44 U.S. Code § 2902 - Objectives of records management
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It is the purpose of this chapter, and chapters 21, 31, and 33 of this title, to require the establishment of standards and procedures to assure efficient and effective records management. Such records management standards and procedures shall seek to implement the following goals:
(3) Establishment and maintenance of mechanisms of control with respect to records creation in order to prevent the creation of unnecessary records and with respect to the effective and economical operations of an agency.
(4) Simplification of the activities, systems, and processes of records creation and of records maintenance and use.
(6) Direction of continuing attention on records from their initial creation to their final disposition, with particular emphasis on the prevention of unnecessary Federal paperwork.
Source(Added Pub. L. 94–575, § 2(a)(1),Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2724; amended Pub. L. 98–497, title I, § 107(b)(14),Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2288.)
A prior section 2902,Pub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1296, related to activities of the Administrator of General Services with respect to records management, surveys, and reports, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 94–575, § 2(a)(1). See section 2904 of this title.
1984—Par. (7). Pub. L. 98–497inserted “or the Archivist” after “Administrator”.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment
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