Departmental (or DOE) Elements

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DOE Elements are first-tier organizations at Headquarters and in the field, as described in the Correspondence Style Guide, Office of the Executive Secretariat.

Heads of Departmental Elements at Headquarters, including NNSA 

  1. Ensure that the objectives and requirements of the DOE Order 241.1B are incorporated into their program planning, management, contract administration, and performance-based management activities.
  2. Ensure that program-issued documents or other types of STI are appropriately reviewed and released and made available in acceptable electronic formats to OSTI, with corresponding Announcement Notices
  3. Instruct initiators of procurement requests for M&O and site/facility management contracts to specify whether the CRD for this Order applies in the award resulting from the procurement request and any special instructions for applying the Contractor Requirements Document of DOE Order 241.1B.
  4. Instruct initiators of procurement requests for R&D contracts other than site/facility management contracts to specify the required scientific and technical deliverables, the form of delivery, and the requirement for the accompanying “Announcement of DOE Scientific and Technical Information” in the statement of work or any special instructions for applying the Contractor Requirements Document of DOE Order 241.1B.
  5. Instruct initiators of procurement requests for financial assistance instruments to specify the required scientific and technical deliverables, the form of delivery, and the requirement for the accompanying “Announcement of DOE Scientific and Technical Information” on the Federal Assistance Reporting Checklist.
  6. Designate senior officials to address STI policy issues as needed.
  7. For programs that fund projects that generate STI or staff offices that affect STI policies, appoint and officially inform OSTI of the formal STI points of contact (i.e., Technical Information Officer) to participate in the Department’s Scientific and Technical Information Program (STIP), coordinate STI management activities, and serve as or designate an STI Releasing Official(s).

Heads of Departmental Elements in the Field, including NNSA

  1. Ensure that the objectives and requirements of this Order are incorporated into their contract administration, oversight, and performance-based management activities.
  2. Appoint and officially inform OSTI of formal STI points of contact (i.e. Technical Information Officer) to participate in the Department’s Scientific and Technical Information Program (STIP) and serve as or designate an STI Releasing Official(s).

 

Last updated: January 30, 2012