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Directives Approval Process

The new Directives Approval Process will be en effect starting March 1, 2012.  All documents listed below do not create or modify existing Departmental Directives.  The documents are meant as job aides and may be updated as necessary.

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Directives Sorted by Categories

0100- Departmental Directives System. Directives System management and operation; classification, distribution codes; and indexing.

  • DM0100-001 Procedures for Preparing Departmental Directives (12/20/06)
  • DR0100-001 Departmental Directives System (09/16/11)

1000 - 1999 General Management and Administration

1000- Organization, Authorities, and Functions. Organization, statements of mission and function; delegations of authority; committees and boards; and intradepartmental relations.

  • DR1010-001 Organization 07/20/06)
  • DR1020-001 National Agricultural Library (03/23/90)
  • DR1020-002 USDA Soil and Water Conservation Program (10/06/83)
  • DR1020-004 USDA Food and Nutrition Policy Statement (01/02/87)
  • DR1020-005 Native American Working Group (10/03/08)
  • DR1041-001 Advisory Committee Management 02/08/93)
  • DR1041-002 Diversity in Task Force and Committee Assignments (06/04/96)
  • DR1042-042 Agricultural Statistics Board (05/29/09)
  • DR1042-053 Plant Variety Protection Board (12/01/10)
  • DR1042-076 Resource Conservation and Development Policy Advisory Board (10/18/00)
  • DR1042-078 Committee on Processed Foods (10/30/84)
  • DR1042-126 Task Force on Agriculture Air Quality Research (04/15/14)
  • DR1042-130 Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics (05/17/10)
  • DR1042-135 Land Between The Lakes Advisory Board (11/24/04)
  • DR1043-012 The Food and Agriculture Council (01/11/83)
  • DR1043-018 USDA Dam Safety Committee (09/18/13)
  • DR1043-027 Reestablishment of the National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee (02/07/11)
  • DR1043-031 Advisory Committee on Animal Health (06/11/10)
  • DR1043-040 Working Capital Fund Activities (07/01/96)
  • DR1043-044 Lake Tahoe Basin Federal Advisory Committee (02/09/11)
  • DR1043-050 Charter of the Consultative Group to Eliminate Child Labor and Forced Labor in Imported Agricultural Products (03/25/10)
  • DR1044-003 Agency and Liaison Membership Committees (08/24/84)
  • DR1044-004 Subcommittee on Food and Fitness (07/10/85)
  • DR1044-006 USDA Forest Resources Coordinating Committee 05/22/91)
  • DR1044-007 Coordination of Nutrition Research & Education (05/23/94)
  • SM 1044-009 Addressing Sustainable Forestry in Southeast Alaska (07/02/13)
  • SM 1044-010 Establishment of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Bioeconomy Council (BC) and the Bioeconomy Council Coordination Committee (BCCC) (09/09/2013)
  • DR1051-002 International Activities and Agreements of USDA Agencies (12/22/04)
  • DR1058-001 USDA Sustainable Operations Council – Implementing Executive Order 13423, Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management (01/16/09)
  • DR1061-002 USDA Executive Resources Board (10/4/12)
  • DR1070-001 USDA Policy Statement on Climate Change Adaptation (06/03/11)
  • DR1071-001 Memorandum of Understanding on Environmental Justice and Executive Order 12898 (07/15/11)
  • SM1072-003 Realignment of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer and the Office of Budget and Program Analysis (07/11/13)
  • DR1073-001 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) (06/15/11)
  • DR1073-002 USDA Policy for Agroforestry (02/26/2013)
  • DR1074-001 Scientific Integrity (05/10/13)
  • SM1076-004 Blueprint for Stronger Service – Loans Receivable Center of Excellence (09/19/13)
  • SM1076-005 Delegations of Authority – Agricultural Act of 2014 (03/06/14)
  • SM1076-006 Establishment of the USDA Global Food Security Council (03/15.14)
  • SM1076-007 Realignment of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization; Designation of the Director of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (04/08/14)
  • SM1076-008 Delegation of Authority - America COMPETES Prizes (09/26/2014)

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1100- Management Improvement Policies and Procedures.

  • DR1110-002 Management’s Responsibility for Internal Control (06/17/13)
  • DM1110-002 USDA Management Control Manual (11/29/02)

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1200- Program Planning and Evaluation.

  • DM1260-001 Legislative Reports and Proposals (04/12/02)

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1300 -External Relations. Policies regarding relations with the Executive and Legislative branches, other Federal entities, state and local governments, public and special interest groups, industrial and commercial organizations, professional societies and associations, and educational institutions.

  • DR1312-002 Merit Systems Protection Board (07/17/86)
  • DR1314-002 Memorandum Between USDA and Defense (01/25/84)
  • DR1340-001 Memorandum Between USDA and Defense (07/07/83)
  • DR1340-002 USDA Services on Indian Reservations (08/06/91)
  • DR1340-007 Policies on American Indians and Alaska Natives (03/14/08)
  • DR1350-001 Tribal Consultation (09/11/08)
  • DR1350-002 Tribal Consultation, Coordination, and Collaboration (01/18/13)
  • DR1390-001 Implementation of Executive Order 12320 (01/15/85)

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1400- Public Affairs. Policies on publishing in any media.

  • DR1410-001 Publications Review/Clearance Policy (02/07/03)
  • DR1420-002 Printing Policy (09/19/11)
  • DR1430-002 Use of Logos/Marks at the United States Department of Agriculture (01/08/2013)
  • DR1440-002 Communications Coordination and Review Policy (02/07/03)
  • DR1480-001 Photography Policy (02/07/03)
  • DR1490-002 Creative, Media and Broadcast Policy (08/04/11)
  • DR1495-001 New Media Roles, Responsibilities, and Authorities (05/23/11)
  • DR1496-001 Digital Strategy Governance (11/21/12)

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1500 - Legal Affairs and Proceedings. Coordination and clearance services; legal proceedings; and employee involvement in legal proceedings.

  • DR1512-001 Regulatory Decision making Requirements (03/14/97)
  • DR1530-002 Jury Service by Department Employees (06/23/83)

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1600 - Facilities and Space Management. Includes space planning, parking, utilities, conference rooms, auditoriums, and vendor services.

  • DR1600-001 Posting Office Hours - Field Locations (04/04/02)
  • DR1600-002 Posting of Notices and Information Bulletins (04/04/02)
  • DR1615-001  SF-146, Changes in Telephone Listings (11/13/81)
  • DR1620-002 USDA Space Management Policy (05/17/04)
  • DR1620-002 USDA Space Management Policy Amendment 1 (05/17/04)
  • DR1630-002 Use of Alcoholic Beverages and Narcotics in USDA Occupied Space (12/13/12)
  • DR1633-001 Parking - USDA Headquarters Complex (09/08/94)
  • DR1650-001 Headquarters Entrance/Exit Alarms/Special Locks (08/13/85)
  • DR1650-002 Building Safety/Security Emergency Program (10/07/92)

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1700- Investigations and Audits.

  • DR1700-002 OIG Organization and Procedures (06/17/97)
  • DR1710-001 Interception and Monitoring of Conversations (02/06/84)
  • DR1720-001 Audit Follow-up and Management Decision (11/02/11)

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1800- Emergency Preparedness and Contingency Planning.

  • DM1800-001 Incident Preparedness, Response, and Recovery (12/11)
  • DR1800-001 Incident Preparedness, Response, and Recovery (12/11)

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2000 - 2999 Budget and Finance

2000- Budget Development, Presentation and Execution.

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2100 - Financial Management/Accounting.

  • DR2100-001 Financial Management Systems (11/30/05)
  • DR2100-003 OCFO Biennial Review of Charges for Things of Value (Amended page 5) (01/23/02)
  • DR2100-003-01 Amendment to OCFO Biennial Review of Charges for Things of Value (08/01/05)
  • DR2120-001 Cash Management (01/23/84)
  • DR2130-004 IRS Reporting Requirements on Indebtedness (11/27/06)
  • DR2130-005 Debt Collection (11/27/06)
  • DR2130-006 Debt Collection - Uncollectible Claims (08/14/91)

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2200- Fiscal Management.

  • DR2200-002 Property, Plant and Equipment (04/02/13)
  • DR2200-004 Fiscal Liability for Improper Acts (03/17/86)
  • DR2230-001 Reviews of Unliquidated Obligations (10/15/14)
  • DR2235-001 Economy Act Agreements (09/27/13)
  • DM2236-001 Shared Cost Programs (03/14/14)
  • DR2236-001 Shared Cost Programs (03/14/14)
  • DR2250-001 Imprest Fund Authorities and Requirements (08/11/03)
  • DR2270-001 Irregularities Affecting Accounts of Officers(10/27/03)
  • DR2280-001 Suspension and Debarment (01/16/13)

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2300- Travel and Transportation.

  • DM2300-001 Agriculture Travel Regulation (06/15/2010)
  • DR2300-001 Government Travel Card Regulation (10/20/2003)
  • DR2300-002 USDA Relocation Allowance Regulation (08/26/2013)
  • DR2300-004 USDA Evacuation Policies and Procedures (03/06/06)

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2400- Federal Assistance. Loans, grants, educational institutions, state and local governments.

  • DR2400-005 FS LLL, Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (11/13/90)
  • DR2401-001 USDA Intramural Research Misconduct Policies and Guidelines (06/18/08)
  • DR2405-001 Guidance on the Use of Prize Competitions and Challenges (09/30/2014)

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2500- Claims. Against U.S., debt claims, damage/loss of property, irregularities, waivers

  • DR2510-001 Claims Against the United States (01/25/95)
  • DR2510-002 Claims Against the United States Which Must Be Submitted to GAO (06/12/85)
  • DR2520-001 Interest Rate on Delinquent Debts (11/27/06)
  • DR2570-002 Waiver Employee Claims From Erroneous Payment (01/05/01)

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2600- Pay and Allowances. Internal controls, principles and standards, special allowances.

  • DR2600-001 Taxation of Fringe Benefits (02/21/90)

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3000 - 3400 Information Resources Management

3000 - Records Management. Directives, forms, files, records disposition, Public Paperwork burden control, mail and correspondence management.

  • DM3020-001 Departmental Forms Manual (09/16/91)
  • DR3050-001 Mail Management (05/11/12)
  • DR3050-002 Private Express Statute Violations (12/21/83)
  • DR3050-003 Penalty Mail Stamp System (10/16/84)
  • DR3060-001 USDA Correspondence Management (11/10/10)
  • DR3060-002 Secretarially Signed Documents (07/17/10)
  • DR3080-001 Records Management (05/23/13)
  • DR3085-001 Vital Records Management Program (08/19/11)
  • DR3090-001 Litigation Retention Policy for Documentary Materials including Electronically Stored Information (05/28/08)
  • DR3099-001 Records Management Policy for Departing Employees, Contractors, Volunteers and Political Appointees (07/02/12)

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3100 - Management of Information Resources. Planning, standards, approvals, security, review and evaluation.

  • DR3100-002 Agency IRM Review Board (12/13/83)
  • DR3111-001 Departmental Long-Range IRM Planning (02/02/89)
  • DR3130-006 Information Technology Earned Value Management (01/11/10)
  • DR3130-008 Definition of Major Information Technology (IT) Investments (05/29/13)
  • DR3140-001 USDA Information Systems Security Policy (05/15/96)
  • DR3140-002 USDA Internet Security Policy (03/07/95)
  • DR3150-001 Internet Domain Name Policy (12/05/06)
  • DR3160-001 Computer Software Piracy (03/29/07)
  • DR3170-001 End User Workstation Standards (12/12/07)
  • DR3180-001 Information Technology Network Standards (09/30/08)

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3300 - Telecommunications Management.

  • DR3300-001Telecommunications & Internet Services and Use (03/23/99)
  • DR3300-1-A Long Distance and International Telephone Service (03/23/99)
  • DR3300-1-B Telephone Use (03/23/99)
  • DR3300-1-C Wireless Communications (03/23/99)
  • DR3300-1-D Secure Telephone (03/23/99)
  • DR3300-1-E Video Teleconferencing (03/23/99)
  • DR3300-1-F Electronic Messaging And Voice Mail (03/23/99)
  • DR3300-1-G Sharing Of Telecommunications Resources (03/23/99)
  • DR3300-1-H Open Systems Addressing (03/23/99)
  • DR3300-1-I  Internet (03/23/99)
  • DR3300-1-J Emergency Preparedness Telecommunications (03/23/99)
  • DR3300-1-K  Building Telecommunications Cabling (03/23/99)
  • DR3300-1-L Local Telecommunications Services (03/23/99)
  • DR3300-1-M Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses (03/23/99)
  • DR3300-004 Use of Department -Controlled Mailing Lists for Electronic Distribution of Employee Notices (11/03/06)
  • DM3300-005 Policies for Planning and Managing Wireless Technologies in USDA (11/10/10)
  • DR3300-020 Telecommunications Mission Area Control Officer (TMACO) - Roles and Responsibilities (08/30/10)

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3400- Information Management

  • DR3410-001 Information Collection Activities-Collection of Information from the Public (05/06/09) 
  • DR3430-001 Web Site Development and Maintenance (05/19/04) 
  • DR3440-001 USDA Classified National Security Information Program Regulation (10/05/11)
  • DM3440-001 USDA Classified National Security Information Program Manual  (05/01/08)
  • DR3440-002 Control and Protection of “Sensitive Security Information” (01/30/03)
  • DR3441-001 USDA Sensitive Compartmented Information Security Program (01/18/12) 
  • DR3450-001 Computer Matching Projects (04/17/84)
  • DR3450-002 FOIA Implementing Regulations (02/07/03) 
  • DR3460-001 Digital Signage Policy and Procedures within USDA HQ facilities (11/12/13)

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3500 - 3599 Cyber Security

  • DM3500-000 USDA Cyber Security Manual Series 3500 (07/15/04) 
  • DR3505-002 Wireless Networking Security Policy (08/11/09)
  • DR3505-003 [HTM] [PDF] (08/11/09) Access Control Policy
  • DR3505-005 Cyber Security Incident Management Policy
  • DM3510-000 USDA Information Technology (IT) Restricted Space (08/19/04)
  • DM3510-001 Physical Security Standards for Information Technology (IT) Restricted Space (08/19/04)
  • DM3515-000 Privacy Requirements (02/17/05) 
  • DR3515-001 Use of Web Measurement and Customization Technologies (10/21/11)
  • DM3515-002 Privacy Impact Assessment (02/17/05)
  • DR3520-002 Configuration Management (08/12/14)
  • DM3525-000 [HTM] [PDF] (02/17/05) USDA Internet and E-mail Security
  • DM3525-001 USDA Internet Access Security for Private Internet Service Providers (07/15/04)
  • DM3525-002 [HTM] [PDF] (07/15/04) USDA Internet Use and Copyright Restrictions
  • DM3525-003 [HTM] [PDF] (02/17/05) Telework & Remote Access Security
  • DM3530-000 [HTM] [PDF] (02/17/05) USDA Security Protection
  • DM3530-001 [HTM] [PDF] (07/20/05) USDA Vulnerability Scan Procedures
  • DM3530-001-01 [HTM] [PDF] (07/20/05) Amendment Number 1 to Departmental Manual
  • DM3530-002 [HTM] [PDF] (07/15/04) USDA IBM/IBM Compatible Mainframe Security
  • DM3530-003 [HTM] [PDF] (07/15/04) USDA Use of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • DM3530-004 [HTM] [PDF] (02/17/05) Firewall Technical Security Standards
  • DM3530-005 [HTM] [PDF] (02/17/05) Encryption Security Standards
  • DM3535-000 [HTM] [PDF] (05/11/05) C2 Controlled Access Protection–General Information
  • DM3535-001 [HTM] [PDF] (02/17/05) USDA's C2 Level of Trust
  • DM3535-002 [HTM] [PDF] (05/11/05) Chapter 7, Part 2 Patch Management and Systems Updates
  • DR3540-003 Security Assessment and Authorization (08/12/14) 
  • DM3545-000 [HTM] [PDF] (03/27/06) Personnel Security
  • DR3545-001 Information Security Awareness and Training Policy (10/22/13)
  • DM3545-002 [HTM] [PDF] (03/21/06) Chapter 9, Pt. 2 USDA Information Systems Security Program
  • DM3550-000 [HTM] [PDF] (02/08/06) Information Technology Systems
  • DM3550-002 [HTM] [PDF] (02/17/05) Sensitive but Unclassified (SBU) Information Protection
  • DM3560-000 [HTM] [PDF] (02/17/05) Capital Planning & Investment Control (CPIC) for Security
  • DM3560-001 [HTM] [PDF] (02/17/05) Security Requirements for CPIC
  • DR3565-003 Plan of Action and Milestones Policy (09/25/13)
  • DM3570-000 [HTM] [PDF] (02/17/05) IT Contingency and Disaster Planning
  • DM3570-001 [HTM] [PDF] (02/17/05) Disaster Recovery and Business Resumption Plans
  • DM3575-001 [HTM] [PDF] (05/27/05) Security Controls in the System Life Cycle/System Development Life Cycle
  • DR3580-003 Mobile Computing (09/24/13)
  • DM3595-001 [HTM] [PDF] (05/16/05) USDA Cyber Security Manual Series 3500 Appendix A Glossary
  • DM3595-002 [HTM] [PDF] (03/31/05) CS Legal and Regulatory References

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3600 - 3699 Information and Technology Transformation

  • DR3600-000 [HTM] [PDF] (11/02/04) USDA Information and Technology Transformation
  • DR3620-001 [HTM] [PDF] (10/29/04) USDA eLearning Services, Courseware and Content
  • DR3630-001 [HTM] [PDF] (06/01/05) USDA Enterprise Shared Services (ESS)
  • DR3640-001 [HTM] [PDF] (12/09/11) Identity, Credential, and Access Management

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3900 - Service Center Technology Modernization Project (SCTMP) Information Technology (IT) Policy Issuances

3900 - Technology (IT) Policy Issuances. Policies regarding infrastructure Information Technology (IT) activities of the Service Center Agencies (SCA) affecting the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Rural Development mission area, and OCIO International Technology Services (ITS).

  • DR3900-001 [HTM] [PDF] (05/15/05) Service Center Technology Modernization Project (SCTMP) Information Technology (IT) Policy Issuances
  • DR3901-001 Space Standards for International Technology Services Personnel and Automated Data Processing Rooms at Customer Locations (06/28/13)
  • DR3902-001 [HTM] [PDF] (06/30/09) Service Center Technology Modernization Project (SCTMP) Wiring/Cabling Specifications for Service Center Agencies’ (SCA) Computer Rooms
  • DR3903-001 [HTM] [PDF] (08/12/11) Information Discovery and Litigation Support Policy

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4000 - 4999 - Human Resources Management

 

  • DR4020-250-001 USDA Human Capital Accountability System (10/28/13)
  • DR4020-250-002 [HTM] [PDF] (10/18/10) Position Management and Vacancy Control
  • DR4020-251 [HTM] [PDF] (07/27/05) Associations of Management Officials and / or Supervisors and Other Organizations
  • DR4020-251-01 [HTM] [PDF] (07/27/05) Welfare and Recreation Organizations
  • DR4030-001 Section 508 (09/08/14)
  • DR4030-002 [HTM] [PDF] (09/23/10) Personnel Management of USDA Employees Assigned to Reconstruction and Stabilization Activities
  • DR4030-330-002 Special Selection Priority Programs (02/27/14)
  • DR4030-335-002 Merit Promotion and Internal Placement  (08/20/2013)
  • DR4030-337-2 [HTM] [PDF] (11/01/10) Category Rating
  • DR4030-337-4 Delegated Examining (03/11/2013)
  • DR4040-410 [HTM] [PDF] (02/07/11) Creating Individual Development Plans (IDP)
  • DR4040-412-001 Leadership Competency Framework (07/25/14)
  • DR4040-412-002 Training and Development for Supervisors (07/25/14)
  • DR4040-430  Performance Management (09/30/13)
  • DR4040-430-003 [HTM] [PDF] (12/28/2011) Senior Executive Service (SES) Performance Management
  • DR4040-451-1 [HTM] [PDF] (01/20/11) USDA Employee Awards and Recognition Program
  • DR4040-451-04 [HTM] [PDF] (11/18/05) Referral Bonus Awards
  • DR 4040-5340-001 [HTM] [PDF] (03/01/12) Senior Executive Pay Setting Policy
  • DR 4050-531-002 Pay Administration – Superior Qualifications and Special Needs Pay Setting Authority (05/27/14) 
  • DR4050-537 [HTM] [PDF] (09/01/04) Repayment of Student Loans
  • DR4050-550-002 [HTM] [PDF] (06/20/08) Pay Administration - Compensatory Time Off for Travel
  • DR4050-572-001 [HTM] [PDF] (02/03/11) Payment of Travel and Transportation Expenses for New Appointees and Pre-Employment Interviews
  • DM4050-575-001 [HTM] [PDF] (06/21/10) Pay Administration, Recruitment, Relocation and Retention Payments
  • DR4060-001 [HTM] [PDF] (02/07/02) Professional Liability Insurance Program
  • DR4060-630-001 [HTM] [PDF] (08/08/07) Creditable Service for Annual Leave Accrual
  • DR4060-630-002 [HTM] [PDF] (10/19/10) Leave Administration – Excused Absence/Administrative Leave
  • DR4070-711 [HTM] [PDF] (09/30/10) Labor Relations
  • DR4070-735-001 [HTM] [PDF] (10/04/07) Employee Responsibilities and Conduct
  • DR4070-771 [HTM] [PDF] (10/06/10) Administrative Grievance System
  • DR4080-811-01 [PDF] (08/23/02) USDA Child Care Tuition Assistance Program
  • DR4080-811-002  USDA Telework Program (01/30/14)
  • DR4080-811-3 [HTM] [PDF] (09/5/03) Child Care Centers
  • DR4080-811-4 [HTM] [PDF] (12/7/04) Commuter Transit Subsidy Benefits Program
  • DR4090-920-002 [HTM] [PDF] (03/29/12) Senior Science and Technology Service
  • DR4120-001 [HTM] [PDF] (09/18/98) Annual Departmental Civil Rights Training
  • DR4200-001 Workplace Violence Prevention Program (04/17/13)
  • DR4200-002 Domestic Violence Prevention and Response Program (7/28/14)
  • DR4230-001 [HTM] [PDF] (06/04/97) Volunteer Programs
  • DR4230-002 [HTM] [PDF] (06/04/09) Special Emphasis Programs
  • DM4300-001 [HTM] [PDF] (07/20/01) EEO Complaint Processing Procedures
  • DM4300-002 [HTM] [PDF] (07/05/02) Reasonable Accommodation Procedures
  • DR4300-002 [HTM] [PDF] (10/18/84) Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Plan
  • DR4300-003 [HTM] [PDF] (01/08/01) Equal Opportunity Public Policy
  • DR4300-4 [HTM] [PDF] (05/30/03) Civil Rights Impact Analysis
  • DR4300-005 [HTM] [PDF] (01/14/98) Agency Civil Rights Programs
  • DR4300-006 [HTM] [PDF] (06/30/00) Civil Rights Policy
  • DR4300-007 [HTM] [PDF] (03/03/99) Processing EEO Complaints of Discrimination
  • DR4300-008 [HTM] [PDF] (03/09/00) Reasonable Accommodations for Employees and Applicants with Disabilities
  • DR4300-009 [HTM] [PDF] (01/09/01) Equal Employment Opportunity Complaints Where a Departmental Senior Civil Rights Official is the Responsible Management Official
  • DR4300-010 [HTM] [PDF] (01/18/06) Civil Rights Accountability Policy and Procedures
  • DM4310-001 [HTM] [PDF] (07/24/91) Instructions for Preparing AEP Plans, Accomplishment Reports, and Updates
  • DM4330-001 [HTM] [PDF] (10/18/01) Procedures for Processing Discrimination Complaints and Conducting Civil Rights Compliance Reviews in USDA Conducted Programs and Activities
  • DR4330-002 [HTM] [PDF] (03/03/99) Activities Receiving USDA Financial Assistance
  • DR4330-003 [HTM] [PDF] (03/03/99) Nondiscrimination in Programs and Activities
  • DR4330-005 Prohibition Against National Origin Discrimination Affecting Persons with Limited English Proficiency in Programs and Activities Conducted by USDA (06/04/13)
  • DR4360-001 [HTM] [PDF] (01/14/98) Communicating With Under-served Communities
  • DR4360-002 [HTM] [PDF] (08/08/01) Coordination of Requests for USDA Support for Outreach Related Activities
  • DR4370-001 [HTM] [PDF] (10/11/11) Collection of race, ethnicity, and gender data for civil rights compliance and other purposes in regard to participation in the programs administered by the Farm Service Agency, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Risk Management Agency, the Rural Business Service, the Rural Housing Service, and the Rural Utilities Service.
  • DR4370-002 [HTM] [PDF] (11/28/11) Providing a Receipt for Service or Denial of Service by the Farm Service Agency, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Rural Business Service, the Rural Housing Service, and the Rural Utilities Service.
  • DR4400-005 [HTM] [PDF] (10/16/95) Radiation Safety Program
  • DR4400-006 USDA Smoking Policy (07/28/09)
  • DR4400-007 [HTM] [PDF] (05/19/06) Biological Safety Program
  • DR4410-004 [HTM] [PDF] (11/18/05) Safety Management Program
  • DR4430-002 [PDF] (06/14/93) Wellness Program
  • DR4430-003 [HTM] [PDF] (08/31/10) Workers' Compensation Program
  • DR4430-792-1 [HTM] [PDF] (03/12/12) Employee Assistance Program
  • DR4430-792-2 [PDF] (04/14/11) Drug Free Workplace Program
  • DR4600-001  USDA Personnel Security Clearance Program (07/02/13)
  • DR4600-002  Procedures for the Denial or Revocation of Access to National Security Information (09/13/13)
  • DR4600-003 USDA Insider Threat Program (06/30/14)
  • DR4610-001 [HTM] [PDF] (07/16/91) Security Screening Unit Procedures
  • DM4620-002 [HTM] [PDF] (01/14/09) Common Identification Standard for U.S. Department of Agriculture Employees and Contractors
  • DR4620-002 Common Identification Standard for U.S. Department of Agriculture Employees and Contractors (09/29/14) 
  • DR4710-001 [HTM] [PDF] (04/05/06) Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • DR4720-001 [HTM] [PDF] (06/03/11) USDA Onboarding Requirements
  • DR4725-001 Procedures for the Submission of Fingerprints in the Background Investigation Process (01/09/2013)
  • DR4740-001 [HTM] [PDF] (02/01/12) USDA Mentoring Program
  • DR4740-002 USDA Cross Training Program (09/26/13)
  • DR4740-003 Executive Continual Learning Program (07/25/14)
  • DR4740-004 Training Officers Consortium (07/25/14)

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5000 - 5999- Property and Resource Management

  • DR5000-004 [HTM] [PDF] (04/04/12) Legal Review of Contractual Actions
  • DR5001-001 [HTM] [PDF] (09/30/03) Acquisition Workforce Training, Delegation and Tracking System
  • DR5013-006 [HTM] [PDF] (11/14/12) Use of the Purchase Card and Related Alternative Payment Methods
  • DR5023-002 [HTM] [PDF] (04/20/05) Biobased Products Procurement Program
  • DR5039-007 [HTM] [PDF] (09/18/98) Procurement Authority for IT
  • DR5080-001 [HTM] [PDF] (05/23/07) USDA and the AbilityOne Program: Increasing Achievements and Setting Department Goals
  • DR5090-001 [HTM] [PDF] (06/14/07) USDA Small Business Programs - Full Small Business Participation & Clearance Process for Contracts Not Set-aside or Reserved for Small Business Participation
  • DR5090-002 [HTM] [PDF] (07/01/98) Annual Preference Program Goals
  • DR5090-003 [HTM] [PDF] (10/09/98) Annual Procurement Forecast Requirements
  • DR5090-005 [HTM] [PDF] (09/26/06) USDA Small Business Programs - Contracting with Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
  • DR5100-003 Real Property Leasing Officer Warrant System (09/25/2013)
  • DR5160-001 Official Symbol and Seal of the Department (09/19/13)
  • DR5160-002 Erection of Memorials, Plaques, and Cornerstones; Naming of USDA Facilities (05/29/13)
  • DR5160-003 Identification Signs (09/03/14)
  • DR5160-006 Display and Use of the Flag  (08/07/14)
  • DR5200-001 Personal Property Management Property Passes (04/09/84)
  • DR5200-002 Central Shipping and Receiving (05/13/85)
  • DR5200-003 Gift Acceptance Policy (04/18/03)
  • DR5300-001 [HTM] [PDF] (12/04/92) Central Supply Stores
  • DR5400-005 Use of Government Vehicle for Home to Work  (10/01/09)
  • DR5400-006 Use of Fleet Charge Card and Alternative Payment Methods (03/06/09)
  • DR5400-007 Text Messaging While Driving (09/07/10)
  • DM5600-001 [HTM] [PDF] (11/18/04) Environmental Pollution, Prevention, Control, and Abatement Manual
  • DR5600-001 [HTM] [PDF] (06/01/90) Departmental Gypsy Moth Policy
  • DR5600-002 [HTM] [PDF] (12/15/97) Environmental Justice
  • DR5600-003 [HTM] [PDF] (12/20/06) USDA Roles in Market-Based Environmental Stewardship
  • DR5600-005 [HTM] [PDF] (09/24/12) Environmental Management
  • DR5700-001 [HTM] [PDF] (01/10/83) Patents

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6000 - 8999 Reserved

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9000 - 9999 Program Areas

  • DR9400-002 [HTM] [PDF] (11/08/93) Rural Telephone Bank
  • DM9500-001 [HTM] [PDF] (12/22/93) Conservation Reporting and Evaluation System (CRES)
  • DR9500-002 [HTM] [PDF] (03/07/83) Agriculture Pesticide Impact Assessment Program
  • DR9500-003 [HTM] [PDF] (03/22/83) Land Use Policy
  • DR9500-004 [HTM] [PDF] (04/28/08) Fish and Wildlife Policy
  • DR9500-005 [HTM] [PDF] (04/21/88) Ecological Sciences, SCS
  • DR9500-007 [HTM] [PDF] (12/05/86) USDA Non-point Source Water Quality Policy
  • DR9500-008 [HTM] [PDF] (08/04/11) USDA Policy For Ground Water Quality
  • DR9500-011 [HTM] [PDF] (06/30/05) Coordination of Environmental Policy
  • DM9500-012 [HTM] [PDF] (12/13/10) Grassland Reserve Program
  • DR9600-002 [HTM] [PDF] (08/26/02) Biobased Products and Bioenergy Coordination Council
  • DM9610-001 [HTM] [PDF] (08/30/02) USDA Security Policies and Procedures for Biosafety Level-3 Facilities
  • DM9610-002 [PDF] (04/30/03) USDA Security Policies and Procedures for Laboratories and Technical Facilities (Excluding Biosafety Level (BSL)-3 Facilities)
  • DR9630-001 [HTM] [PDF] (06/18/09) USDA Policies and Procedures on Biohazardous Waste Decontamination, Management, and Quality Controls at Laboratories and Technical Facilities
  • DR9700-001 [HTM] [PDF] (08/03/06) Small Farms and Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Policy

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