Drafting and Editing

Who can use this?

All Offices

Record Description

Records relating to the drafting/editing of correspondence, documents and publications. Includes, but is not limited to: preliminary drafts not covered by a more specific records series, not needed as evidence of external consultation or as evidence that the agency practiced due diligence in the drafting process; edits/suggestions/directions (such as handwritten annotations/notes, track changes information/comments in Microsoft Word, etc.); electronic documents created solely for printing (such as signs, mailing labels, etc.); related correspondence/communications.

Retention Requirement

Retain until no longer needed for agency business

Disposition after Retention


Disposition Authority Reference

GS 50008.0001.18659

Approved by State Records Committee

2021 August 04

Last Updated / Revised by UARM

2018 April 09

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