EPA Records Schedule 195
Status: Final, 03/31/2009
Title: Agency Program Plans Review Files
Program: Policy, Economics, and Innovation
Function: 301-093 - Program Monitoring
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.
Contains record copies of headquarters and regional office program plans/goals and requests for changes to the plans. Plans show status of each Agency program objectives for coming fiscal year. Records consist of copy of program plan, change request, evaluation of plans, and correspondence and other related supporting papers. Also, includes regional guidance reports and revisions.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records at end of fiscal year.
Destroy 10 years after file closure.
This disposition applies to the record copies of reports maintained in the Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation at Headquarters. Copies of these records maintained by submitting offices are retained as part of their program management files, covered by EPA 006. All other copies should be destroyed when no longer needed. The annual headquarters operating guidance paper and regional guidance plan is covered by EPA 194.
Reasons for Disposition:
The disposition instructions have been rewritten as media neutral to allow for maintaining the record copy in EPA's electronic recordkeeping system. The retention has not changed.
Item b for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications was deleted 08/16/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
Office of the Administrator, Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation
EPA 006, EPA 194
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 07/26/2007
NARA Approval: 01/13/2009