Service Manual Chapters
Division of Policy, Performance, and Management Programs
FISH AND WILDLDIFE SERVICE MANUAL CHAPTERS - 2018
Citation Release Date Subject Text
New and Revised Chapters
264 FW 1  01/02/2018  Cost Recovery and Cost Allocation - Policies and Procedures

Exhibit 1 (Authorities and Guidance for Part 264, Cost Recovery) 01/02/2018  Text   
Exhibit 2 (Direct and Indirect Costs and Guidance for Applying Them) 01/02/2018  Text   
Exhibit 3 (Exceptions to Cost Recovery Policy: Frequently Asked Questions) 01/01/2018  Text   
Exhibit 4 (Indirect Cost Recovery Rate Structure) 01/02/2018  Text   
 
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264 FW 2  01/02/2018  Reimbursable and Inter/Intra-agency Agreements - Policies and Procedures

Exhibit 1 (Information Required in Agreements) 01/02/2018  Text   
Exhibit 2 (Sample Memorandum for Approval to Waive Advance Payment) 01/02/2018  Text   
Exhibit 3 (Sample Memorandum for Approval of Agreement with a Private Entity) 01/02/2018  Text   
 
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264 FW 3  01/02/2018  Reimbursable Agreements for Spill Response Activities   Text 
011 FW 2  01/18/2018  Standards for Format and Text for Service Manual Chapters

Exhibit 1 (Template for Writing Manual Chapters) 01/18/2018  Text   
Exhibit 2 (Plain Language Principles) 01/18/2018  Text   
Exhibit 3 (Example of an Amendment to a Service Manual Chapter) 01/18/2018  Text   
 
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371 FW 1  01/18/2018  Policies and Responsibilities for Quarters Management   Text 
371 FW 2  01/18/2018  Managing Quarters Funds   Text 
371 FW 3  01/18/2018  Quarters Maintenance   Text 
371 FW 4  01/18/2018  Certification of Required Occupancy   Text 
371 FW 5  01/18/2018  Challenging Quarters Rental Rates   Text 
371 FW 6  01/18/2018  Housing for Volunteers   Text 
371 FW 7  01/18/2018  Management Control for Quarters   Text 
507 FW 1   01/22/2018  Sikes Act and Integrated Natural Resource Management Plans (INRMP)   Text 
260 FW 4  02/12/2018  Retaining Financial and Business Management System (FBMS) Access   Text 
560 FW 5  02/14/2018  The Federal Agency Hazardous Waste Compliance Docket   Text 
302 FW 1  04/04/2018  Contracting Officer's Certification of Appointment (COA)

Amendment 1. (Modifying several thresholds and removing two restrictions ) 10/15/2018    PDF 
 
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302 FW 2  04/04/2018  Contracting Officer's Representative (COR)   Text 
230 FW 6  04/25/2018  Leadership Development

Exhibit 1 (USFWS Leadership Development Competency Model) 04/25/2018  Text   
Exhibit 2 (Leadership Competency Development Checklist) 04/25/2018  Text   
Exhibit 3 (Assessment of Needed National Aptitudes (ANNA)) 04/25/2018  Text   
 
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261 FW 3  04/25/2018  Payments   Text 
261 FW 4  04/28/2018  Employee Claims for Reimbursement of Official Business Expenses   Text 
265 FW 12  04/28/2018  Local Travel

Exhibit 1 (Local Travel Claim Examples (calculating commute to deduct)) 04/28/2018  Text   
 
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409 FW 1  05/23/2018  Reporting Allegations of Waste, Fraud, Abuse, or Mismanagement   Text 
242 FW 10  05/31/2018  Temperature Stress Prevention

Exhibit 1 (Heat-Related Injuries/Illnesses, Symptoms, First Aid, Heat Index, and Work/Rest Ratio Considerations) 05/31/2018  Text   
Exhibit 2 (Cold-Related Injuries/Illnesses, Symptoms, First Aid, Wind Chill Chart, Work/Warm-up Considerations) 05/31/2018  Text   
 
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735 FW 1  05/31/2018  Policy Regarding Voluntary Prelisting Conservation

Appendix 1. (Policy Regarding Voluntary Prelisting Conservation Actions ) 05/31/2018    PDF 
 
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115 FW 2  06/07/2018  Public Communications in a Personal Capacity About Employees' Work   Text 
012 FW 1  06/15/2018  Preparation and Issuance of Director's Orders

Exhibit 1 (Template for Director's Orders) 06/15/2018  Text   
 
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227 FW 5  07/02/2018  Settlement Authority for Personnel Actions   Text 
272 FW 3  07/03/2018  Managing and Securing Government-Furnished Mobile Devices

Exhibit 1 (Instructions for Lost and Stolen Devices) 07/03/2018  Text   
 
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516 FW 1  07/09/2018  Monitoring Financial and Performance Reporting for Financial Assistance   Text 
573 FW 1  07/10/2018  Overview of Spill Response and NRDAR Program

Exhibit 1 (Glossary) 07/10/2018    PDF 
 
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573 FW 2  07/10/2018  Spill Response Activities   Text 
573 FW 3  07/10/2018  Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration (NRDAR) Activities   Text 
573 FW 4  07/10/2018  Funding and Cost Documentation for Oil Spill Response and NRDAR   Text 
281 FW 2  08/13/2018  Forms Management   Text 
343 FW 5  08/13/2018  Mapping   Text 
361 FW 2  08/31/2018  Dam Safety Program Description, Definitions, and Standards

Exhibit 1 (Determination of the Inflow Design Flood for Inventory Dams) 09/12/2008  Text   
 
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361 FW 3  08/31/2018  Emergency Action Plans for High and Significant Hazard Dams   Text 
203 FW 1  09/13/2018  Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Policy, Roles, and Responsibilities

Exhibit 1 (FWS FOIA Program Diagram) 09/13/2018    PDF 
 
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Amendments
240 FW 7, Amendment 2 05/31/18 Clarifying triggers for an accident being classified as a "serious accident" and for notifying OSHA. Text
212 FW 4, Amendment 1 08/30/18 Replacing Exhibit 1, approval memorandum Text
302 FW 1, Amendment 1 10/15/18 Modifying several thresholds and removing two restrictions Text

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