ABSTRACT

Presidential Records Management: Preservation and Disposal [March 3, 2022]   [open pdf - 545KB]

From the Document: "Presidential records provide an essential window into many of the most consequential actions and decisions of the American government. The Presidential Records Act (PRA; 44 U.S.C. §§2201-2209) sets forth requirements regarding the maintenance, access, and preservation of presidential and vice presidential information during and after a presidency. The PRA provides records maintenance requirements and permissions that vary depending on whether a presidency is in progress or has concluded. These matters may be of particular interest to Congress as it carries out its oversight activities and ensures presidential records are effectively collected and controlled during and after a presidency."

Report Number:
CRS In Focus, IF12056
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Date:
2022-03-03
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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