Definition Edit

A records creation and maintenance program refers to

[p]olicies and practices designed to ensure the creation and preservation of complete and accurate records documenting agency business and furnishing information necessary to protect legal and financial rights. Essential elements include assigning and coordinating program responsibility; issuing directives regarding agency recordkeeping requirements; involving records managers in the development or revision of agency programs, systems, and procedures; providing adequate training; and preparing to develop and implement records schedules.[1]

References Edit

  1. EPA, Vocabulary Catalog List Detail - Records Glossary (full-text).

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