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Chapter 7
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 22 for a comprehensive list of commonly used acronyms.

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Points of Contact:

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

Ms. Sue Sheridan
Chief, Science Ethics Branch
USDA Ethics Branch
5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Room 2-2284
Beltsville, MD 20705-5620
Telephone: (301) 504-1442
Fax: (301) 504-1496
E-Mail: sue.sheridan@ars.usda.gov


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