National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
NARA is revising our regulations to allow unscheduled records to be transferred to records storage facilities. These changes will allow agencies to transfer unscheduled records in a timely manner.
This rule is effective January 14, 2005.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Cheryl Stadel-Bevans at telephone number (301) 837-3021 or fax number (301) 837-0319.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
NARA published a proposed rule on September 17, 2004, at 69 FR 56015, for a 60-day public comment period. We received two comments, both from Federal agencies. One comment expressed no concerns about the proposed rule. The second comment supported the changes Start Printed Page 74977outlined in the proposed rule. Therefore, we are making no changes in this final rule.
This final rule is not a significant regulatory action for the purposes of Executive Order 12866 and has been reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). As required by the Regulatory Flexibility Act, it is hereby certified that this final rule will not have a significant impact on a substantial number of small entities because this rule applies to Federal agencies. This final rule does not have any federalism implications.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 36 CFR Part 1228End List of Subjects Start Amendment Part
For the reasons set forth in the preamble, NARA amends chapter XII of title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations as follows:End Amendment Part Start Part
PART 1228—DISPOSITION OF FEDERAL RECORDSEnd Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority for Part 1228 continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
2. Amend § 1228.152 by revising the entry in the table for item (2)(ii) to read as follows:End Amendment Part
|Type of record||Conditions|
|* * * * *|
|(2) * * *||(i) * * * (ii) Also requires prior notification to NARA (see § 1228.154(b)).|
3. Amend § 1228.154 by revising paragraphs (b) and (c)(1)(vii) to read as follows:End Amendment Part
(b) To transfer unscheduled records, notify NARA (NWML) in writing prior to the transfer. The notification must identify the records storage facility and include a copy of the information required by paragraph (c) of this section.
(c) * * *
(1) * * *
(vii) Citation to NARA-approved schedule or agency records disposition manual (unscheduled records must cite the date the agency notified NARA or, if available, the date the SF 115 was submitted to NARA);
Dated: December 9, 2004.
John W. Carlin,
Archivist of the United States.
[FR Doc. 04-27420 Filed 12-14-04; 8:45 am]
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