Intelligence Law Glossary - Records Management


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Records Management

Statutory Law

44 U.S.C. § 2901(2) (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.]—
   (2) the term "records management" means the planning, controlling, directing, organizing, training, promoting, and other managerial activities involved with respect to records creation, records maintenance and use, and records disposition in order to achieve adequate and proper documentation of the policies and transactions of the Federal Government and effective and economical management of agency operations;

Administrative Law

Executive Order 12958, Classified National Security Information, § 6.1(ff) (1995) (superseded)

“Records management” means the planning, controlling, directing, organizing, training, promoting, and other managerial activities involved with respect to records creation, records maintenance and use, and records disposition in order to achieve adequate and proper documentation of the policies and transactions of the Federal Government and effective and economical management of agency operations.

Executive Order 13,526, Classified National Security Information, § 6.1 (jj) (December 29, 2009)

For purposes of this order:
(jj)  "Records management" means the planning, controlling, directing, organizing, training, promoting, and other managerial activities involved with respect to records creation, records maintenance and use, and records disposition in order to achieve adequate and proper documentation of the policies and transactions of the Federal Government and effective and economical management of agency operations.