Presidential Appointee Training. The Attorney General is required to authorize all training for officials appointed by the President, except for U.S. Marshals and U.S. Attorneys.
The Director, U.S. Marshal Service and the Director, Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys have authority to authorize training for U.S. Marshals and U.S. Attorneys, respectively, in amounts not in excess of $1,500, including travel. Training of U.S. Marshals and U.S. Attorneys that exceeds $1,500 in cost per individual requires the prior approval of the AAG/A. The authority to approve training for Presidential appointees (described above) is not redelegable.
To request the Attorney General's approval, Components must submit to the JMD Human Resources Staffthe following:
- A completed SF-182 (Request, Authorization, Agreement and Certification of Training), or OPM/OMB approved equivalent form, at least 15 working days prior to the start date of the training;
- A statement of why or how the designated training is or will be directly related to improved individual and organizational performance and assist in achieving the agency’s mission and performance goals;
- An explanation of how the Appointee will have the opportunity to fully apply the training during the term of office; and,
- An explanation of how the cost-effectiveness of the training facility was determined and the alternatives considered (if travel and per diem are involved).