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9/19/2017

The following SM Chapters replace the IMs, as noted:

2015-01 - Scientific Data Management Foundation. See SM 502.6.

2015-02 - Metadata for Scientific Data, Software, and Other Information Products. See SM 502.7.

2015-03 - Review and Approval of Scientific Data for Release. See SM 502.8.

2015-04 - Preservation Requirements for Digital Scientific Data. See SM 502.9.

The following SM chapters have been superseded by topics in the Acquisition Operating Procedures (AOP):

401.6 - Contracts with Employees of the Federal Government. See Acquisition and Financial Assistance Agreements with Current and Former Employees.

401.8 - Unsolicited Proposals. See Unsolicited Proposals.

404.5 - Acquistion/Assistance Awards to Former USGS Employees. See Acquisition and Financial Assistance Agreements with Current and Former Employees.

405.7 - Obtaining Products and Services from Other Federal Agencies. See Inter/Intra-Agency Agreements.

 

8/15/2017

The following SM chapter has been revised:

308.62 – Information Management and Technology Investment Review Board Charter - June 12, 2017

 

7/26/2017

The following Instructional Memorandum (IM) has been issued:

Phased Retirement Program - July 6, 2017

The following SM chapter has been removed:

330.3 - Object Classification

 

5/9/2017

The following SM chapter has been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 15 Job Hazard Analyses - May 3, 2017

 

4/27/2017

The following SM chapter has been revised:

335.4 - Employee Claims for Reimbursement of Official Business Expenditures - March 10, 2017

 

4/27/2017

The following SM chapter and Appendix A have been revised:

SM 308.61 - Configuration Management Committee - April 27, 2017

Appendix A - April 27, 2017

 

4/27/2017

The following SM chapter has been revised:

SM 335.7 - Professional Liability Insurance Reimbursement - March 10, 2017

 

4/26/2017

The following Instructional Memorandum (IM) has been issued:

IM OA 2017-01 Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act (RESTORE Act) - April 5, 2017

 

4/21/2017

The following SM chapter has been revised:

SM 445-2-H Chapter 26 Personal Protective Equipment - April 20, 2017

 

4/10/2017

The following SM chapters have been revised:

445.1 Occupational Safety and Health Policy and Responsibilities - April 5, 2017

420.1 Real Property Asset and Investment Management - March 29, 2017

The following SM chapter has been issued:

516.1 National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, Managing the NEPA Process - U.S. Geological Survey - April 5, 2017

The following SM chapter has been removed:

421.1 Facility Plans and Investments (Refer to 420.1 Real Property Asset and Investment Management)


03/23/2017

Appendix A was updated at 205.2 Travel Delegations - last signed May 6, 2016

 

02/06/2017

The following SM Chapters have been issued:

502.6 Fundamental Science Practices: Scientific Data Management - January 13, 2017

502.7 Fundamental Science Practices: Metadata for USGS Scientific Information Products including Data - January 13, 2017

502.8 Fundamental Science Practices: Review and Approval of Scientific Data for Release - January 13, 2017

502.9 Fundamental Science Practices: Preservation Requirements for Digital Scientific Data - January 13, 2017

 

02/07/2017

The following have been revised:

370.792.1 Preventive Medical Treatment - February 7, 2017

For the 2015-2016 archive, please visit https://www2.usgs.gov/usgs-manual/2015-2016smnew.html



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