Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum


February 1, 2000

TO: Manual Users
FROM: Ralph Jenks, Manager
SUBJECT: Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number One Hundred Fifty-Five


This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Correcting a Social Security Number 55.05

This revision updates the procedure for correcting an incorrect or missing social security number.

Payroll Services has removed the Social Security Number Correction form from the BPPM.

Departmental Payroll Processing 55.22

This revision clarifies the explanations of the Payroll Expenditure Audit Report (PEAR) certification screens and provides procedures for correcting employee social security numbers. Payroll Services has added several new earnings type codes.

Classified Staff Leave 60.57

This revision brings this section into conformance with the Washington Administrative Code (WAC), current WSU practices, and the current bereavement leave policy.

Receipt, Inspection, and Acceptance of Purchased Goods 70.14

Receiving, Delivery, and Shipping (RD&S) has updated the procedures for the receiving and accepting shipments. Departments are to promptly notify RD&S by telephone or e-mail when directly receiving orders not processed through RD&S. Prompt reporting ensures that invoices are paid in a timely manner.