Federal Records Management

Bulletin 2005-01

ATTENTION! This Bulletin has expired and is no longer in effect. For NARA's current guidance please visit https://www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/bulletins. Please note that this page is available only as a technical and historical reference.

October 19, 2004

TO: Heads of Federal agencies

SUBJECT: Checklist of NARA bulletins

EXPIRATION DATE: September 30, 2005

1.  What is the purpose of this bulletin? This bulletin lists National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) bulletins that are in effect.

2.  What are NARA bulletins? NARA bulletins contain guidance about records and information management subjects to help you comply with laws and regulations in these areas. You can find more information about NARA's records and information management regulations in Chapter XII of Title 36
of the Code of Federal Regulations

3.  How can I get more information about NARA bulletins? For more information about specific NARA bulletins, call the Lifecycle Management Division at 301-837-3570 or send your question to RM.Communications@nara.gov.

4.  How do I obtain copies of NARA bulletins?

a. Paper copies. We send paper copies of our bulletins to the heads of Federal agencies. You can obtain additional paper copies at a discount from the Government Printing Office (GPO) by submitting a requisition to the GPO at the beginning of each fiscal year.

b. Electronic copies.We send electronic copies of our bulletins to Federal agency records officers. We also post all NARA bulletins on the NARA web site at http://www.archives.gov/

5. How do I correct any mistakes in the mailing address? To correct the mailing address for the head of your Federal agency, call 301-837-1850. To correct the mailing address for the agency records officer, contact RM.Communications@nara.gov.

Archivist of the United States

NARA Bulletin 2005-01

The following NARA bulletins remain in effect:

Bulletin Number and Title Issued Expires
95-03 Government Information Locator Service 02/16/1995 Unlimited
2003-02 NARA GPEA Guidance; Continued Availability 11/14/2002 11/30/2004


Endorsement of DoD Electronic Records Management Application (RMA) Design Criteria Standard, version 2



2003-04 Availability of electronic records management guidance for Public Key Infrastructure
(PKI)-related administrative records
3/31/2003 3/31/2005
2004-02 Pre-accessioning permanent electronic records 7/12/2004 7/31/2006
2004-03 Recommended Practice - Obtaining internal agency assurances for proposed dispositions for temporary records that protect legal rights and assure accountability 9/23/2004 9/30/2006
2005-02 Harvest of Agency Public Web Sites 10/6/2004 9/30/2005