EPA Records Schedule 070
Status: Final, 02/12/2007
Title: Ethics Agreement Records
Function: 403-256 - Employee Relations
NARA Disposal Authority:
This schedule authorizes the disposition of the record copy in any media (media neutral), excluding any records already in electronic form. Records designated for permanent retention must be transferred to the National Archives in accordance with NARA standards at the time of transfer.
- General Records Schedule 25/3
Includes records documenting the review and issuance of ethics agreements used to remedy the appearance of potential or actual financial conflicts of interest, including:
- Records relating to the review and issuance of recusals (disqualifications), resignations, reassignments, and divestitures;
- Records relating to determinations, authorizations, and waivers under 5 CFR 2635.502 and 2635.503; and,
- Records relating to the review and issuance of waivers of disqualifications under 18 U.S.C. 208 (b)(1) and (b)(3).
Item a: Record copy
Destroy 6 years after the waiver or other agreed-upon determination or action has been issued or undertaken or is no longer in effect, whichever is later.
Records containing sensitive information must be shredded or otherwise definitively destroyed to protect confidentiality.
Reasons for Disposition:
Conforms to NARA's General Records Schedule 25, item 3.
Item b for electronic mail and word processing system copies was deleted 08/15/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
Office of General Counsel, Office of Deputy General Counsel
- Contact: Justina Fugh
- Telephone: 202-564-1786
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: Not applicable
NARA Approval: 04/00/2003