EPA Records Schedule 529
Status: Final, 03/31/2009
Title: Agency Proposed Legislation File
Program: Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations
Function: 303-099 - Proposal Development
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 documents and data relating to legislation formulated and proposed by government agencies and executive units and circulated within EPA for evaluation and comment. Records consist of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requests for comments, draft bills, letters, forwarding draft to House or Senate, extracts from the Congressional Record, comments and evaluations.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records at end of Congressional session.
Destroy 10 years after file closure.
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, Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 07/26/2007
NARA Approval: 01/13/2009