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Glossary of Terms Used for USAID's Automated Directives System (ADS) - Updated 07/15/2011 Partial Revision

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Term Definition
Transitory Files

Contain correspondence that ordinarily would be filed in subject files except they pertain to matters of short-term interest. They constitute a separate record series because of the disposal date (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 502).

Transmission And Receipt Data

1). Transmission and receipt data: Information in electronic mail systems regarding the identities of sender and addressee(s) and the date and the time messages were sent. 2) Receipt data: Information in electronic mail systems regarding date and time of receipt of a message, and - or acknowledgment of receipt or access by addressee(s) (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 502).

Traumatic Injury

A wound or other condition of the body caused by external force, including stress or strain, which is identifiable as to time and place of occurrence and affected body member or function, and which occurs within a single day or work-shift. Traumatic injury includes prosthetic devices or applications, such as eyeglasses and hearing aids, damaged or destroyed incidental to a work-related personal injury requiring medical services (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 442).

Travel

For the purposes of this chapter, 'Travel' means the official travel and transportation of employees, their dependents and effects. It also includes the administration of allowances and benefits to employees assigned to overseas posts (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 527).

Travel Authorization - Order

The Travel Authorization - Order (TA) is used to obligate funds for the purchase of goods and services associated with temporary duty (TDY). Travel, post assignment travel, retirement travel, Personal Services Contract (PSC). Travel, and donated travel (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 621).

Travel Per Diem Allowance

See STR 925, 6 FAM 140. ADS 522-524 (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 477).

Treasury Report On Receivables Due From The Public (Tror)

The Department of the Treasury's only comprehensive means for periodically collecting data on the status and condition of the Federal Government's non-tax debt portfolio, in accordance with the requirements of the Debt Collection Act of 1982 and the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 (DCIA). The information contained in the report is obtained from the various federal agencies and is disseminated to Congress, the Office of Management and Budget, agency Chief Financial Officers, the Federal Credit Policy Working Group, other officials and representatives of Federal and state organizations, private sector organizations, and the public (TFM - DMS Managing Federal Receivables) (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 625).

Treasury Schedule 9

The Treasury Report on Receivables Due from the Public is the Federal government's primary means for Federal agencies to provide comprehensive information on the non-tax debt portfolio (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 625).

Trojan Or Trojan Horse

When referring to software a Trojan (also called a Trojan horse) is a seemingly harmless software program that contains harmful or malicious code. Trojans can allow hackers to open backdoors on your system, giving them access to your files and even network connectivity (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 545).

Type Of Service

Identifies whether the position of the employee is in the competitive or excepted service (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 452).

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