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7/11/16

The following SM Handbook has been revised:

515–4–H, Environmental Management System Handbook - 6/28/16

6/17/16

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) has been issued:

IM OA 2016-001, Pilot Phased Retirement Program - 6/6/16

6/1/16

The following SM Chapter has been issued:

515.2 – Environmental and Disposal Liability Policy and Responsibilities - 12/23/13

5/10/16

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

205.2 - Travel Delegations - 5/6/16

The following SM Handbook has been revised:

340-1-H - Temporary Duty Travel Handbook - 4/18/16

4/21/16

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

515.1 - Environmental Compliance - 4/18/16

4/5/16

The following SM Chapter has been removed:

370.308.4 Federal Career Intern Program

3/7/16

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 10 Occupational Safety and Health Program Awards - 3/4/16

2/26/16

The following SM Operating Procedures has been issued:

Acquisition Operating Procedures - 6/29/15

2/18/16

The following SM Chapters have been revised:

434.1 - Mail Management - 2/18/16

200.1 - Delegations - 2/9/16

1/20/16

The following SM Chapters have been issued:

120.8 - Office of the Associate Director for Energy and Minerals - 1/15/16

120.12 - Office of the Associate Director for Environmental Health - 1/15/16

The following SM Chapters has been revised:

120.2 - Office of the Director - 1/15/16

1/11/16

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

200.2 - Redelegations - 1/6/16

12/15/15

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 30 Ionizing Radiation - 12/11/15

12/8/15

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 8 Employee Reports of Unsafe Conditions and Allegations of Reprisal - 11/19/15

11/17/15

The following SM Chapter has been issued:

120.11 Regional Director Offices - 11/16/15

11/5/15

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 49 Large Vessel Safety Management Program - 11/5/15

10/19/15

The following SM Handbook Chapters have been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 28 Underwater Diving Safety - 10/19/15

SM 445-2-H Chapter 22 Industrial Hygiene Formaldehyde Control Program - 10/19/15

SM 445-2-H Chapter 19 Industrial Hygiene - Hearing Conservation Program - 10/9/15

The following SM Chapter has been issued:

SM 120.7 Office of the Associate Director for Ecosystems - 10/16/15

9/14/15

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 5 Program Evaluations and Policy Self Assessments - 9/11/15

9/9/15

The following SM Handbook Chapters have been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 3 Annual Action Plans and Status Reports - 9/1/15

SM 445-2-H Chapter 4 Occupational Safety and Health Standards, Procedures, and Guidelines - 8/31/15

9/1/15

The following SM Chapters have been revised or issued:

SM 120.1 Creation, Mission, and Functions - 8/25/15

SM 120.3 Office of the Associate Director for Administration - 8/25/15

SM 120.5 Office of the Associate Director for Climate and Land Use Change - 8/25/15

SM 120.6 Office of the Associate Director for Core Science Systems - 8/25/15

SM 120.9 Office of the Associate Director for Natural Hazards - 8/25/15

SM 120.10 Office of the Associate Director for Water - 8/25/15

8/15/15

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 2 Responsibilities - 8/15/15

8/6/15

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been issued:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 52 - Youth Safety - 8/5/15

8/5/15

The following SM Handbook has been issued:

Environmental Management Handbook 515-4-H - 7/29/15

The following SM Handbook Chapter has been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 16 Motor Vehicle Safety - 7/18/15

7/27/15

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

SM 500.25 - Scientific Integrity - 7/23/15

7/16/15

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

SM 500.5 - News Release and Media Relations Policy - 7/10/15

7/8/15

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

SM 440.1 - Identification Cards - 7/7/15

5/15/15

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

SM 335.7 - Professional Liability Insurance Reimbursement - 5/8/15

5/11/15

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) has been issued:

IM OA 2015-02, Conference and Sponsorship Management and Reporting - 5/7/15

3/23/15

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) have been removed:

OA IM 2014-08, Use of Limited Open Travel Authorizations (Blanket Travel Authorizations) (refer to the Travel Handbook)

AEI IM 2013-02, Reduced Per Diem Rate (refer to the Travel Handbook)

APS IM 2009-02, First Class and Business Class Travel (refer to the Travel Handbook)

2/23/15

The following Instructional Memoranda (IM) have been issued:

IM OSQI 2015-01, Scientific Data Management Foundation - 2/19/15

IM OSQI 2015-02, Metadata for Scientific Data, Software, and Other Information Products - 2/19/15

IM OSQI 2015-03, Review and Approval of Scientific Data for Release - 2/19/15

IM OSQI 2015-04, Preservation Requirements for Digital Scientific Data - 2/19/15

1/13/15

The following SM Chapters have been removed:

SM 401.12 Ratification of Unauthorized Commitments (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)
                      
SM 402.3 Requisition for Procurement of Goods and Services (refer to FBMS Guidance)

SM 402.5 Procurement Specifications (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

SM 402.12 Alcohol (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

SM 402.13 Prescription Goggles or Glasses (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

SM 403.2 Simplified Acquisition (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures; FAR)

SM 403.5 Purchase Order (refer to FBMS Guidance)

SM 403.6 Blanket Purchase Agreements (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

SM 403.7 Commercial Purchase Cards (refer to Bankcards) (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

SM 403.9 Utilities (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

SM 403.12 Tire Purchases (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

SM 403.15 Receipt for Goods and Services (refer to FBMS Guidance)       

SM 404.2 Advance Procurement Planning (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

SM 404.3 Competition in Contracting (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

SM 404.10 Requisition for Contracts and Assistance Awards (refer to FBMS Guidance)

SM 404.11 Contracting Officer's Representative Certification Program (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

SM 404.12 Contractor Performance Evaluations (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

SM 405.6 Paid Advertising (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

SM 406.1 Grants and Cooperative Agreements (refer to Acquisitions Operating Procedures)

1/7/15

The following SM Handbook has been issued:

SM 340-1-H Temporary Duty Travel Handbook - 12/23/14

The following SM Chapter has been revised:

SM 340.1 – Temporary Duty Travel - 12/23/14

The following SM Chapter has been revised and renumbered:

SM 340.2 – Permanent Change of Station - 12/23/14 (replaces SM 340.6)



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