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Chapter 9
Ethics

REE ethics guidance includes:

  • Acceptance of Awards from Non-Federal Sources
  • Acceptance of Travel Funds from Non-Federal Sources
  • Bribery
  • Ethics Training - Orientation and Annual
  • Financial Disclosure - Public and Confidential
  • Foreign Gifts and Decorations
  • Foreign Employment
  • Gift Acceptance - Internal and External
  • Hatch Act/Political Activity
  • Honoraria
  • Lobbying
  • Free Tuition
  • Outside Employment/Activities
  • Prior Approval for Outside Employment and Activities - Letter
  • Participation in Non-USDA Publications
  • Subpoenas/Witness Testimony - Factual and Expert 

Acronyms:

See Chapter 2 for a comprehensive list of commonly used acronyms.

 

References:

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REE

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Points of Contact:

Dr. Michael R. McGuire
Associate Area Director/Area Ethics Advisor
USDA-ARS-NPA
Office of the Director
2150 Centre Ave - Bldg D - Suite 300
Fort Collins, CO 80526-8119
Telephone: (970) 492-7058
Fax: (970) 492-7065
E-Mail: michael.mcquire@ars.usda.gov

Vacant
Area Ethics Assistant
2150 Centre Ave - Bldg D - Suite 300
Fort Collins, CO 80526-8119
Telephone: (970) 492-7058
Fax: (970) 492-7065
E-Mail:

Dawn Bolden
Science Ethics Branch Contact
E-Mail: dawn.bolden@oe.usda.gov

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