Intelligence Law Glossary - Records Disposition

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Records Disposition

Statutory Law

44 U.S.C. § 2901(5) (2010) (Title 44—Chapter 29: Records Management by the Archivist of the United States and by the Administrator of General Services)

As used in this chapter [44 U.S.C. §§ 2901 et seq.], and chapters 21, 25, 31, and 33 of this title [44 U.S.C. §§ 2101 et seq., 2501 et seq., 3101 et seq., and 3301 et seq.]—
   (5) the term "records disposition" means any activity with respect to—
      (A) disposal of temporary records no longer necessary for the conduct of business by destruction or donation;
      (B) transfer of records to Federal agency storage facilities or records centers;
      (C) transfer to the National Archives of the United States of records determined to have sufficient historical or other value to warrant continued preservation; or
      (D) transfer of records from one Federal agency to any other Federal agency;