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EPA Records Schedule 519

Status: (to be superseded) Final, 03/31/2009

Title: Federal Register Documents Signed by the Administrator or the Deputy Administrator

Program: Administrator and Deputy Administrator

Applicability: Headquarters

Function: 306-115 - Rule Publication

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.


Includes copies of correspondence and memoranda to and from top officials of the EPA and the Administrator and Deputy Administrator relating to authorizing signing of notices for publication in the Federal Register. Includes control sheets indicating authorizations of signature or signature pen, signatures, and supporting documents.

Excludes: Federal Register documents not signed by the Administrator or Deputy Administrator scheduled as EPA 356.

Disposition Instructions:

Item a: Record copy


Copies of these documents incorporated into other files are to be retained according to the instructions for the records they support.

Federal Register notices published by other offices are covered in EPA 356.

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, Executive Secretariat

Related Schedules:

EPA 356

Previous NARA Disposal Authority:

NC1-412-78-6/4, NC1-412-85-11/4

Entry: 07/09/1993

EPA Approval: 07/26/2007

NARA Approval: 01/13/2009

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