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FHWA Order H 1321.1B

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Subject
FHWA Directives Management Program Handbook: Chapter 3
Classification Code Date Office of Primary Interest
H 1321.1B April 10, 2000 HAIM-10

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1 Categories of Directives
  1. What is the purpose of this chapter?
  2. What is a directive?
  3. What are the different categories of directives?
Chapter 2 Authorities and Responsibilities
  1. Who approves directives?
  2. What are the directives responsibilities of FHWA officials?
Chapter 3 Clearance Requirements
  1. What is the purpose of the clearance process?
  2. Should directives get priority treatment?
  3. What about internal clearances?
  4. What about external clearances?
  5. What about information collection requirements?
Chapter 4 External Directives
 
  1. What is the purpose of this chapter?
  2. What are external directives?
  3. What are the external directives procedures?
Chapter 5 Developing and Processing a Directive
 
  1. What is the purpose of this chapter?
  2. How do I develop and process a directive?
  3. How do I develop and process an FAPG directive?
  4. Who can sign an FAPG transmittal?
Chapter 6 Writing Standards and Formats
  1. Why do we need writing standards?
  2. How do I structure paragraphs in a directive?
  3. What about the different dates involving directives?
  4. Where should I set the margins?
  5. What do I do with appendices, attachments, and figures?
  6. Are page numbers and headers necessary if I am writing for the Web?
  7. How do I use references in a directive?
  8. Are there any editorial considerations that I should understand?
  9. Where can I get a template for my directive?
  10. Is there a quick-reference guide to help me with writing consistency?
Chapter 7 Reviewing, Revising, and Canceling a Directive
  1. How often must I review my organization's directives for currency?
  2. How do I change an existing directive?
  3. How do I cancel a directive?
  4. Who has the authority to cancel or change a directive?
  5. Is the process any different from clearing an original directive?

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Order H 1321.1B | Introduction

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