Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

A prior section 2902, Pub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1296, related to activities of the Administrator of General Services with respect to records management, surveys, and reports, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 94–575, § 2(a)(1). See section 2904 of this title.


2017—Par. (7). Pub. L. 115–85, § 2(a)(1), amended Pub. L. 113–187, § 9(a)(3). See 2014 Amendment note below.

2014—Par. (4). Pub. L. 113–187, § 9(a)(1), substituted “creation, maintenance, transfer, and use” for “creation and of records maintenance and use”.

Par. (6). Pub. L. 113–187, § 9(a)(2), inserted before period at end “and the transfer of records from Federal agencies to the National Archives of the United States in digital or electronic form to the greatest extent possible”.

Par. (7). Pub. L. 113–187, § 9(a)(3), as amended by Pub. L. 115–85, § 2(a)(1), substituted “the Archivist or the Administrator” for “the Administrator or the Archivist”.

1984—Par. (7). Pub. L. 98–497 inserted “or the Archivist” after “Administrator”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2017 Amendment

Pub. L. 115–85, § 2(b), Nov. 21, 2017, 131 Stat. 1275, provided that:

“The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 2904, 2906, and 3102 of this title] shall take effect as if included in the Presidential and Federal Records Act Amendments of 2014 (Public Law 113–187).”

Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 98–497 effective Apr. 1, 1985, see section 301 of Pub. L. 98–497, set out as a note under section 2102 of this title.