Transfer of records to records centers

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§3103. Transfer of records to records centers

When the head of a Federal agency determines that such action may affect substantial economies or increased operating efficiency, the head of such agency shall provide for the transfer of records to a records center maintained and operated by the Archivist, or, when approved by the Archivist, to a center maintained and operated by the head of the Federal agency.

(Added Pub. L. 94–575, §3(a)(3), Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2726 ; amended Pub. L. 98–497, title I, §107(b)(20), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2290 ; Pub. L. 113–187, §8(9), Nov. 26, 2014, 128 Stat. 2012 .)

Editorial Notes

Prior Provisions

A prior section 3103, Pub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1298 , contained provisions similar to those comprising this section, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 94–575, §3(a)(3).


2014-Pub. L. 113–187 substituted "the head of such agency" for "he".

1984-Pub. L. 98–497 substituted "Archivist" for "Administrator" wherever appearing.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

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.

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