Federal Records Management

GRS Status Updates

As of October 22, 2020

Schedule Nature of the Change Status Projected Issuance


GRS 2.7, Employee Health & Safety Records revisions

Revisions to items (and possibly new items) to allow for coverage of records related to employees returning to facilities during pandemics.


In development


To be determined


GRS 4.2, Information Access & Protection Records revision


Revision to item 100 to allow for destruction of records after subsequent review or transfer to NARA.

Internal review

To be determined


GRS 4.5, Digitizing Records - NEW schedule


New schedule that covers original source records and digitization project records (superseding GRS 4.1, item 050).




To be determined

GRS 5.2, Transitory & Intermediary Records revision


Revisions related to moving input/source records to GRS 4.5.


To be determined
GRS 5.6, Security Records modification

Modification to further clarify coverage in relation to law enforcement functions.


Also possible revisions related to new records being created as employees return to facilities during the pandemic.

In development  

To be determined

GRS 5.7, Agency Accountability Records revision (DAA-GRS-2020-0001)

A schedule revision to clarify that the items apply only to administrative housekeeping related management activities, not mission-related activities such as agency strategic planning and performance management.


Title is changing to Administrative Management & Oversight Records.

Published in Federal Register October 13; closes November 27 To be determined