Delegation of Authority Matrix

The Delegation of Authority Matrix

The Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) and the AG-1 Civilian Personnel worked together to develop a revised delegation matrix that identifies 35 delegation of authorities, references, special instructions and, if appropriate, reporting requirements. The matrix is a living document and will be updated each time a new delegation is issued or a current delegation is superseded.
The majority of the delegations will expire on March 31, 2014
The most recent matrix is available below.

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      Version 01-2014 - dated January 22, 2014

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effective January 30, 2014: Revision to Delegation of Civilian Human Resources Authorities Matrix and Execution, Publication and Transmission of Delegation Number 36, Delegation of Authority- Classification Program

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Quick links to Delegation Topics

  1. Recruitment, Relocation and Retention (3Rs) and Enhanced Retention Incentives
  2. RESCINDED - Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) to Appoint Highly Qualified Persons to Shortage Category Health Care Professional Positions
  3. RESCINDED - Increased Annual Premium Pay Limit CY 2010
  4. Direct Hire Authority (DHA) for Scientific & Engineering Positions at Demo Labs
  5. Employment of Annuitants in Positions GS-15 and Below (or Equivalent)
  6. Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom (DFM)
  7. Secretary of Defense Medal for Global War on Terrorism (GWOT)
  8. Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for Acquisition Positions
  9. VERA/VSIP/VSIP Phase II Authority
  10. RESCINDED - NSPS Issuance of Policy Guidance - Authority to supplement DoD policy guidance on NSPS where permitted
  11. RESCINDED - NSPS Issuance of Policy Guidance - Authority to implement NSPS authorities
  12. Age Waivers for Air Traffic Controllers (ATC)
  13. Student Loan Repayment Program
  14. Credit for Prior Non-Federal Work Experience and Certain Military Service for Determining Annual Leave Accrual Rate
  15. Reduced Per Diem Rate
  16. Overseas Allowances and Differentials
  17. Uniform Allowance Rates
  18. Employing Individuals Completing DoD Scholarship or Fellowship Programs
  19. Civilian Academic Degree Training (ADT)
  20. Grade and Pay Retention
  21. General Schedule (GS) and Federal Wage System (FWS) Classification
  22. Benefits, Allowances and Gratuities for DoD Civilian Employees under Public Law (PL) 109-234, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Hurricane Recovery, June 2006
  23. Authority to Waive the Limitations on Donating Annual Leave
  24. Restoration of Annual Leave - Authority to Approve Exigencies
  25. Pay Plan for Army Civilian Physicians and Dentists Covered by the General Schedule
  26. Priority Placement Program (PPP) Component Coordinator Designation
  27. RESCINDED - Direct Hire Authority for Certain Healthcare Professionals
  28. Authority to Approve Lump Sum Severance Payments to Eligible Employees
  29. Authority to Authenticate Personnel Actions
  30. RESCINDED - Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitations for Calendar Year (CY) 2011
  31. Authority to implement and administer DCIPS and issue Army DCIPS policy guidance
  32. Expedited Hire Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations
  33. Voluntary Early Retirement Authority (VERA) for Nonappropriated Fund (NAF)
  34. Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitation for Calendar Year 2012
  35. Calendar Year 2013 Waiver of Annual Pay Limitations for Certain Employees
  36. Delegation of Authority- Classification Program
  37. Sunset Guidance
Document Title (Click on memo title to view the memo)
Establishing Policy Documents
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30 Sep Oct, 2013
 Extension of Delegation of Civilian Human Resources Authorities
1. Recruitment, Relocation and Retention (3Rs) and Enhanced Retention Incentives
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Recruitment, Relocation, Retention and Enhanced Retention Incentives
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Feb 5, 2008
 Implementation of Enhanced Retention Incentives Authorities
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Sep 21, 2006
 Implementation of Recruitment, Relocation, and Retention Incentives
Department of Defense Instruction  DoDI 1400.25, Vol 575 DoD CPMS: Recruitment and Relocation Bonuses, Retention Allowances, and Supervisory Differentials
2. Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) to Appoint Highly Qualified Persons to Shortage Category Health Care Professional Positions
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13 Oct, 2010
RESCINDED
 Delegation of Authority - Expedited Hiring Authority to Appoint Highly Qualified Persons to Shortage Category Health Care Professional Positions
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Sep 30, 2009
 Delegation of Authority under Section 1599c of Title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.)
3. Increased Annual Premium Pay Limit CY 2010
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9 May, 2012
RESCINDED
 Delegation of Authority -Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitations for Calendar Year 2012
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29 Jul, 2011
 Delegation of Authority - Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitation for Calendar Year 2011
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitation for Calendar Year (CY) 2009
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Jul 30, 2010
 Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitation for Calendar Year 2010 for Eligible Employees Assigned to Iraq and /or Afghanistan
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27 Jul 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitations for Calendar Year 2010
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Mar 22, 2010
 Increased Annual Pay Limitations
4. Direct Hire Authority (DHA) for Scientific & Engineering Positions at Demo Labs
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Direct Hire Authority for Scientific and Engineering Positions Within Personnel Demonstration Laboratories
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Dec 16, 2008
 Redelegation of Authority under Section 1108 of the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009
5. Employment of Annuitants in Positions GS-15 and Below (or Equivalent)
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Employment of Annuitants in Positions GS-15 and Below (or Equivalent)
Department of Defense Instruction
December 10, 2008
 DoDI 1400.25, Vol 300 DoD CPMS: Employment of Federal Civilian Annuitants in the Department of Defense
6. Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom (DFM)
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom (DFM)
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Oct 4 2001
 Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom
7. Secretary of Defense Medal for Global War on Terrorism (GWOT)
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terrorism
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Apr 07, 2008
 Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terrorism - Change 1
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Aug 9, 2007
 Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terrorism
8. Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) for Acquisition Positions
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28 Apr, 2011
 Department of Army Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) Supplemental Policy Guidance and Reporting Instructions for Select Acquisition Workforce Positions
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Implementation of Expedited Hiring Authority for Acquisition Positions
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Aug 28, 2010
 Implementation of Expedited Hiring Authority for Select Defense Acquisition Workforce Positions
9. VERA/VSIP/VSIP Phase II Authority
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Voluntary Early Retirement Authority, Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay and Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay Phase II
Department of Defense Instruction
June 13, 2008
 DoDI 1400.25, SC 1702 DoD CPMS: Voluntary Separation Programs
10. NSPS Issuance of Policy Guidance - Authority to supplement DoD policy guidance on NSPS where permitted
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13 Oct, 2010
RESCINDED
 Delegation of Authority - National Security Personnel System
Department of Defense Instruction
June 13, 2008
 DoDI 1400.25, SC 1910 SUBCHAPTER 1910
PUBLIC LAW 111-84 - OCT. 28, 2009  NDAA for FY 2010, Sec 1113
11. NSPS Issuance of Policy Guidance - Authority to implement NSPS authorities
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13 Oct, 2010
RESCINDED
 Delegation of Authority - National Security Personnel System
Department of Defense Instruction
June 13, 2008
 DoDI 1400.25, SC 1910 SUBCHAPTER 1910
PUBLIC LAW 111-84 - OCT. 28, 2009  NDAA for FY 2010, Sec 1113
12. Age Waivers for Air Traffic Controllers (ATC)
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Position Coverage Determination, Maximum Entry Age Waivers, Reentry Waivers, and Mandatory Age Separation Waivers for Civilian Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs)
Department of Defense Instruction
June 20, 2005
 DoDI 1400.25 Vol 331 DoD CPMS: Civilian Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs)
13. Student Loan Repayment Program
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Department of Defense (DoD) Student Loan Repayment Program
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30 SEP 2004
 DoD Student Loan Repayment Program
14. Credit for Prior Non-Federal Work Experience and Certain Military Service for Determining Annual Leave Accrual Rate
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Credit for Prior Non-Federal Work Experience and Certain Military Service for Determining Annual Leave Accrual Rate
Department of Defense Instruction
August 31, 2009
 DoDI 1400.25 Vol 631 DoD CPMS: Credit for Prior Non-Federal Work Experience and Certain Military Service for Determining Leave Accrual Rate
15. Reduced Per Diem Rate
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Reduced Per Diem Rate
The Joint Travel Regulations, Vol 2
Change 524 - 6/1/09
 JTR vol 2, Ch 4
16. Overseas Allowances and Differentials
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Overseas Allowances and Differentials
Department of Defense Instruction
June 26, 2006
 DoDI 1400.25, Vol 1250 DoD CPMS: Overseas Allowances and Differentials
17. Uniform Allowance Rates
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Uniform Allowance Rates for DoD Civilian Employees
Department of Defense Instruction
March 12, 2009
 DoDI 1400.25 Vol 591 DoD CPMS: Uniform Allowance Rates for DoD Civilian Employees
18. Employing Individuals Completing DoD Scholarship or Fellowship Programs
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Employ Individuals Completing Department of Defense Scholarship or Fellowship Programs
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APR 5 2010
 Implementation of Authority to Employ Individuals Completing Department of Defense Scholarship or Fellowship Programs
19. Civilian Academic Degree Training (ADT)
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Civilian Academic Degree Training
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Aug 15, 2001
 Civilian Academic Degree Training
20. Grade and Pay Retention
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Grade and Pay Retention
Department of Defense Instruction
June 28, 2006
 DoDI 1400.25 Vol 536 DoD CPMS: Grade and Pay Retention
21. General Schedule (GS) and Federal Wage System (FWS) Classification
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Classification Program
Department of Defense Instruction
September 29, 2005
 DoDI 1400.25 Vol 591 DoD CPMS: Classification Program
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Nov 17, 1997
 Delegation of Position Classification Authority
22. Benefits, Allowances and Gratuities for DoD Civilian Employees under Public Law (PL) 109-234, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Hurricane Recovery, June 2006
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Oct 20 2008
 Clarification of Memorandum regarding Benefits, Allowances and Gratuities for DoD Civilian Employees Assigned to Iraq or Afghanistan Under the Authority of Section 1603 of Public Law (PL) 109-234, as amended
23. Authority to Waive the Limitations on Donating Annual Leave
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
 5 CFR 630.908(c)
24. Restoration of Annual Leave - Authority to Approve Exigencies
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
 5 CFR 630.305
25. Pay Plan for Army Civilian Physicians and Dentists Covered by the General Schedule
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - Implementation of Pay Plan for DOD Civilian Physicians and Dentists Covered by the General Schedule
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04 APR 2011
 Delegation of Authority - Pay Plan for Army Civilian Physicians and Dentists Covered by the General Schedule
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22 FEB 2011
 Designation as Authorized Management Official - Market Pay Amounts for Civilian Physicians and Dentists
Department of Defense Instruction
August 18, 2010
 DoDI 1400.25 Vol 543 DoD CPMS: Pay Plan for DoD Civilian Physicians and Dentists Covered by the General Schedule
26. Priority Placement Program (PPP) Component Coordinator Designation
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13 Oct, 2010
 Delegation of Authority - DoD Program for Stability of Civilian Employment
Department of Defense Instruction
September 26, 2006
 DoDI 1400.20 DoD Program for Stability of Civilian Employment
27. Direct Hire Authority for Certain Healthcare Professionals
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27 Jun, 2011
RESCINDED
 Delegation of Authority - Appointing Authority for Certain Health Care Professionals under Section 8074 of the Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2011, Public Law 112-10
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2 May, 2011
 Delegation of Authority under Section 8074 of the Department of Defense and Full - Year Continuing Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 20 11 , Public Law 112-110
PUBLIC LAW 112-10 Section 8074 - April 15, 2011  PL 112-10 Section 8074 (H.R. 1473 was signed into law by President Obama on April 15, 2011, and assigned P.L. 112-10.)
U.S. Code - Title 38  TITLE 38 § 7403. Period of appointments; promotions (see (a)(2))
U.S. Code - Title 38  TITLE 38 § 7403. Period of appointments; promotions (see (g))
28. Authority to Approve Lump Sum Severance Payments to Eligible Employees
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15 Dec, 2011
 Delegation of Civilian Human Resources Authorities, Version 03-2011, effective December 14, 2011: Revision to Delegation of Civilian Human Resources Authorities Matrix and Execution, Publication and Transmission of Delegation Number 28, Authority to Approve Lump Sum Severance Payments to Eligible Employees; Delegation Number 29, Authority to Authenticate Personnel Actions; and Number 30,Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitations for Calendar Year (CY) 2011
29. Authority to Authenticate Personnel Actions
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15 Dec, 2011
 Delegation of Civilian Human Resources Authorities, Version 03-2011, effective December 14, 2011: Revision to Delegation of Civilian Human Resources Authorities Matrix and Execution, Publication and Transmission of Delegation Number 28, Authority to Approve Lump Sum Severance Payments to Eligible Employees; Delegation Number 29, Authority to Authenticate Personnel Actions; and Number 30,Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitations for Calendar Year (CY) 2011
30. Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitations for Calendar Year (CY) 2011
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15 Dec, 2011
RESCINDED
 Delegation of Civilian Human Resources Authorities, Version 03-2011, effective December 14, 2011: Revision to Delegation of Civilian Human Resources Authorities Matrix and Execution, Publication and Transmission of Delegation Number 28, Authority to Approve Lump Sum Severance Payments to Eligible Employees; Delegation Number 29, Authority to Authenticate Personnel Actions; and Number 30,Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitations for Calendar Year (CY) 2011
31. Authority to implement and administer DCIPS and issue Army DCIPS policy guidance
  To Be Posted  
32. Expedited Hire Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations
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Aug 14, 2012
 Delegation of Expedited Hire Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations. w/att
33. Voluntary Early Retirement Authority (VERA) for Nonappropriated Fund (NAF)
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Nov 14, 2012
 Voluntary Early Retirement Authority (VERA) for Nonappropriated Fund (NAF)
34. Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitation for Calendar Year 2012
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Nov 26, 2012
 Delegation of Authority-Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitation for Calendar Year 2012. w/att
35. Calendar Year 2013 Waiver of Annual Pay Limitations for Certain Employees
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Apr 30, 2013
 Calendar Year 2013 Waiver of Annual Pay Limitations for Certain Employees.
36. Delegation of Authority- Classification Program
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Feb 10, 2014
 Delegation of Civilian Human Resources Authorities, Version 01-2014, effective January 30, 2014: Revision to Delegation of Civilian Human Resources Authorities Matrix and Execution, Publication and Transmission of Delegation Number 36, Delegation of Authority- Classification Program
Sunset Guidance:
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icon indicating file requires Acrobat Reader to view Oct 2, 2013  Sec Army Memo: Delegation of Authority - Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitation for Calendar Year (CY) 2013
icon indicating file requires Acrobat Reader to view 01 Oct 2013  Extension of Matrix of ASA(M&RA) Delegated Civilian Human Resources (CHR) Authorities Delegated Matrix - Version 01-2013
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30 Sep 2013
 Extension of Delegation of Civilian Human Resources Authorities (Version 01-2013)
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10 Oct 2013
 SAMR Memorandum - Extension of Delegated Civilian Human Resources Authorities, Version 01-2013
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15 Dec, 2011
 SAMR Memorandum - Delegation of Civilian Human Resources Authorities, Version 03-2011,
effective December 14, 2011
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28 Jun, 2011
 Delegation of Civilian Human Resources Authorities - Version 02-2011
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21 Apr, 2011
 Delegation of Civilian Human Resources Authorities - Version 01-2011
icon indicating file requires Acrobat Reader to view 21 Apr, 2011  Delegation Matrix - Version 01-2011
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Dec 23, 2008
 Implementation of Expedited Hiring Authority for Acquisition Positions ...
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