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AMS Administrative Issuances  
AMS Administrative Issuances are documents that communicate Agency policies and procedures to employees regarding administrative functions. They provide instruction to employees or explain benefits and how to obtain them. There are three types of Administrative Issuances used in AMS: Directives, Handbooks/Manuals, and Administrative Notices.

 
Issuances Sorted by Types

 
Directives are permanent issuances that are in force until canceled. Directives are used to issue delegations of authority, basic policies, and operating instructions.

 
Handbooks/Manuals are permanent issuances which give technical guidance and detailed procedures on a particular subject or function, generally of the type that must be referred to on a daily or frequent basis.

 
Administrative Notices are temporary, one-time issuances that normally address a single subject or action, establish short-term programs or interim procedures, or make announcements.

 
Issuances Sorted by Subject Categories

 
General

 
160.2 – Privacy Act

 
Budget, Finance, and Travel

 

 
Information Technology

 

 
Human Resources and Civil Rights

 
MRP 1660.1 Attachment 1 – Pre Tax Parking Application
332.1 – Resignations
354.1 – Severance Pay
MRP 4335.1 – Merit Promotion Plan
AMS 4335.2 – Directed Reassignment
MRP 4351.1 – Reduction in Force
Attachment 1 – Glossary
Attachment 4 – GIPSA Information
Attachment 5 – GIPSA Information
Attachment 6 – GIPSA Information
MRP 4368.1 – Telework Program
MRP 4550.2 – Premium Pay
MRP 4610.1 – Tours of duty
MRP 4630.1 – Absence and Leave
MRP 4713.1 – Civil Rights
MRP HRDG 4000-4999 – MRP Human Resources Desk Guide

 
Procurement, Realty, and Property

 

 
For additional information concerning Issuances, please contact the following:

 
Questions or comments concerning issuances should be directed to the APHIS, Information Technology Division, Chief Information Office, Information Management and Compliance (IMC) staff. Our email addresses and phone numbers are:

 

 

 

 
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See also
 
  USDA Directives  
 
  MRP Issuances  
 
 
  Last Modified Date: 01/17/2014