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Directives

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement policy directives are written communication provided in the form of instructions, manuals, notices, guides, policies, and procedures. These policy documents assist employees in effectively performing their jobs. To learn how to prepare, modify, or remove a directive, see Directive OPM-1.

For questions on active Directives, please contact the OSMRE Directives Coordinator, Sean Strate, at sstrate@osmre.gov. These directives are archival documents for historical purposes and are available by contacting getinfo@osmre.gov or by phone at (202) 208-2565. The TTY telephone text number is (202) 208-2694.

Administrative Services (ADS)
Subject Number Transmittal Number Directive Effective Date
ADS-2 959 Safety and Occupational Health Program 06/04/09
ADS-6 876 Printing, Publications and Reprographic Management 05/11/00
ADS-7 960 Motor Vehicle Management Program 05/22/09
ADS-13 893 Management of Leased Space 08/10/00
ADS-14 884 Aircraft Safety 08/08/00
ADS-16 740 Uniform Standards and Allowances 08/03/92
ADS-16-1 769 Change Notice - Deletion 02/25/93
ADS-16-2 866 Change Notice - Revisions 10/31/96
ADS-16-3 941 Change Notice 09/30/08
ADS-17 462 Loan of Government-Owned Personal Property 08/08/88
ADS-17-1 691 Change Notice - Clarification 10/24/91
ADS-17-2 742 Change Notice - Amendment 08/12/92
ADS-18 982 Personal Property Management Program 05/29/14
ADS-19 916 Environmental Management Systems 08/31/06
ADS-19-1 964 Change Notice - Environmental Management Systems 02/27/09
Abandoned Mine Land (AML)
Subject Number Transmittal Number Directive Effective Date
AML-1 974 Abandoned Mine Land Inventory System 12/12/12
AML-4 888 Procedures for Federal Reclamation Program Emergency and High Priority Projects 05/08/00
AML-22 973 Evaluation of State/Tribe Abandoned Mine Land Programs 03/28/13
Subject Number Transmittal Number Directive Effective Date
BFM-1 963 Administrative Control of Funds 12/18/08
Equal Employment Office (EEO)
Subject Number Transmittal Number Directive Effective Date
EEO-1 972 EEO Complaints Settlement Authority 12/06/12
Financial Management (FIN)
Subject Number Transmittal Number Directive Effective Date
FIN-1 374 Conference Officer Operations Manual 09/04/87
FIN-1-1 938 Change Notice - Civil Penalty Conference Officers Manual 12/09/08
FIN-7 690 Non-Federal Reimbursements to OSMRE 10/15/91
FIN-7-1 698 Change Notice - Revisions 11/21/91
Grants Management Program (GMT)
Subject Number Transmittal Number Directive Effective Date
GMT-1 617 Allocation and Suballotment of Small Operator Assistance Program Funds 06/08/90
GMT-1-1 749 Change Notice - Revisions 11/05/92
GMT-6 545 Eligibility of Operators and Authorized Services in the SOAP 06/07/89
GMT-6-1 818 Change Notice - Organizational Titles and Statutory Regulatory changes 06/24/94
GMT-10 1000 Federal Assistance Manual ; Federal Assistance Manual Annexes 08/15/19
GMT-11 461 SOAP Annual Liability Reviews 08/04/88
GMT-11-1 772 Change Notice - Revisions 03/12/93
Information Services and Program Promotion (INF)
Subject Number Transmittal Number Directive Effective Date
INF-1 942 OSMRE Records Management ; Records Management Manual 10/08/08
INF-2 576 Administrative Records System 09/28/89
INF-3 796 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 09/20/93
INF-5 797 Subpoenas to Compel the Attendance of Witnesses, the Production of Written or Printed Materials, or Both 10/19/93
INF-11 663 Information Resources Management Policy and Procedures Manual 03/12/91
INF-13 762 Information Resources Management Review Council 01/19/93
Information Technology (IT)
Subject Number Transmittal Number Directive Effective Date
IT-1 889 Information Systems Security Program 03/20/00
IT-2 945 Hardware and Software Management; 12/09/08
IT-3 999 OSMRE Digital Media Policy; Digital Media Guidance 08/13/19
Organization Planning and Management (OPM)
Subject Number Transmittal Number Directive Effective Date
OPM-1 1004 Establishment and Maintenance of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Directives and Standard Operating Procedures System 06/23/20
OPM-5 953 Delegations of Authority 12/06/12
Personnel (PER)
Subject Number Transmittal Number Directive Effective Date
PER-6 622 Alternative Work Schedule 07/10/90
PER-16 894 Merit Promotion Policy and Implementation 08/31/00
PER-21 971 Change Notice - Discipline and Adverse Action 02/02/12
PER-22 965 Change Notice - Agency Administered Grievance Procedure 08/03/09
PER-23-1 1006 Change Notice - OSMRE Telework Policy 02/20/22
PER-24 1008

Appx. A - Definitions
Appx. B - Remote Work Agreement
Appx. C - Telework and Employee-Initiated Remote Work Comparison Chart
Appx. D - General Requirements
Appx. E - Position and Employee Eligibility Criteria

03/23/22
Procurement and Contracting (PRC)
Subject Number Transmittal Number Directive Effective Date
PRC-6 793 Uniform Contract Review System (Except Federal Emergency Reclamation Projects) 08/02/93
PRC-7 465 Interagency Acquisitions (Agreements) 08/30/88
PRC-7-1 551 Change Notice - Clarification 07/06/89
PRC-10 692 Anti-Lobbying Statute - Restrictions on Lobbying and Semi-Annual Reporting Requirements 10/24/91
State and Tribal Programs (STP)
Subject Number Transmittal Number Directive Effective Date
STP-1 992 Processing of Proposed State/Tribal Regulatory Programs and Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Plans; Amendments; and Part 732 and Part 884 Notifications 03/20/19
Technical Guidance and Research (TGR)
Subject Number Transmittal Number Directive Effective Date
TGR-1 315 OSMRE Blasting Guidance 01/28/87