36 CFR § 1222.26 - What are the general recordkeeping requirements for agency programs?
To ensure the adequate and proper documentation of agency programs, each program must develop recordkeeping requirements that identify:
(a) The record series and systems that must be created and maintained to document program policies, procedures, functions, activities, and transactions;
(b) The office responsible for maintaining the record copies of those series and systems, and the applicable system administrator responsible for ensuring authenticity, protection, and ready retrieval of electronic records;
(c) Related records series and systems;
(d) The relationship between paper and electronic files in the same series; and
(e) Policies, procedures, and strategies for ensuring that records are retained long enough to meet programmatic, administrative, fiscal, legal, and historical needs as authorized in a NARA-approved disposition schedule.