Federal Records Management

AC 13.2021

Date: December 02, 2020

MEMORANDUM TO FEDERAL AGENCY CONTACTS: Draft Regulations for Digitizing Permanent Records

NARA has posted a proposed regulation with standards for digitizing permanent records in the Federal Register for public comment. The proposed regulation is available at 


Comments are due on or before February 1, 2021. To make a comment, please follow the instructions in the Federal Register notice. 

We will be sharing more information about the regulation and the digitization standards, including an in-depth conversation at the December 16, 2020 Agency Services BRIDG meeting. 

Chief Records Officer
for the U.S. Government