Wis. Admin. Code Department of Administration § Adm 12.05 - Provisions

Current through March 28, 2022

State and local agencies shall comply with all statutes and rules relating to public records. With regard to public records stored exclusively in electronic format, state and local agencies shall do all of the following:

(1) Maintain electronic public records that are accessible, accurate, authentic, reliable, legible, and readable throughout the record life cycle.
(2) Document policies, assign responsibilities, and develop appropriate formal mechanisms for creating and maintaining electronic public records throughout the record life cycle.
(3) Maintain confidentiality or restricted access to records or records series maintained in electronic format, limiting access to those persons authorized by law, administrative rule or established agency policy.
(4) Utilize information systems that accurately reproduce the records they create and maintain.
(5) Describe and document public records created by information systems.
(6) Document authorization for the creation and modification of electronic public records and, where required, ensure that only authorized persons create or modify the records.
(7) Design and maintain new information systems so that these systems can provide an official record copy for those business functions accomplished by the system.
(8) Develop and maintain information systems that maintain accurate linkages, electronically or by other means, to transactions supporting the records created where these linkages are essential to the meaning of the record.
(9) Utilize information systems that produce records that continue to reflect their meaning throughout the record life cycle.
(10) Utilize information systems that can delete or purge electronic records created in accordance with the approved retention schedule.
(11) Utilize information systems that can export records that require retention to other systems without loss of meaning.
(12) Utilize information systems that can output record content, structure and context.
(13) Utilize information systems that allow records to be masked to exclude confidential or exempt information.


Wis. Admin. Code Department of Administration § Adm 12.05
Cr. Register, November, 2000, No. 539, eff. 5-1-01.

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