Mandating travel policy
A "5" indicates an NIH Civil Service employee or a Commissioned Officer.
A "2" is usually assigned to non-NIH employee travelers such as visiting fellows, IRTAs, vendors, etc.
All e-mail messages are considered Government property, and, if requested for a legitimate Government purpose, must be provided to the requester.
Employees’ supervisors, NIH staff conducting official reviews or investigations, and the Office of Inspector General may request access to or copies of the e-mail messages.
3) The OD Executive Officer electronic certification as the traveler.
4) The Deputy Director for Management, NIH signature/certification as the Authorizing Official.
(An Administrative Officer from the Immediate Office of the Executive Officer may approve on-line to enter the document into the financial system).
The most recent revision/partial revision date is reflected below next to each respective chapter/appendix.
*Note: Partial Revision Dates Listed by Corresponding Chapters/Appendices Below FTR Links: GSA has recently modified its Web site display of FTR Chapters 300-304.