44 U.S. Code Chapter 33 - DISPOSAL OF RECORDS

Sec. 3301. Definition of records. 3302. Regulations covering lists of records for disposal, procedure for disposal, and standards for reproduction. 3303. Lists and schedules of records to be submitted to Archivist by head of each Government agency. [1]    Does not conform to section catchline. 3303a. Examination by Archivist of lists and schedules of records lacking preservation value; disposal of records. [3304 to 3307. Repealed.] 3308. Disposal of similar records where prior disposal was authorized. 3309. Preservation of claims of Government until settled in Government Accountability Office; disposal authorized upon written approval of Comptroller General. 3310. Disposal of records constituting menace to health, life, or property. 3311. Destruction of records outside continental United States in time of war or when hostile action seems imminent; written report to Archivist. 3312. Photographs or microphotographs of records considered as originals; certified reproductions admissible in evidence. 3313. Moneys from sale of records payable into the Treasury. 3314. Procedures for disposal of records exclusive. 3315. Definitions. 3316. Establishment of Commission. 3317. Duties of Commission. 3318. Membership. 3319. Director and staff; experts and consultants. 3320. Powers of Commission. 3321. Support services. 3322. Report. 3323. Termination. 3324. Authorization of appropriations.

2004—Pub. L. 108–271, § 8(b),July 7, 2004, 118 Stat. 814, substituted “Government Accountability Office” for “General Accounting Office” in item 3309.
1984—Pub. L. 98–497, title I, § 107(b)(25)(D),Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2290, substituted “Archivist” for “Administrator of General Services” in items 3303, 3303a, and 3311.
1976—Pub. L. 94–575, § 4(c)(1),Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2727, struck out “; approval by President” after “standards for reproduction” in item 3302.
1974—Pub. L. 93–526, title II, § 203,Dec. 19, 1974, 88 Stat. 1702, added items 3315 to 3324.
1970—Pub. L. 91–287, § 3,June 23, 1970, 84 Stat. 322, inserted item 3303a and struck out items 3304 “Lists and schedules of records lacking preservation value; submission to Congress by Administrator of General Services”, 3305 “Examination of lists and schedules by joint congressional committee and report to Congress”, 3306 “Disposal of records by head of Government agency upon notification by Administrator of General Services of action by joint congressional committee”, and 3307 “Disposal of records upon failure of joint congressional committee to act”.

[1]  Does not conform to section catchline.

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