EPA Records Schedule 702
Status: Final, 07/31/2008
Title: Suspension and Debarment Files
Program: Inspector General
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.
Contains records relating to the suspension and debarment of contractors and grantees for misconduct or poor performance.
Item a: Record copy
Close inactive records upon completion of case.
Destroy 8 years after file closure.
Records containing sensitive information must be shredded or otherwise definitively destroyed to protect confidentiality.
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 08/24/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.
Office of Inspector General
Previous NARA Disposal Authority:
EPA Approval: 08/13/2007
NARA Approval: 05/30/2008