EPA Records Schedule 591
Status: Final, 02/21/2007
Title: Budget Background Records
Program: Budget Operations
Function: 402-125 - Budget and Finance
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.
- General Records Schedule 5/2
Includes cost statements, rough data and similar materials accumulated in the preparation of annual budget estimates, including duplicates of budget estimates and justifications and related appropriation language sheets, narrative statements, copies of transcripts of Congressional budget hearings, and related documents.
Item a: Record copy
Destroy 1 year after the close of the fiscal year covered by the budget.
Budget apportionment files held by the Office of the Chief Financial Officer are covered by EPA 589. See EPA 040 for budget reports maintained by budget offices. Copies of budget records held by program offices and submitted to budget offices are covered by EPA 110 for office administrative files.
EPA 593 for budget hearing files is superseded by this schedule.
Reasons for Disposition:
Conforms to NARA's General Records Schedule, item 2.
Item b for electronic mail and word processing system copies deleted 08/23/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
EPA 040, EPA 110, EPA 589
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
NC1-412-76-16/3 and 5, NC1-412-85-9/4 and 6
EPA Approval: Not applicable
NARA Approval: 12/00/1998