The State Administrative Manual (SAM) is a reference resource for statewide policies, procedures, requirements and information developed and issued by authoring agencies which include the Department of Finance (DOF), Department of Human Resources (CalHR), Department of General Services (DGS), California Department of Technology (CDT), and the Governor's Office. In order to provide a uniform approach to statewide management policy, the contents are published under the authority of the Directors of DOF and DGS.
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