EPA Records Schedule 510
Status: (to be superseded) Final, 03/31/2009
Title: Administrative Law Judge's Repository File
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 copies of background documents to case files submitted by witnesses or other parties that are not part of the official case record.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records upon completion or termination of case.
Return to submitting party after file closure.
Administrative Law Judge's case files are scheduled as EPA 508 and the case file index as EPA 509.
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 deleted 08/22/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
Office of the Administrator, Administrative Law Judge
EPA 508, EPA 509
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 07/26/2007
NARA Approval: 01/13/2009