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EPA Records Schedule 314

Status: (to be superseded) Final, 08/31/2011

Title: State Plans for Applicator Certification

Program: Pesticides

Applicability: Headquarters

Function: 108-025-06-01 - Ensure Safe Use of Pesticides

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 plans for certification of applicators of restricted use pesticides submitted by states, U.S. territories, Indian tribes and other federal agencies. Files also include Federal Register notices, training manuals, and reference materials.

Disposition Instructions:

Item a(1): Record copy - Nonelectronic

Item a(2): Record copy - Electronic

Item a(3): Electronic copy of records transferred to the National Archives


Microform copies are to be produced in accordance with standards in 36 CFR 1230.10 and 1230.20.

Copies maintained in the regions are to be retained according to the disposition instructions for EPA 203 for state oversight.

Specific legal citations include:

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 is unchanged.

The following changes were made in the 02/29/2008 version:

The following disposition items were changed in the 12/20/2006 version:

Item d for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications deleted 08/18/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.


Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Certification and Worker Protection Branch

Related Schedules:

EPA 203

Previous NARA Disposal Authority:


Entry: 09/01/1992

EPA Approval: 01/08/2007

NARA Approval: 08/14/2007

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