Disposition Authority Number
|Mandatory||Repeatable||Data Type||Authority||Level Available||A/V Only||Public Element|
|No||Yes||Variable Character Length (60)||None||Series||No||Yes|
The unique identifier assigned by NARA to a category of records indicating that their disposition has been approved by NARA.
This is also known as the schedule number.
|Purpose:||Links the description of the records and their disposition documentation. Will help NARA to create linkages in lifecycle systems.|
|Relationship:||This element is independent.|
Use the NARA disposition authority number or schedule number. Do not use any other values such as an agency's records control schedule number or a statute citation.
Enter the NARA disposition authority number exactly as it appears on a Standard Form 115 or Standard Form 258.
Do not include notes or explanations in this element.