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EPA Records Schedule 525

Status: (to be superseded) Final, 03/31/2009

Title: Congressional Committees File

Program: Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations

Applicability: Headquarters

Function: 303-097 - Legislative Tracking

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.

Description:

Contains documents and data relating to the makeup, character, status, mission, and activities of Congressional committees. Records consist of membership and staff lists, operational descriptions, statements made to committees, summary of actions, schedules, hearing reports, press releases, legislative calendars, and responses to committee requests.

Excludes: EPA testimony to Congress scheduled as EPA 532 for the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations and EPA 140 for other offices.

Disposition Instructions:

Item a: Record copy

Guidance:

Copies of EPA testimony to Congress maintained by the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations is covered by EPA 532. The office originating the testimony is responsible for maintaining it in accordance with EPA 140.

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.

Custodians:

Office of the Administrator, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations

Related Schedules:

EPA 140, EPA 532

Previous NARA Disposal Authority:

NC-412-75-10/2, N1-412-87-2/7

Entry: 07/14/1993

EPA Approval: 07/26/2007

NARA Approval: 01/13/2009

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