EPA Records Schedule 162
Status: Final, 02/13/2007
Title: Word Processing Files
Program: All Programs
Function: 401 - Administrative Management
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 20/13
Documents such as letters, messages, memoranda, reports, handbooks, directives, and manuals recorded on electronic media such as hard disks or floppy diskettes after they have been copied to an electronic recordkeeping system, paper, or microform for recordkeeping purposes.
Item a: Nonrecord copy
Delete when no longer needed for updating or revision.
This scheduled item covers word processing files maintained on stand-alone or networked personal computers. Other word processing files that do not fit this description must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis and can not be destroyed without a NARA-approved records schedule.
Reasons for Disposition:
Conforms to NARA General Records Schedule 23, item 2.
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: Not applicable
NARA Approval: 08/00/1995