EPA Records Schedule 509
Status: Final, 04/30/2011
Title: Administrative Law Judge's Case File Index
Program: Administrative Law Judge
Function: 317-260 - Mission Program Support
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.
Consists of index of case records of the Administrative Law Judges.
Item a(1): Record copy - Nonelectronic
Transfer to the National Archives with the landmark case files 20 years after file closure.
Item a(2): Record copy - Electronic
Transfer to the National Archives with the landmark case files 5 years after file closure, as specified in 36 CFR 1235.44-1235.50 or standards applicable at the time.
Item a(3): Electronic copy of records transferred to the National Archives
Close file upon transfer to the National Archives.
Delete after electronic record copy is successfully transferred to the National Archives.
Administrative Law Judge's case files are scheduled as EPA 508. See EPA 510 for the repository file.
A copy of the index is sent to the National Archives along with landmark cases covered in EPA 508, item a(2).
Reasons for Disposition:
The following changes were made in the 01/31/2008 version:
- Divided item a into three subitems, a(1)-(3).
- Revised the titles of disposition items a(1)-(3).
- Revised the disposition instruction for item a(3).
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.
Office of the Administrator, Administrative Law Judge
EPA 508, EPA 510
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 07/26/2007
NARA Approval: 01/13/2009