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History: This publication was originally printed on 1 June 1993. It was authenticated by Gordon R. Sullivan, General, United States Army, Chief of Staff, and Milton H. Hamilton, Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army. Change 1 to this regulation was printed on 29 January 1999. Change 1 was authenticated by Louis Caldera, Secretary of the Army. This electronic edition publishes the original 1993 edition and incorporates Change 1.
Summary: This regulation provides policy on the use of both monetary and honorary incentive awards for civilian employees. It covers invention, superior accomplishment, performance, honorary, and public service awards, as well as quality step increases.
Applicability: This regulation applies to all direct-hire Army civilian personnel (including U.S. Army Reserve technicians and foreign nationals) paid from appropriated funds. Where specifically referenced, this regulation also applies to nonappropriated fund employees, indirect-hire employees, and private citizens. Portions pertaining to inventions and scientific achievements also apply to all Active Army and U.S. Army Reserve personnel, including cadets at the U.S. Military Academy. This regulation does not apply to Army National Guard personnel including National Guard technicians.
Proponent and Exception Authority: The proponent of this regulation is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel (DCSPER). The DCSPER has the authority to approve exceptions to this regulation that are consistent with controlling law and regulation. The DCSPER may delegate this approval authority, in writing, to a division chief under their supervision within the proponent agency who holds the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent.
Army Management Control Process: This regulation is subject to the requirements of AR 11-2 . It contains internal control provisions but does not contain checklists for conducting internal control reviews. These checklists appear in the DA 11-Series Circulars.
Supplementation: Supplementation of this regulation and establishment of command and local forms are prohibited without prior approval from HQDA (DAPE-CPL), 300 Army Pentagon, WASH DC 20310-0300.
Interim Changes: Interim changes to this regulation are not official unless they are authenticated by the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army. Users will destroy interim changes on their expiration dates unless sooner superseded or rescinded.
Suggested Improvements: Users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) directly to OASA (M&RA), ATTN: SAMR-CPP-MP. 200 Stovall Street, Alexandria, VA 22332-0300
Distribution: Distribution of this publication is made in accordance with the initial distribution number (IDN) 093673, intended for command levels C, D, and E for Active Army, none for Army National Guard, and C for U.S. Army Reserve for Active Army, Army National Guard, and U.S. Army Reserve.