National Archives and Records Administration – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-23617
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-26
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We have submitted a request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval to continue to collect information through a voluntary survey of visitors to the National Archives Museum and building in Washington, DC. In order to measure whether the National Archives Museum is successfully achieving its goals, as well as to determine if we need to make any modifications, we conduct a survey of those who have visited the Museum, using the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH) customer survey. This is a 12-minute questionnaire given to a random sample of those exiting this location in downtown Washington, DC. We invite you to comment on this proposed information collection pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-22501
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-13
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Chief Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officers Council; Notice of a Meeting
Document Number: 2020-21373
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-28
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing 2020's annual meeting of the Chief Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officers Council, co-chaired by the Director of OGIS and the Director of OIP.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-21052
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-24
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-20450
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-16
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC); Meeting
Document Number: 2020-20016
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-10
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing an upcoming meeting of the National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act and implementing regulations.
Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress; Meeting
Document Number: 2020-19814
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-09
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing an upcoming meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress. The committee advises NARA on the full range of programs, policies, and plans for the Center for Legislative Archives in the Office of Legislative Archives, Presidential Libraries, and Museum Services (LPM).
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-19748
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-08
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-17767
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-14
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-17321
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-07
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NARA proposes to request an extension from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of approval to use of a voluntary survey of visitors to the National Archives Museum and building in Washington, DC. In order to measure whether the National Archives Museum is successfully achieving its goals, as well as to determine if we need to make any modifications, we conduct a survey of those who have visited the National Archives Museum, using the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH) customer survey. This is a 12-minute questionnaire given to a random sample of those exiting the NARA location in downtown Washington, DC. We invite you to comment on this proposed information collection pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-16861
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-04
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-15693
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-21
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery
Document Number: 2020-15566
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-20
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are planning to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) renew its approval for us to engage in the following generic information collection request (generic ICR), and we invite you to comment on it: ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery.'' As part of a Federal Government- wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, we developed this generic ICR to cover all of our requests for feedback on our services.
Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) Annual Open Meeting
Document Number: 2020-14178
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-01
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing OGIS's annual meeting, open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss OGIS's reviews and reports and allow interested people to appear and present oral or written statements, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). DATES: The meeting will be on Monday, July 20, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT. Please register no later than 11:59 p.m. EDT on Thursday, July 16, 2020.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Correction
Document Number: 2020-13833
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We previously published notice that we were proposing to request Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew NARA information collections 3095-0035, which relates to copier-to-copier reproduction requests, and 3095-0038 and 3095-0039, which relate to requests for documents or information from former military personnel and medical records, military personnel and family medical records, or personnel and medical records of former Federal civilian employees. However, while the body of the notice properly identified and discussed these information collections, the summary paragraph erroneously identified a different set of information collections, for which we had previously published notice. We are publishing this correction notice to clarify that commenters should comment only on the information collections identified here and in the body of the previous notice, not the NATF forms identified in the previous summary.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-13335
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Policy Advisory Committee (SLTPS-PAC); Meeting
Document Number: 2020-12905
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-16
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing an upcoming meeting of the State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Policy Advisory Committee (SLTPS-PAC) in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act and implementing regulations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-12890
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-16
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We have submitted to OMB for approval our request to continue to use the information collections described in this notice, consisting of National Archives Trust Fund (NATF) order forms for genealogical research in the National Archives. The NATF forms included in this information collection are: NATF 84, National Archives Order for Copies of Land Entry Files; NATF 85, National Archives Order for Copies of Pension or Bounty Land Warrant Applications; and NATF 86, National Archives Order for Copies of Military Service Records. We invite you to comment on the proposed extensions.
National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC); Meeting
Document Number: 2020-12495
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-09
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing an upcoming meeting of the National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act and implementing regulations.
Public Interest Declassification Board; Revised Bylaws
Document Number: 2020-12364
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing revisions to the Bylaws of the Public Interest Declassification Board (PIDB). The members of the PIDB approved these revised Bylaws and we are publishing them with this notice, in accordance with requirements in the Bylaws. You may also find the Bylaws on the PIDB website.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee; Solicitation for Committee Member Nominations
Document Number: 2020-12283
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) seeks member nominations for the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee (Committee).
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-12110
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-11829
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-02
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are planning to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) renew its approval for us to engage in the following information collection and invite you to comment on it. We use this collection to obtain information from private foundations or other entities involved in designing, constructing, and equipping Presidential libraries.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-11826
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-02
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We have submitted to OMB for approval our request to continue to use the information collection described in this notice, consisting of National Archives Trust Fund (NATF) order forms for genealogical research in the National Archives. The NATF forms included in this information collection are: NATF 84, National Archives Order for Copies of Land Entry Files; NATF 85, National Archives Order for Copies of Pension or Bounty Land Warrant Applications; and NATF 86, National Archives Order for Copies of Military Service Records. We invite you to comment on the proposed extension.
Administrative Guidance Procedures
Document Number: 2020-09353
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This rule codifies our policies and procedures for reviewing and clearing administrative guidance documents.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-10910
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-21
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee; Meeting and Request for Public Comments
Document Number: 2020-10070
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-12
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing an upcoming Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee meeting in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the second United States Open Government National Action Plan. We are also providing an opportunity for the public to provide comments on the FOIA Advisory Committee's final draft report to the Archivist of the United States.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-10026
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-11
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
NARA Facilities, Locations, Hours, and Public Use
Document Number: 2020-08755
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-05-06
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are updating our regulation listing our facility addresses and contact information to reflect changes to this information. We are also revising our regulation on public use of NARA facilities to remove outdated procedures, update in response to organizational and technological changes, and streamline the provisions for easier reading. We are also revising both regulations for plain language purposes.
Records Management; General Records Schedule (GRS); GRS Transmittal 31
Document Number: 2020-09352
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-04
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NARA is issuing revisions to the General Records Schedule (GRS). The GRS provides mandatory disposition instructions for administrative records common to several or all Federal agencies. Transmittal 31 includes only changes we have made to the GRS since we published Transmittal 30 in December 2019. Additional GRS schedules remain in effect that we are not issuing via this transmittal.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-08568
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-23
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-08464
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-22
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are proposing to renew the information collection described in this notice and have submitted it to OMB for approval. We invite you to comment on this proposed collection.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-08387
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-21
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2020-08357
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-21
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing an upcoming Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee meeting in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the second United States Open Government National Action Plan.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-07902
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-15
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07372
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NARA proposes to request an extension from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of approval to use three information collections. The first is prepared by organizations that want to make paper-to-paper copies of archival holdings with their personal copiers at the National Archives at the College Park facility. The second is used to advise requesters of the correct procedures to follow when requesting certified copies of records for use in civil litigation or criminal actions in courts of law, and the information to be provided so that records may be identified. The third information collection is used by veterans, dependents, and other authorized individuals to request information from or copies of documents in military personnel, military medical, and dependent medical records. We invite you to comment on this proposed information collection pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07371
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NARA has submitted to OMB for approval the information collections described in this notice. We invite you to comment on them.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-05824
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-20
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are planning to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) renew its approval for us to engage in the following information collection consisting of National Archives Trust Fund (NATF) order forms for genealogical research in the National Archives. The NATF forms included in this information collection are: NATF 84, National Archives Order for Copies of Land Entry Files; NATF 85, National Archives Order for Copies of Pension or Bounty Land Warrant Applications; and NATF 86, National Archives Order for Copies of Military Service Records. We invite you to comment on the proposed information collection.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-05336
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-16
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-04188
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-02
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Agency Guidance; Portal
Document Number: 2020-04157
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-28
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing that we have established an online centralized portal that includes information about our guidance and a searchable, indexed listing of, and links to, our guidance documents. The portal, located on our website, does not displace other listings of or links to our guidance documents in topic-specific sections of our website.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-03678
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-25
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are giving notice that we have submitted to OMB for approval the information collection described in this notice. We invite you to comment on the proposed information collection pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-03158
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-18
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-02692
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-11
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are proposing to request that OMB renew its approval of our currently-approved information collection on applying to use space in one of our Presidential libraries. People submit this application to request the use of space in the library for a privately sponsored activity. We invite you to comment on the proposed information collection.
National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC); Meeting
Document Number: 2020-02169
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-05
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing an upcoming National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) meeting in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act and implementing regulations.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2020-02072
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-04
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing an upcoming Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee meeting in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the second United States Open Government National Action Plan.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-01425
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-28
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2020-00777
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-21
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.
Records Management; General Records Schedule (GRS); GRS Transmittal 30
Document Number: 2019-27326
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-19
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NARA is issuing revisions to the General Records Schedule (GRS). The GRS provides mandatory disposition instructions for administrative records common to several or all Federal agencies. Transmittal 30 includes only changes we have made to the GRS since we published Transmittal 29 in December 2017. Additional GRS schedules remain in effect that we are not issuing via this transmittal.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2019-27203
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-18
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). We publish notice in the Federal Register and on regulations.gov for records schedules in which agencies propose to dispose of records they no longer need to conduct agency business. We invite public comments on such records schedules.