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Approved Usage of State Stationary Policy

Approved by Executive Chamber Policy Memorandum 87:3

Policy Number Policy Owner
4037.1 Human Resource Services

Revision History:

Date Version Change Ref Section
Pre-2010 1.0 New Document  
8/30/2016 1.1 Minor Revisions  
1/11/2017 1.2 Minor Revisions  

Statement of Policy

The use of State agency stationery, accompanied by the typed words “personal and unofficial”, constitutes an unacceptable contradiction in the message transmitted. As a matter of policy, State agency stationery should be utilized only for official governmental business.  If a communication is “personal and unofficial” it has no business being sent on agency stationery.  Sending such communications on agency stationery could give the appearance of an inappropriate attempt to utilize the influence of an individual’s office for a private purpose.

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