National Archives and Records Administration

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National Archives and Records Administration

Administers the National Archives and its collections, and provides grants for the publication of historical papers and preservation projects.
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This new GRS 20 allowed the deletion of electronic versions of records created on word processing and electronic mail systems once a recordkeeping copy was made and transferred into a recordkeeping system -- be that paper or electronic (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration 28 August 1995).
Once the record copy of an electronic mail or word processing document was filed into a nonelectronic recordkeeping system, the remaining electronic original could be legally destroyed under GRS 20 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration 28 August 1995).
This clarification is articulated in the final 1995 e-mail regulations, the final report (1997) of the Electronic Records Working Group assembled by the Archivist to assess GRS 20 in the midst of the litigation, and in the more recently announced Fast Track Guidance Development Project designed by NARA to assist federal agencies with managing their electronic records (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, 28 August 1995; U.S.
This situation was made abundantly clear in strong negative federal agency comments to a government-wide draft e-mail guidance from NARA suggesting electronic recordkeeping (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration 28 August 1995).
Editor's Note: General Records Schedules are issued by the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and cover many common temporary administrative records held by all federal agencies.
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. "Electronic Mail Systems, Final Rule." Federal Register, 28 August 1995: 44633-44642.
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Fast Track Guidance Development Project.
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