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 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.

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Memos to Agency Records Officers Fiscal Year 2024

Number Date Title
AC 18.2024 02/21/2024 Open Office Hours on M-23-07, Transition to Electronic Records
AC 17.2024 02/16/2024 Transfer Requests, Direct Offers, and the M-23-07 deadline
AC 16.2024 02/15/2024 Semi-Annual Report of Records Management Oversight Activities
AC 15.2024 02/12/2024 February 21, 2024 BRIDG Meeting Reminder
AC 14.2024 02/09/2024 Federal Records Centers and the M-23-07 deadline
AC 13.2024 02/06/2024 Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena Records
AC 12.2024 01/08/2024 Annual Federal Agency Records Management Reporting Tool Now Open
AC 11.2024 01/08/2024  2023 Senior Agency Official for Records Management Annual Report
AC 10.2024 12/12/2023 2023 Federal Agency Records Management Reporting Templates
AC 09.2024 12/11/2023 Webinar on FAQ about Non-Compliant Permanent Digitized Records
AC 08.2024 12/06/2023 Release of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Non-Compliant Permanent Digitized Records
AC 07.2024 12/04/2023 Release of Success Criteria for Digitizing Permanent Records
AC 06.2024 12/01/2023 December 12, 2023 BRIDG Meeting Reminder
AC 05.2024 10/17/2023 2023 Federal Agency Records Management Reporting Period
AC 04.2024 10/13/2023 October 17, 2023  BRIDG Meeting Reminder
AC 03.2024 10/12/2023 Release of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Digitizing Temporary Records
AC 02.2024 10/06/2023 Release of Digitization Quality Management Guide
AC 01.2024 10/04/2023 2024 Annual Move of Permanent Records

 

Memos to Agency Records Officers Fiscal Year 2023

Number Date Title
AC 52.2023 09/25/2023 2024 Annual Move Transfer Requests in ERA 2.0
AC 51.2023 09/21/2023 Dr. Shogan’s Introductory SAORM Letter
AC 50.2023 09/14/2023 New Resource on NARA GitHub Repository - Funny Filename Finder Tool
AC 49.2023 09/11/2023 Update to File Formats Guidance
AC 48.2023 09/05/2023 September 18 Launch Date for Records Scheduling in ERA 2.0
AC 47.2023 08/30/2023 Responding to Hurricane Idalia
AC 46.2023 08/14/2023 August 15, 2023 BRIDG Meeting Reminder
AC 45.2023 08/08/2023 Federal Agency Records Management Annual Report, 2022
AC 44.2023 08/07/2023 Semi-Annual Report of Records Management Oversight Activities
AC 43.2023 08/07/2023 Draft General Records Schedules for Agency Review - Revisions to Six Schedules
AC 42.2023 07/31/2023 Federal Agency Records Management Annual Report, 2022
AC 41.2023 07/26/2023 Updated Machine-Implementable General Records Schedule (GRS) File
AC 40.2023 07/25/2023 Clarification related to GRS 6.1 FAQ on Electronic Messages and Microsoft Teams Chat
AC 39.2023 07/06/2023 Request for Comments on Draft NARA Bulletin for Managing Records Created on Collaboration Platforms
AC 38.2023 06/30/2023 Revoked NARA Bulletin on Media Neutral Notification Process
AC 37.2023 06/28/2023 Release of GRS 4.5, Digitizing Records, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
AC 36.2023 06/23/2023 General Records Schedule Transmittal 34 and Updates to GRS FAQs
AC 35.2023 06/08/2023 June 13, 2023 BRIDG Meeting Reminder
AC 34.2023 06/01/2023 Updates to File Formats Guidance 
AC 33.2023 05/25/2023 Webinar on NARA Regulations with Digitization Standards for Permanent Records
AC 32.2023 05/04/2023 Release of Regulations with Digitization Standards for Permanent Records (SAORM)
AC 31.2023 05/04/2023 Release of Regulations with Digitization Standards for Permanent Records
AC 30.2023 04/13/2023 ERA 2.0 Requirement for Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)
AC 29.2023 04/11/2023 April 18, 2023  BRIDG Meeting Reminder
AC 28.2023 04/11/2023 Agency Testing Period for ERA 2.0
AC 27.2023 03/31/2023 Semi-Annual Report of Records Management Oversight Activities
AC 26.2023 03/07/2023 Annual Federal Agency Records Management Reporting Deadline Reminder
AC 25.2023 03/07/2023 Annual Federal Agency Records Management Reporting Deadline Reminder
AC 24.2023 03/03/2023 ERA Shutdown Date
AC 23.2023 02/14/2023 Resending ERA Shutdown Information
AC 22.2023 02/10/2023 Date for ERA Shutdown Delayed
AC 21.2023 02/09/2023 February 14, 2023  BRIDG Meeting Reminder
AC 20.2023 01/20/2023 New Regulations on Electronic Messages
AC 19.2023 01/12/2023 NARA Webinar on Expanding Capstone for Electronic Messages and Using the NA-1005 Form
AC 18.2023 01/11/2023 General Records Schedule Transmittal 33 and Updates to GRS FAQs
AC 17.2023 01/09/2023 2022 Senior Agency Official for Records Management Annual Report
AC 16.2023 01/09/2023 Annual Federal Agency Records Management Reporting Tool Now Open
AC 15.2023 01/06/2023 Preparing for ERA 2.0
AC 14.2023 01/05/2023 New NARA Bulletin Expanding Capstone for Electronic Messages
AC 13.2023 01/04/2023 Rescinding FAQ About Changes to Previously Approved Schedule Items
AC 12.2023 12/23/2022 OMB/NARA Memorandum Updating M-19-21 Due Dates
AC 11.2023 12/21/2022 Release of NARA Bulletin 2023-01, Guidance on Storing Radiographic Film Records
AC 10.2023 12/20/2022 Notification of ERA Shutdown and the ERA 2.0 Launch
AC 09.2023 12/16/2022 Announcing the Capstone Resubmission Cycle
AC 08.2023 12/06/2022 December 13th BRIDG Meeting Reminder
AC 07.2023 11/29/2022 Agency Records Officer Credential (AROC) Renewal
AC 06.2023 11/21/2022 Reminder of Records Management Guidance Governing Agency Use of Social Media
AC 05.2023 11/18/2022 New Tools Added to NARA GitHub Repository
AC 04.2023 11/07/2022 Annual Federal Agency Records Management Reporting
AC 03.2023 10/13/2022 Updates to File Format Guidance: E57, Geopackage, and SIARD Formats
AC 02.2023 10/12/2022 October 18, 2022 BRIDG Meeting
AC 01.2023 10/03/2022 2023 Annual Move of Permanent Records

 

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