44 U.S. Code § 3301 - Definition of records

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As used in this chapter, “records” includes all books, papers, maps, photographs, machine readable materials, or other documentary materials, regardless of physical form or characteristics, made or received by an agency of the United States Government under Federal law or in connection with the transaction of public business and preserved or appropriate for preservation by that agency or its legitimate successor as evidence of the organization, functions, policies, decisions, procedures, operations, or other activities of the Government or because of the informational value of data in them. Library and museum material made or acquired and preserved solely for reference or exhibition purposes, extra copies of documents preserved only for convenience of reference, and stocks of publications and of processed documents are not included.

Source

(Pub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1299; Pub. L. 94–575, § 4(c)(2),Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2727.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on 44 U.S. Code, 1964 ed., § 366 (July 7, 1943, ch. 192, § 1,57 Stat. 380).
Amendments

1976—Pub. L. 94–575expanded “records” to include “machine readable materials”.

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5 CFR - Administrative Personnel

5 CFR Part 2608 - TESTIMONY BY OGE EMPLOYEES RELATING TO OFFICIAL INFORMATION AND PRODUCTION OF OFFICIAL RECORDS IN LEGAL PROCEEDINGS

10 CFR - Energy

10 CFR Part 1707 - TESTIMONY BY DNFSB EMPLOYEES AND PRODUCTION OF OFFICIAL RECORDS IN LEGAL PROCEEDINGS

36 CFR - Parks, Forests, and Public Property

36 CFR Part 1220 - FEDERAL RECORDS; GENERAL

36 CFR Part 1222 - CREATION AND MAINTENANCE OF FEDERAL RECORDS

36 CFR Part 1224 - RECORDS DISPOSITION PROGRAMS

36 CFR Part 1225 - SCHEDULING RECORDS

36 CFR Part 1226 - IMPLEMENTING DISPOSITION

36 CFR Part 1238 - MICROFORMS RECORDS MANAGEMENT

49 CFR - Transportation

49 CFR Part 801 - PUBLIC AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION

 

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