§ 3101. — Records management by agency heads; general duties.
[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
TITLE 44--PUBLIC PRINTING AND DOCUMENTS
CHAPTER 31--RECORDS MANAGEMENT BY FEDERAL AGENCIES
Sec. 3101. Records management by agency heads; general duties
The head of each Federal agency shall make and preserve records
containing adequate and proper documentation of the organization,
functions, policies, decisions, procedures, and essential transactions
of the agency and designed to furnish the information necessary to
protect the legal and financial rights of the Government and of persons
directly affected by the agency's activities.
(Pub. L. 90-620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1297.)
Historical and Revision Notes
Based on 44 U.S. Code, 1964 ed., Sec. 396(a) (June 30, 1949, ch.
288, title V, Sec. 506(a), as added Sept. 5, 1950, ch. 849, Sec. 6(d),
64 Stat. 583).
Section Referred to in Other Sections
This section is referred to in section 3102 of this title; title 25