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Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2023-01323
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-24
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 Management; General Records Schedule (GRS); GRS Transmittal 33
Document Number: 2023-00379
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-11
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 records common to several or all Federal agencies. Transmittal 33 includes only changes we have made to the GRS since we published Transmittal 32 in March 2022. Additional GRS schedules remain in effect that we are not issuing via this transmittal.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2022-27645
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-21
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.
State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Policy Advisory Committee (SLTPS-PAC); Meeting
Document Number: 2022-27618
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-20
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.
Records Schedules; Administrative Correction Notice
Document Number: 2022-27090
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-14
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are making the following administrative correction to DAA- 0095-2018-0099 of the U.S. Forest Service for their Equipment Program Development Records. The schedule covers records related to the development and testing of new Forest Service equipment and equipment program administration. An administrative correction addresses errors or oversights to temporary items in an approved records schedule. We are adding a superseded item citation.
Federal Records Management: Managing Electronic Records, Including Electronic Messages
Document Number: 2022-26450
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-12-12
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are amending our regulations on creating and maintaining Federal records to explicitly include record-keeping requirements for electronic records. On January 1, 2021, the Federal Records Act was amended. It now requires the Archivist of the United States to promulgate regulations governing Federal agency preservation of electronic messages that are determined to be records. We are amending our regulations to define electronic messages and to expressly state records management requirements for electronic records, including electronic messages.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2022-26694
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-08
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NARA is proposing to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) renew approval of an information collection used by researchers who wish to do biomedical statistical research in archival records containing highly personal information. We invite you to comment on this proposed information collection.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2022-26400
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-05
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.
Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress; Meeting
Document Number: 2022-25386
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-11-22
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing an upcoming meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 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: 2022-24911
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-11-16
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2022-24525
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-11-10
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 use a currently approved information collection that our Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) uses to obtain customer intake information and consent as part of its mediation services program. We invite you to comment on the proposed information collection.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2022-24202
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-11-07
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.
Chief Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officers Council Meeting
Document Number: 2022-23030
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-10-28
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing a 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; Correction
Document Number: 2022-23024
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-10-28
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
On October 12, 2022, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) published a Federal Register notice that made record schedules available for comment. The docket number on the notice is incorrect.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2022-23025
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-10-24
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.
National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC); Meeting
Document Number: 2022-22392
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-10-14
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.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2022-22136
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-10-12
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: 2022-20853
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-27
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: 2022-19825
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-14
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.
Records Schedules; Administrative Correction Notice
Document Number: 2022-19824
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-14
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are making the following administrative correction to DAA- 0266-2015-0004, Securities and Exchange Commission, to remove the item for records of reorganization proceedings because such records are already covered by other items on the schedule. An administrative correction addresses errors or oversights to temporary items in an approved records schedule.
Records Schedules; Administrative Correction Notice
Document Number: 2022-19823
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-14
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are making the following administrative corrections to schedule DAA-0566-2018-0006, which provides disposition authority for United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Form 1-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition. The schedule covers forms and supporting documentation used to request duplicates of immigration forms and notices, and to request notifications of immigration status be sent to various U.S. government entities, such as U.S. consulates. An administrative correction addresses errors or oversights to temporary items in an approved records schedule. We are adding a superseded item citation.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee Meetings
Document Number: 2022-18035
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-22
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing upcoming Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee meetings in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the second United States Open Government National Action Plan.
Senior Executive Service (SES) Performance Review Board; Members
Document Number: 2022-17039
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-09
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the appointment of members of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Performance Review Board (PRB). The members of the PRB for the National Archives and Records Administration are: William J. Bosanko, Chief Operating Officer; Micah M. Cheatham, Chief of Management and Administration; and Valorie F. Findlater, Chief Human Capital Officer. These appointments supersede all previous appointments.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2022-16942
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-08-08
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.
Classified National Security Information
Document Number: 2022-06548
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-03-29
Agency: Information Security Oversight Office, National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are revising our Classified National Security Information regulation to permit digital signatures that meet certain requirements on the Standard Form (SF) 312, which is the non-disclosure agreement required prior to accessing classified information. Due to agency needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and remote work situations, combined with developments in digital signatures since a regulatory prohibition on electronic signatures was implemented in 2010, it is both urgent and appropriate to make this administrative change at this time.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2022-06007
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-22
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We propose revising Appendix A of our existing Privacy Act inventory of systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, which contains the common routine uses that apply to some or all of our systems of records. We propose to revise routine use H, which permits sharing information when there has been a data breach and it's necessary to respond to the breach. And we propose adding a new routine use for sharing information with other agencies that experience a data breach. Both of these changes are required by an OMB memorandum and these routine uses apply to all of our systems of records. Routine use H is already included in all of our SORNs, but we are now adding routine use I to them as well. In this notice, we publish the revised routine use H and the new routine use I for public notice and comment and add routine use I to all of our SORNs.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee Meetings
Document Number: 2022-05938
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-21
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing three upcoming Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee meetings in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the second United States Open Government National Action Plan.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2022-05503
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-16
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We propose to revise a system of records in our existing inventory of systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974. The system is NARA 1, Researcher Application Files. We are adding a new purpose/ routine use to notify researchers who use our facilities if they might have been exposed to COVID-19 while at our facility, to allow for similar notifications in the event of future public health emergencies, and to allow notification of health departments for collaborative efforts to address exposure and meet reporting requirements. We are also updating the SORN to reorganize the SORN into the current required format. In this notice, we publish the system of records notice in full for public notice and comment.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2022-05391
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-15
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: 2022-04844
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-08
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are proposing to request an extension from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of a currently approved information collection used by former Federal civilian employees or other authorized individuals to request information from or copies of documents in Official Personnel Files (OPF) or Employee Medical Files (EMF). We invite you to comment on these proposed information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2022-04841
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-08
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are proposing to request approval of a new information collection from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). We are beginning a new recruitment program that connects veterans and Schedule A-eligible applicants with an opportunity for non-competitive employment. We propose to collect information from people who are interested in these opportunities in order to consider them for the positions and match them with possible jobs. The collection includes approval of a form, NARA Employment Interest Questionnaire, NA Form 3102. We invite you to comment on this proposed information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2022-04857
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-08
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are proposing to request an extension from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of a currently approved information collection, Facility Access Media (FAM) Request, NA Form 6006, used by all individuals requesting recurring access to non-public areas of NARA's facilities and IT network. 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: 2022-04169
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-28
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: 2022-03023
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-14
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.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2022-02792
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-10
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2022-02097
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-02
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 use a currently approved information collection. Independent researchers use OMB 3095-0054, Independent Researchers Listing Application (NA Form 14115), to provide their contact information so we can make the information available to people looking for a researcher. We invite you to comment on this proposed information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2022-02096
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-02
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 use three currently approved information collections. People use the first information collection to request permission to film, photograph, or videotape at a NARA facility for news purposes. People use the second and third information collections to request permission to use NARA facilities for events in the Washington, DC, area, at a Federal records center, or at a Presidential library. Previously, we have handled each of these last two items as separate information collections, but we have recently revised the underlying regulation and the processes for requesting use of different kinds of NARA facilities, so we are proposing to combine these two into one ICR. All three collections are based on requirements in the same regulation. We invite you to comment on the proposed information collections.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2022-02095
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-02
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are proposing to request an extension from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of a currently approved information collection, 3095-0060, Volunteer Service Application (NA Form 6045), used by individuals who wish to volunteer at the National Archives Building, the National Archives at College Park, regional records services facilities, and Presidential libraries. 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: 2022-02089
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-02
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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2022-01706
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-28
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We propose to revise a system of records in our existing inventory of systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974. The system is NARA 44, Reasonable Accommodation Request Records. We are revising it to make it more clear that the system includes records of requests for religious accommodations under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Our existing SORN permits religious accommodation requests; however, we want to modify our SORN to expressly authorize such requests for people who may submit religious accommodation requests related to COVID vaccination requirements. We are also updating the SORN to reorganize the SORN into the current required format. In this notice, we publish the system of records notice in full for public notice and comment.
Meeting; Chief Freedom of Information Act Officers Council
Document Number: 2022-01086
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-20
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing a public meeting with the co-chairs of the Chief Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officers Council, the Director of OGIS, and the Director of OIP.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2022-00933
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-19
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: 2021-27954
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-27
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.
Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments
Document Number: 2021-27323
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-17
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; Administrative Correction Notice
Document Number: 2021-26953
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-14
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are making the following administrative corrections to several schedules of the Department of Treasury's Bureau of Fiscal Service. These cover its schedules for Support Records for Public Debt, Retail Securities Services, Summary Debt Accounting, Wholesale Security Services, and Government Agency Investment Services. An administrative correction addresses errors or oversights to temporary items in an approved records schedule. We are correcting errors and oversights in these schedules to make clear they are media-neutral.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2021-25855
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-26
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: 2021-25762
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-26
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.
Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress; Meeting
Document Number: 2021-25482
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-23
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are announcing an upcoming meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 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).
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-25480
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-23
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are proposing to request an extension from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of a currently approved information collection, 3095-0054, Independent Researchers Listing Application (NA Form 14115), used by independent researchers to provide their contact information to people looking for a researcher. We invite you to comment on this proposed information collection pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2021-25362
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-11-22
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are proposing to request an extension from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of three currently approved information collections. People use the first information collection to request permission to film, photograph, or videotape at a NARA facility for news purposes. People use the second and third information collections to request permission to use NARA facilities for events in the Washington, DC, area, at a Federal records center, or at a Presidential library. Previously, we have handled each of these last two items as separate information collections, but we have recently revised the underlying regulation and the processes for requesting use of different kinds of NARA facilities, so we are proposing to combine these two into one ICR. All three collections are based on requirements in the same regulation. We invite you to comment on these proposed information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
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