44 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2018 Edition
Title 44 - PUBLIC PRINTING AND DOCUMENTS
CHAPTER 29 - RECORDS MANAGEMENT BY THE ARCHIVIST OF THE UNITED STATES AND BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF GENERAL SERVICES
Sec. 2909 - Retention of records
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§2909. Retention of records

The Archivist may empower a Federal agency to retain records for a longer period than that specified in disposal schedules, and may withdraw disposal authorizations covering records listed in disposal schedules. The Archivist shall promulgate regulations in accordance with section 2104(a) of this title to implement this section.

(Pub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1297; Pub. L. 91–287, §4, June 23, 1970, 84 Stat. 322; Pub. L. 98–497, title I, §107(b)(15)(B), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2288; Pub. L. 108–383, §2(a), Oct. 30, 2004, 118 Stat. 2218.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Based on 44 U.S. Code, 1964 ed., §395(f) (June 30, 1949, ch. 288, title V, §505(f), as added Sept. 5, 1950, ch. 849, §6(d), 64 Stat. 583).

Amendments

2004—Pub. L. 108–383 struck out ", upon the submission of evidence of need," after "Federal agency", substituted ", and" for "; and, in accordance with regulations promulgated by him,", and inserted at end "The Archivist shall promulgate regulations in accordance with section 2104(a) of this title to implement this section."

1984—Pub. L. 98–497 substituted "Archivist" for "Administrator of General Services".

1970—Pub. L. 91–287 struck out "approved by Congress" after "disposal schedules" in two places.

Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 98–497 effective Apr. 1, 1985, see section 301 of Pub. L. 98–497, set out as a note under section 2102 of this title.