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Title 36Chapter XIISubchapter B → Part 1224


Title 36: Parks, Forests, and Public Property


PART 1224—RECORDS DISPOSITION PROGRAMS


Contents
§1224.1   What are the authorities for Part 1224?
§1224.2   What definitions apply to this part?
§1224.3   What standards are used as guidance for this part?
§1224.10   What must agencies do to implement an effective records disposition program?

Authority: 44 U.S.C. 2111, 2904, 3102, and 3301.

Source: 74 FR 51014, Oct. 2, 2009, unless otherwise noted.

§1224.1   What are the authorities for Part 1224?

The statutory authorities for this part are 44 U.S.C. 2111, 2904, 3102, and 3301.

§1224.2   What definitions apply to this part?

See §1220.18 of this subchapter for definitions of terms used in part 1224.

§1224.3   What standards are used as guidance for this part?

These regulations conform with guidance provided in ISO 15489-1:2001, Information and documentation—Records management. Paragraphs 7.1 (Principles of records management programmes), 8.3.7 (Retention and disposition), 8.5 (Discontinuing records systems), and 9.9 (Implementing disposition) apply to records disposition.

§1224.10   What must agencies do to implement an effective records disposition program?

In order to properly implement the provisions of §§1220.30(c)(2), 1220.32(e), and 1220.34(c), (f), and (g) of this subchapter agencies must:

(a) Ensure that all records are scheduled in accordance with part 1225 of this subchapter, schedules are implemented in accordance with part 1226 of this subchapter, and permanent records are transferred to the National Archives of the United States.

(b) Promptly disseminate and implement NARA-approved agency schedules and additions and changes to the General Records Schedules (GRS) in accordance with §1226.12(a) of this subchapter.

(c) Regularly review agency-generated schedules, and, if necessary, update them.

(d) Incorporate records retention and disposition functionality during the design, development, and implementation of new or revised recordkeeping systems (whether paper or electronic). See §1236.6 of this subchapter.

(e) Provide training and guidance to all employees on agency records disposition requirements and procedures and other significant aspects of the records disposition program. When a new or revised records schedule is issued, provide specific guidance to employees responsible for applying the schedule.

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