Tag Archives: Compliance and Oversight

Agency Stakeholder Sessions about the Presidential Memorandum

At our December Agency Services Bi-monthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) meetings, we announced that we would hold an agency stakeholder session as required by the Presidential Memorandum – Managing Government Records. Now we have more information about those … Continue reading

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Update on Presidential Memorandum

Happy New Year! This year is shaping up to be a very busy one here in the Office of Chief Records Officer. Today, we will be sending to our Federal agency contacts AC 05.2012. In this memo, we are reminding … Continue reading

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FAQ About Presidential Memorandum

There has been considerable interest from agencies and other stakeholders about the requirements of the Presidential Memorandum. As we wrote yesterday, the Archivist has issued a Memo to Agency Heads that clarifies the requirements and describes more broadly how we … Continue reading

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Memo From NARA About the Presidential Memorandum

We have just issued AC 03.2012, a Memo to Federal Records Officers that contains further information about the Presidential Directive released last week. Included is a Memo from the Archivist of The United States (available here as a .pdf) designed … Continue reading

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Presidential Memorandum on Records Management

This morning, President Barack Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum on Managing Government Records. This memorandum marks the start of an executive branch-wide effort to reform records management policies and practices. A statement by Archivist David Ferriero has also been posted on … Continue reading

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New Directors Within the Office of the CRO Named

It has been just one week since Laurence Brewer and Don Rosen were named to be the Director of the National Records Management Program and the Director of Policy Analysis and Enforcement, respectively, in the newly organized Office of the … Continue reading

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Unauthorized Destruction

These are two words that records managers never want to hear. An unauthorized destruction occurs when records are destroyed or deleted in any of the following cases: Without an approved disposition; When the record has been approved for permanent retention; … Continue reading

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A Report Back on the “Federal Electronic Records Management: A Status Report” Hearing

As we noted last week, on Thursday, June 17th, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and the National Archives held at hearing entitled, “Federal Electronic Records Management: A Status Report.”   If you are interested in … Continue reading

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Federal Electronic Records Management Hearing

The Information Policy, Census, and National Archives Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is holding a hearing tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. This hearing, entitled “Federal Electronic Records Management: A Status Report”  will examine the current state of … Continue reading

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2009 RM Self-Assessment Report Released!

Today’s post comes to us from Laurence Brewer, Director of the Life Cycle Management Division in the Modern Records Program. Today we released our findings from the 2009 Records Management Self-Assessment.  Check it out here. In September 2009, we required … Continue reading

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