Committee for Program Coordination, 308.49

     NOAA/USGS Interagency Committee for Program Coordination, 308.38

     Occupational Safety and Health Council, 308.64

     Office of Surface Mining/USGS Intra-agency Committee for Program Coordination, 308.34

     Operations Council, 308.4

     Reactor Operations Committee, 308.44

    Safety Committee, Handbook 445-2-H, Chapter 1

     Science Council, 308.6

     Soil Conservation Service/USGS Interagency Coordinating Committee for Data Exchange and  Program Coordination, 308.35

     Special Emphasis Program Advisory Committee, 308.59

     Specialized Safety Program Committees, 308.66

     Sustainability Council, 308.73

     USGS Identification Clothing - Corporate Identification Committee, 308.60

Communications, Federal Telecommunications System (FTS2000), 313.6

Compensation, Details of Personnel, 370.531.1

Computer Database, 500.24

Conduct

     Review, Approval and Release of Information Products, 502.4

Configuration Management Committee, 308.61

Contracting Officer Designation, 205.4

Contracts

     Electronic Transfers, 336.3

     Employees, 401.6 (Superseded by the AOP topic)

     Acquisition and Financial Assistance Delegation, 205.4

     Vehicle Storage, 409.1

Contractual Services

     Emergency Employment, 342.3

     Gage Readers, Samplers and Observers, 342.1

     Recurring Payments, 342.2

Contributions

     From Collaborative Projects With Private Sources, 500.20

     From Outside Sources, 500.19

     Delegations of Authority to Accept Contributions, 205.13

Controlled Property, (see Property)

Cooperative Research and Development Projects with Private Sources, 500.20

Cooperative Work, 500.1

Copyrighted Material, 1100.6

Correspondence Management, 431.2

Cost Distribution 501.1

Court Leave, 370.630.10

Court Testimony and Release of Official Records, 450.2205.9

Credit Cards, 335.3

     Telephone, 313.6

     Vehicle Rental, Commercial, 335.3

Credits, Acknowledgments and Authorship in USGS Information Products, 1100.5

Current Employees, Procurement Awards, 401.6 (Superseded by the AOP topic)

Custodians, Property, 408.2408.9

Customer Service, 500.15

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Damaged Shipment or Lost Articles, 410.5

Data Access, 500.24

Database Manager, 500.24

Death Cases

     Vendor or Contractor, Notice of, 342.1

Debts, Collection of, 338.4

DMA/USGS Interagency Committee for Program Coordination, 308.36

Deferred Maintenance, 422.1

Delegations of Authority, 200.1

     Acceptance of Conveyance, 205.12

     Administration, 205.11

     Advisory Committee Management, 205.17

     Budget and Financial Management, 205.10

     Certifying Officers, Designation of, 205.10

     Collection Officers, Designation of, 205.10

     Enter into Agreements and Accept Contributions, 205.13

     Erroneous Payments, Collection of, 205.10

     Imprest Funds, 205.10

     Time and Attendance, Employee Certification, 205.10

     Court Testimony, Authority to Approve, 205.9

Directives Management, 431.5

Disaster Assistance, 205.15

     Regional Emergency Preparedness Officers, 205.15

     Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, 205.16

     Federal Register Documents, 220.7

     Joint Funding Agreements, 205.13

     Official Personnel Folders, Authority to Release, 205.9450.2

     Personal Property Management, 205.3408.2

     Personnel Management, 205.1

       Jurisdiction of Personnel Offices, 205.1

       Acquisition and Financial Assistance, 205.4

       Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs), 205.4

       Contracts, Grants and Cooperative Agreements, 205.4

       Interagency Agreements, 205.4

       Small Purchases, 205.4

       Warranted Contracting Officers, 205.4

     Real Property Management, 205.12427.1

       Acquisition of Space, 205.12

     Transfer and Disposal, 205.12

     Travel, 205.2340.1

     Special Delegations, 205.2

Deposits, 338.1 (also, see Collections and Deposits)

Details, Employee, 370.300.8

Details of Personnel Compensation, 370.531.1

Differentials and Allowances (also, see Pay)

     Foreign, 370.592.1

     Nonforeign, 370.591.1

Direct Deposit to Financial Institutions, 370.550.12345.1

Directives Management, 431.5

Disposal of Personal Property (Other than Vehicles) 205.3408.9

Disposal of Real Property, 427.1

Distribution, 345.1

Domestic Memorandum of Understanding, 500.26

Dual Federal Employment, 370.550.5

Dues, Allotment of Pay for, 370.550.4

Duplicating and Office Copying Equipment, 314.3

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Ecosystems, Office of the Associate Director 120.7

Editorial Review, 1100.2

Effective Date of Personnel Actions, 370.296.3

Electronic Mail; see: Records Management Requirements and Electronic Mail and Instant Messages 431.3

Electronic Records; see Records Management Program 431.1

Electronic Transfers, 336.3

Emergency Planning and Operations, 1000.1308.26

Emergency Preparedness 308.261000.1

Employee Claims for Official Business Expenditures, 335.4

Employee Clearance Procedures, 344.16

Employee Grievances, 205.16

Employee Orientation, 370.405.1

Employee Survey Program, 370.400.1

Employee Training, 370.410.1

Employment

     Ceilings, 370.312.2

     Details, 370.300.8

     Dual, 370.550.5

     Emergency, 342.3

     Members of Same Family, 370.338.2

     Overseas Agreement, 340.6

     Relatives, 370.338.2

     Volunteer Service, Acceptance of, 500.23

Environmental Differential, 370.550.10

Environmental Compliance, 515.1

Environmental and Disposal Liability Policy and Responsibilities, 515.2

Environmental Management, 515.4

Environmental Quality, Protection and Enhancement, 516.2

Equipment

     Radiocommunications, 313.13

     Telecommunications, 313.12

Erroneous Payments, Collection, and Employee Allowance, 205.10338.3338.7

Ethics

     Contributions and Grants to USGS from Outside Sources, 500.19

     Court Testimony and Release of Official Records, 450.2

     USGS Ethics Committee, 308.54

Evaluation of Personnel Management, 370.275.1

Evaluation, Proposals, 401.8 (superceded by the AOP topic)

Excused Absences, 370.630.11

Executive Leadership Team (USGS), 308.75

Expenditures - Employee Claim for Official Business, 335.4

Extracurricular Activities, 500.13

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Facilities, Use of, by Non-Government People, 500.12

Facility Plans and Investments, 421.1

Facsimile Transmission Equipment, 313.4

Federal Register, Delegations and Special Redelegations, 200.2220.7

Federal Register Documents, 431.8

Federal Telecommunications System (FTS2000), 313.6

    Calling Cards, 313.6

    Telephone Calls, Personal, 313.11

    Telephone Conversations, Recording/Listening in, 313.10

FEDSTRIP Procedures, 205.4

Field Centers, Organization, 120.2

Field Managers Team, 308.68

Field Offices, Policy on Location of Permanent, 100.1

Field Printing, 314.1

Files Management, See Records Management 431.1

Financial Object Classification, 330.3

Financial Plan, 327.1 (also, see Budget Management)

Financing Interagency Programs, 321.1

Fine Arts Committee, 308.17

FITARA Authorities for Information Management Technology, 700.1

Flags, 440.6

Flexitime, 370.610.1; 344.8

Foreign Differentials and Allowances, 370.592.1

Former Employee, Awards, 404.5 (Superseded by the AOP topic.)

Forms Management, 431.4

Freedom of Information Act, 318.1 (also, see Acts)

Freedom of Information Act Officer/Representatives, 318.1

Freight, 410.2

Fundamental Science Practices

    USGS Fundamental Science Practices Advisory Committee 308.74

    Foundation Policy 502.1

    Planning and Conducting Data Collection and Research 502.2

    Peer Review 502.3

    Review, Approval, and Release of Information Products 502.4

    Safeguarding Unpublished U.S. Geological Survey Data, Information, and Associated Scientific Materials 502.5

Funds

    Control, 327.1

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Gage Readers, Samplers and Observers, 342.1

General Redelegations - Administration, 205.11

Geographic Location Codes, 100.7

Government Bills of Lading, U.S., 410.3

Government Employee, Procurement Awards, 401.6 (Superseded by the AOP topic.)

Gratuities (Uncompensated Services), 370.300.4

Grievances, Employee, 205.16

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Hazard Pay Differential, 370.550.9

Hazardous Materials, 410.7

Headquarters, Change of, 340.6 (also, see Travel)

Holidays, 370.610.2

Home Leave, 370.630.6

Hours of Duty, 370.610.1

    Flexitime, 370.610.1

    Less than Full-time Employment, 370.610.1

    Night Work, 370.550.2

    Offices Outside D.C., 370.610.1

    Overtime, 370.550.1

    Vessel Employees, 370.630.12

Household Goods, Transportation of, 340.9;

Human Resources Council, 308.57

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Joint Funding Agreement, 500.1205.4

Jury Duty, 370.630.10 (also, see Court Leave)

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Laborers

    Emergency Employment of, 342.3

Lands, Obtaining Access to Private, 500.11

Leave,

    Annual, 370.630.3

    Approval for, 370.630.1

    Court, 370.630.10

    Excused Absence, 370.630.11

    General Provisions, 370.630.1

    Home, 370.630.6

    Maternity, 370.630.4

    Military, 370.630.9

    Per Diem, 340.7

     Shore, 370.630.12

     Sick, 370.630.4

     Without Pay, 370.630.7

Lease Management, 429.1

Legal Matters

     Claims, Government Tort, 451.3

     Claims, Tort, Against the U.S., 451.1

     Copyrighted Material, 1100.6

     Court Testimony, 450.2

     Defense of Suits Against Federal Employees,451.4

     Inventions by Employees, 453.1

     Loss or Damage to Federal Employee's Personal Property, 451.5

     Unsolicited Proposals, 401.8 (Superseded by the AOP topic.)

Litigation Holds 431.11

Long-term and Extended Training, 370.410.8

Loss or Damage - Employee's Personal Property, 451.5

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Mail Management, 434.1

Maintenance, Building, 429.1

Maintenance, Deferred, 422.1

Maintenance and Management of Space, 429.1

Management Development, 370.412.3

Manual, Geological Survey, 431.5

   Distribution, 301.2

   Division Supplements, 431.5

   Issuance of Material, 431.5

Map Sales, 338.2

Maternity Leave, 370.630.4 (also, see Leave)

Media, Audiovisual and Products, 1100.7

Medical Preventive Treatment, 370.792.1

Memorandum of Agreement Preparation, 500.21

Memorandum of Understanding, Domestic, 500.26

Merit Promotion Plan, 370.335.1

Micrographics - Information Storage and Retrieval, See 431.1 Records Management Program

Military Duty

   Military Leave, 370.630.9

Motor Vehicles, 409.1

   Accidents, Report of, 409.1

   Accountability for (Acquisition), 409.1

   Authorized Use of, 409.1

   Bill of Sale, 409.1

   Disposal, 409.1

   Operator's Record (DI-120), 409.1

   Parking at Residence, 409.1

   Rental System, 409.1

   Reports, 409.1

   Sale of, 338.9

   Storage, 409.1

   Tort Claims, 451.1

Motorcycles, 409.1

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National Security Information, 440.3

National Security Position Program, 440.7

National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, Managing the NEPA Process - U.S. Geological Survey, 516.1

Nepotism Certification, Form 9-1644, 370.338.2, Ex. 1

Nevada Test Site Location Allowance, 370.593.1

News Media, Release of Information to, 500.5

Night Work, 370.550.2

NOAA/USGS Interagency Committee for Program Coordination, 308.38

Non-Federal Customers, Billing of, 336.2

Nonforeign Differentials and Allowances, 370.591.1

Non-Government, Use of Facilities, 500.12

Nuclear Formerly Restricted Data (FRD) and Restricted Data (RD) Information Classification and Declassification 440.8

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Object Classification, 330.3

Objectives, USGS, 120.1

Observers, Gage Readers, Samplers, Payments to, 342.1

Obtaining Permission for Access to Private Lands, 500.11

Obtaining Products and Services from Other Federal Agencies, 405.7 (Superseded by the AOP topic.)

Occupational Safety and Health Council, 308.64

Occupational Safety and Health Policy and Responsibilities, 445.1

Office of Surface Mining/USGS Intra-agency Committee for Program Coordination, 308.34

Official Personnel Folder, Release of Information, 205.9

Officials, Principal Division and Automatic Succession, 302.1

Office of the Director, 302.2

Official Records and Court Testimony, Release of 450.2205.9

On-the-Spot Awards, 370.451

Open File, 500.24

Operating Budget, 327.1

Operations Council, 308.4

Oral Presentation and Outside Publication, 502.4

Organization

   Office of the Associate Director for Administration, 120.3

     Approvals, 100.1

     Changes, 100.1

     Codes, 100.7

     Creation, Mission, and Functions, 120.1

    Organization Structure, 120.2

    Office of the Associate Director for Core Science Systems, 120.6

    Office of the Associate Director for Ecosystems, 120.7

    Office of the Associate Director for Energy and Minerals, 120.8

    Office of the Associate Director for Natural Hazards, 120.9

Office of the Associate Director for Water, 120.10

    Regional Director Offices, 120.11

Orientation, New Employee, 370.405.1

Other Federal Agencies, Policy on Work for, 500.3

Outside Publication and Oral Presentation, 502.4

Outside Work and Interests, https://www.doi.gov/ethics/forms/outside-work-activities

Over-obligation of Allotment, 327.1

Overseas Assignment

      Foreign Differentials and Allowances, 370.592.1

     Nonforeign Differentials and Allowances, 370.591.1

     Travel and Relocation Procedures, 340.6

Overtime, 370.550.1

     Procedure for Requesting, 370.550.1

     Reporting, 370.550.1

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Paperwork Management, 431.1

Pay

     Allotments and Assignments, 370.550.3370.550.12

     Classified Positions, 370.531.1

     Collection of Erroneous Payments to U.S. Employees, 338.3

     Differential, 370.550.9370.550.10

     Dual Federal Employment, 370.550.5

     FC Schedule, 370.534.1

     FC Schedule Employees, 370.534.1

     Foreign Differentials and Allowances, 370.592.1

     Hazard Pay Differential, 370.550.9

     Highest Previous Rate Criteria, 370.531.1

     Holiday Work, 370.610.2

     Night Work, 370.550.2

     Nonforeign Differentials and Allowances, 370.591.1

     Overtime, 370.550.1

     Salary Retention Benefits, 370.531.1

     Scales, 370.531.1

     Sunday Work, 370.550.8

     Supervisors of Wage System Employees, 370.531.1

     Waiver of Claims for Erroneous Payments of Pay, 205.10

     Within Grade Increases, 370.531.1

Payments to Gage Readers, Samplers, and Observers, 342.1

Payments, Waiver of, 338.7

Payroll and Accounting, 344.1

Payroll Deductions for Savings Bonds, 344.2

Pay Differential, Environmental, 370.550.10

Per Diem, 370.410.5

Personal Property

     Accountability and Responsibility, 205.3

     Sale of, 338.9

     Utilization and Disposal, 408.9

Personnel

   Actions, Effective Date, 370.296.3

   Association Membership, Professional or other, 370.252.1

   Delegation of Authority, 205.1

   Folders, Authority to Release for Court Use, 450.2

   Intergovernmental Assignments, 370.334.1, 370.334.2, 370.334.3, 370.334.4

Personnel Actions

   Details, 370.300.8

   Effective Date, 370.296.3

Personnel Management Delegations, 205.1

Personnel Management Evaluation, 370.275.1

Personnel Management Inspection, 370.275.1

  Program Evaluation, 370.275.1

Personnel Suitability- Low Risk and Public Trust Positions, 370.371.1

Physical Fitness Program, 370.792.4

Physical Security Program, 440.2

Work for Non-Federal Agencies, 500.2

Sensitive Issues, 502.4

Pre-employment Transportation Agreement, 370.572.1

Press Releases, 500.5

Premium Pay for Sunday Work, 370.550.8

Preventive Medical Treatment, 370.792.1

Printing, Field, 314.1

Privacy Act, 319.1 (also, see Acts)

Private Lands, Obtaining Permission for Access to, 500.11

Probationary Period for Supervisors and Managers, 315.9

Proceeds from the Sale of Personal Property and Motor Vehicles, 338.9

Procurement/Assistance Awards to Former USGS Employees, 404.5 (Superseded by the AOP Topic.)

Procurement Delegations, 205.4

Professional Liability Insurance Reimbursement, 335.7

Program Policies, USGS, 500.1 through 1000.1

   Acceptance of Volunteer Service, 500.23

   Cooperative Work With States, Counties, Municipalities, etc., 500.1

   Credits and Acknowledgements in Reports by USGS Authors, 1100.5

   Director Approval of Outside Publication and Oral Presentation, 500.9

   Fundamental Science Practices: Foundation Policy, 502.1

   Fundamental Science Practices: Planning and Conducting Data Collection and Research, 502.2

   Fundamental Science Practices: Peer Review 502.3

   Fundamental Science Practices: Review, Approval, and Release of Information Products, 502.4

   Industrial Research Associate Program, 500.21

  Obtaining Permission for Access to Private Lands, 500.11

   Release of Computer Databases and Computer Programs, 500.24

   Work For Non-Federal Agencies, 500.2

   Release of Written Information to the News Media, 500.5

   Safeguard and Release of USGS Information, 500.14

   Use of Facilities by Non-Government People, 500.12

   Work for Other Federal Agencies, 500.3

Property, Personal

   Accountability and Responsibility, 408.2

   Acquisition and Utilization of Excess, 408.4

Property, Controlled

   Custodians, 408.2408.9

   Disposal - Survey Board Actions, 408.9; 409.1

   Establishment of Accountability Records, 408.2

   List of Accountable Property, 408.2, Appendix A

   Loss or Damage, Employee's Personal, 451.5

   Loss, Theft or Damage, 408.2

   Motor Vehicles, 409.1

   Negotiated Sale, 408.9

   Noncontrolled, Disposal of, 408.9

   Reporting Acquisitions, 408.2

Property Custodians, 408.2408.9

Property Transfer Procedures

   Receiving and Reporting, 408.2

   Sale to Government Employees, 408.9; 408.11

   Special Inventory, 408.2

   Surplus or Excess, Reporting of Acquisition of, 408.4

   Use, Official Purpose, 408.4

   Utilization of Excess Personal Property, 408.4

   Vehicles, 409.1 (also, see Motor Vehicles)

   Watercraft, 412.1

Property, Real, (see Real Property)

Property Passes, 408.2

Proposals, 401.8 (Superceded by the AOP topic.)

Proprietary Information From Private Sources, 502.5

Publications

   Credits, 1100.5

   Editorial Review, 1100.2

   Sales of, 338.2

   U.S. Geological Survey Publication Series, 1100.3

   Use of Copyrighted Material, 1100.6

Publicly Available Databases, 500.24

Public Trust and Low Risk Positions - Personnel Suitability, 370.371.1

Publishing, U.S. Geological Survey Publication Series, 1100.3

Purchasing

   Employee Claim for Official Business Expenditures, 335.4

   Partial Delivery, Receipt for, 335.4

Personal Expenditures, Reimbursement for 335.4

Purchase Orders,(refer to FBMS guidance)

   Watercraft, 412.1

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Radioactivity, Fallout and Monitoring, 1000.1

Radiocommunications, 313.13

   Frequency Assignments, 313.13

Radio Maintenance, 313.13

Reactor Operations Committee, 308.44

Real Property

   Acquisition, Assignment and Release, 427.1

   Alterations and Repair, 427.1

   Disposal, 427.1

   Easement, Rights-of-Way, Leases and Permits, 427.1

   Quarters, Establishment of Rental Rates, 427.1

   Sale to Employees, 427.1

Reassignments, Temporary, 370.300.8

Record Communications, 313.10

Records Creation and Management, 431.1

   Correspondence Management, 431.2

   Essential Records, 433.3

   Federal Register Documents, 431.8

   Files Management, 431.1

   Forms Management, 431.4

   Records Management Roles and Responsibilities, 431.1

   Records Disposition, 431.6

   Records Management Requirements and Electronic Mail and Instant Messages 431.3

Recycled Products, (refer to Acquistions Operating Procedures)

Redelegations of Authority, 200.2

   Cash Awards and Quality Increases, 205.1

   Collection of Erroneous Payments, 205.10

   Court Testimony, Official Personnel Folders, 205.9

   Equal Employment Opportunity, 205.16

   Personal Property Management, 205.3

   Personnel Management, 205.1

   Policy and Limitation, 200.2

   Procurement, 205.4

   Travel, 205.2

Refunds, Publications and Other Products, 338.5

Rehabilitation Act, Implementation and Administration of Section 508, 600.6

Reimbursement, Professional Liability Insurance, 335.7

Relatives, Employment of, 370.338.2

Release of Information to News Media, 500.5

Release of Official Records, 450.2

Releasing Groups of Employees, 370.630.11

Rental System, Motor Vehicles, 409.1

Reporting, Acquisition, (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures; FAR)

Reporting, 500.10

Reports, Financial, 332.1

Reproduction and Office Copying Equipment, 314.3

Reproduction and Printing Services

   Certification of USGS Reproductions, 301.3

   Field Printing, 314.1

Repromotion Consideration Program, 370.536.1

Request for Procurement Services,(refer to FBMS Guidance)

Request for Quotations,(refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures; FAR)

Requisitions, Procurement,(refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures; FAR)

Research Associate Program, 500.21

Research Committee, 308.42

Resource Conservation,(refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

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Safeguarding Unpublished U.S. Geological Survey Data, Information, and Associated Scientific Materials, 502.5

Safety Policy and Responsibilities, 445.1

Safety Program, 445.1

Safety Committee, Handbook 445-2-H, Chapter 1

Salary (see Pay)

Salary Retention Benefits, 370.531.1

Salary Rates Setting - General Schedule Employees, 370.531.1

Sale of Personal Property and Motor Vehicles, 338.9

Sale of Publications, Products, Refunds, 338.5

Sales to Employees of Federal Government, 408.11

Samplers, Payments to, 342.1

Savings Bonds, 344.2

Science Council, 308.6

Scientific Integrity, 500.25

Security, 440.1

   Building Passes/Identification Cards, 440.1

   Clearance, 440.7

   National Security Information, 440.3

   National Security Position Program, 440.7

   Physical Security Program, 440.2

Separation, Employee

   Clearance Procedures, 344.16

   Effective Date, 370.296.3

Serious Incidents, Unusual Events and Emergency Conditions, 451.1

Shipments, 410.1

   Domestic, 410.1

   Hazardous Material, 410.7

   Household Goods, 340.9

Ships, 412.1

Shore Leave, 370.630.12

Sick Leave, 370.630.4

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

Soil Conservation Service/USGS Interagency

   Coordinating Committee for Data Exchange and Program Coordination, 308.35

Space, Lease Management, 429.1

Space Management and Maintenance, 429.1

Special Redelegations of Authority

   Acceptance of Conveyance (220.5), (incorporated into SM Real Property Management 205.12)

   Certification of USGS Reproductions, 301.3

   Delegations, 200.1

   Federal Register Notices, 220.7

Special Emphasis Program Advisory Committee, 308.59

Speeches, Lectures and Illustrated Talks, 370.735.4

Standard Filing System, 431.1431.2

Standard Vouchers, 336.3

Storage of Goods, 340.6

Subsistence, 340.8

Succession, 302.1 302.2 (also, see Officials)

Suits Against Federal Employees in Operation of Motor Vehicles, 451.4

Sunday Work, Premium Pay for, 370.550.8

Supervisors' Pay if Less than Wage System, 370.531.1

Supervisors' Probationary Period, 370.315.9

Supervisory, Management, and Executive Development

   General Provisions, 370.412.1

   Management Development, 370.412.3

   Supervisory Development, 370.412.2

Survey Committees

   Alaska, 308.10

Survey Program, Employee, 370.400.1

Survey Program Policies (see Program Policies, USGS)

Sustainability Council, 308.73

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Taxes Withheld From Wages, 344.1

Technology Transfer Authority, 500.20

Telephone

  Directories and Employee Locator File, 313.12

  Equipment, 313.12

  Long-distance Call Certification, 313.6

  Use, 313.10

Temporary Reassignments, 300.8

Territorial Compensation, 370.591.1

Time and Attendance Accounting, 344.8

Tire Purchases, (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

Tort Claims, 451.1451.3

Traffic Management, 410.1

Training, General Provisions, 370.410.1

   Continued Service Agreement, 370.410.8

   Establishing Training Procedures, 370.410.3

   Expenses, 370.410.1

   Long-term and Extended Training, 370.410.8

   Payment of Training Expenses, 370.410.5

   Procedures for Selecting Trainees, 370.410.3

   Supervisory Development, 370.412.1370.412.2, and 370.412.3

   Upward Mobility, 370.380.1

Transferred Funds

   Other Federal Agencies, 336.1

   Work for Other Federal Agencies, 500.3

Transportation Requests, 340.1

Transportation of Things, 410.1

   Hazardous Material, 410.7

Traffic Management, 410.1

Travel, 340.1

   Agreements

      First Duty Station, 370.572.2

   Authority to Approve, 205.2340.1

   Charge Card Program,

      Vehicles, 409.1

      Watercraft, 412.1

   Extracurricular Activities, 500.13

   First Duty Station, 340.2

   Foreign, Assignments and Contacts, 440.5

   New Appointees, 370.572.2

   Numbering Travel Authorizations, 340.1

   Permanent Change of Station, 340.2

   Pre-employment Interviews, 370.572.1

   Relocation Allowances, 340.2

   Shortage Category Positions, Travel to First Duty Station, 370.572.2

   Sick Leave, 370.630.4

   Storage, 340.2

   Temporary Duty Travel, 340.1

   Vouchers, 340.12

   Without Advance Authorization, 340.1

   Witness, 450.2

Typewriters, Repair of Electric, 403.2

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Uncollectible Debts, 338.4

Uncompensated Services, 370.300.4

Unpublished USGS Information, Safeguarding, 500.14

Upward Mobility, 370.380.1

Use of Facilities by Non-Government People, 500.12

Use of Outside Publications, Including Abstracts, 1100.4

Use of of Tobacco Products in/on USGS-Occupied Buildings, Facilities, and Grounds, 370.792.3

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Vacation, 370.630.3

Vehicles, 409.1 (also, see Motor Vehicles)

Vessels, Ocean, 412.1

Visual Identity System, 550.1

Vital Records, 433.3

Volunteer Service, Acceptance of, 500.23

Vouchers, Travel, 340.12

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Waiver of Payments, 338.7

Warrant System, 205.4

Watercraft, 412.1

Web Services, 500.16

Web Standards, 601.1

Witness Fees, 450.2

Workforce Accountability Plan, 1000.2

Working Capital Fund, 335.6

Work for Other Federal Agencies, 500.3

   Billing Other Federal Agencies, 336.1

Work Week, 370.610.1; 370.610.2

Written Information, Release to News Media, 500.5