Federal Records Management

Memos to Agency Records Officers (AC Memos)

NARA Memos to Agency Records Officers (AC Memos) are general announcements issued via email by the Office of the Chief Records Officer for the United States Government. The content of these memos varies, but typically includes information about Federal records management policies, guidance, training opportunities, and meetings. Some of the memos are transitory in nature and have limited applicability.

All AC Memos are provided here for reference purposes only; they do not necessarily represent the current NARA records management policy.

To receive AC Memos, send an email to rm.communications@nara.gov with the subject line: "Subscribe to AC Memos." For general questions regarding AC Memos, send an e-mail to rm.communications@nara.gov with the subject line: "General ARO Questions."

Memos to Agency Records Officers Fiscal Year 2020

Number Date Title
AC 04. 2020 11/13/2019 Annual Federal Agency Records Management Reporting 
AC 03. 2020 10/21/2019 October 29, 2019 Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting
AC 02. 2020 10/18/2019 Calendar Formats
AC 01. 2020 10/01/2019 2020 Annual Move of Permanent Records

 

Memos to Agency Records Officers Fiscal Year 2019

Number Date Title
AC 28.2019 9/27/2019 Federal Agency Records Management Annual Report, 2018 
AC 27.2019 9/30/2019 Release of NARA Bulletin 2019-02: Agency Records Officer Credential Training and Renewal Policy
AC 26.2019 9/23/2019 Moving Approved NA-1005s
AC 25.2019 08/23/2019 Records Management Guidance for Agencies Implementing Executive Order 13875, Evaluating and Improving the Utility of Federal Advisory Committees.
AC 24.2019 08/21/2019 August 27, 2019 Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting
AC 23.2019 07/24/2019 Draft Bulletin - Agency Records Officer Credential Training and Renewal Policy
AC 22.2019 07/01/2019 New OMB/NARA Memorandum on Transition to Electronic Records 
AC 21.2019 06/03/2019 June 10, 2019, Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting
AC 20.2019 05/20/2019 Revoked NARA Bulletins
AC 19.2019 05/07/2019 Agency Action Needed on Draft Transfer Requests in Electronic Records Archive (ERA)
AC 18.2019 04/15/2019 Regulation Issued with Digitization Standards for Temporary Records
AC 17.2019 04/16/2019 Annual Federal Agency Reporting Period Closes April 19, 2019
AC 16.2019 04/02/2019 April 2019 Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting
AC 15.2019 04/01/2019 Agency Disposition Profile Reports
AC 14.2019 03/11/2019 Records Management Self-Assessment and Federal Email Management Report Survey Tool Now Open
AC 13.2019 03/05/2019 SAVE THE DATE: Reschedule of February/April Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG)
AC 12.2019 03/04/2019 Change to the Public Comment Process for Records Schedules
AC 11.2019 02/25/2019 REVISED DATES FOR Annual Federal Agency Records Management Reporting
AC 10.2019 02/21/2019 CANCELLATION of BRIDG Meeting on February 21, 2019
AC 09.2019 02/11/2019 General Records Schedule Items Covering Records Documenting Furloughs and Shutdowns
AC 08.2019 02/06/2019 Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting on Thursday, February 21, 2019
AC 07.2019 02/01/2019 Message from Chief Records Officer Regarding Resumption of Normal Operations
AC 06.2019 11/29/2018 Cancellation of December 2018 BRIDG Meeting
AC 05.2019 12/06/2018 Calendar Year 2019 BRIDG Meetings
AC 04.2019 11/13/2018 2018 Reporting Period Announcement
AC 03.2019 10/24/2018 Updated General Records Schedule (GRS) Subject Index
AC 02.2019 10/09/2018 Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting on Thursday, October 25, 2018
AC 01.2019 10/11/2018 Updates to NARA’s Records Management Website and New Guide
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