28 Aug New Guidance from OMB and NARA Expands Scope of Digitization Requirements
Since 2012, the federal government has been pushing agencies to begin managing many records in electronic format. The effort began by focusing on email with OMB Memorandum M-14-16 (“Guidance on Managing Email”) and expanded to other record types with OMB Memorandum M-12-18 (“Managing Government Records Directive”). Since then, agencies have been working towards managing all permanent records in electronic format by the end of this year, with all records submissions to NARA to be in electronic format by the end of 2022.
On June 28, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) issued a new memorandum (OMB/NARA M-19-21) that consolidates, displaces, and expands upon previous guidance related to the government’s transition to electronic records. This new guidance expands upon those previous requirements and implements a number of critical updates.
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