EPA Records Schedule 679
Status: Final, 03/30/2007
Title: Bid Protest Appeals
Program: All Programs
Function: 405 - Supply Chain Management
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 notice of appeal, written memoranda of arguments, legal briefs (if any filed), transcripts of any hearings held, correspondence, and decision.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records at end of year.
Destroy 10 years after file closure.
The office issuing the decision is responsible for maintaining the record copy and implementing the disposition instructions.
Superfund site-specific contracts are scheduled as EPA 020 and contracts for other programs as EPA 202. Unsuccessful bids are covered in EPA 275.
Reasons for Disposition:
Disposition instructions have been rewritten as media neutral to allow for maintaining the record copy in EPA's electronic recordkeeping system. File closure has been changed from every two years to every year, but the retention has not changed.
Item b for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications deleted 08/23/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
EPA 020, EPA 202, EPA 275
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 09/18/2006
NARA Approval: 01/26/2007