Publications

Summary of the Presidential Records Act

November 13, 2020

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Publication Tags: National Archives and Records Administration

The Presidential Records Act outlines requirements regarding the maintenance, access and preservation of presidential and vice-presidential information during and after a presidency. The act states that presidential records are the property of the United States and must be preserved in perpetuity.

Overview of the Federal Records Act

November 13, 2020

Publication Type: Research and Publications

Publication Tags: National Archives and Records Administration

The Federal Records Act outlines how federal agency employees should determine whether information they create qualifies as a federal record and governs how federal records are to be collected, retained, and eventually either destroyed or provided to the National Archives and Records Administration for permanent archiving.

GSA’s 2020 Presidential Transition Activities 3-Month Report to Congress

August 3, 2020

Publication Type: Historical Documents

Publication Tags: 2020,GSA,National Archives and Records Administration,Office of Government Ethics,Office of Personnel Management

The report that the General Services Administration submitted to Congress on the presidential transition three months ahead of the election, as required by law. This document covers the meetings of the White House Coordinating Council and career Agency Transition Directors Council and activities of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), Department of...

GSA’s 2020 Presidential Transition Activities 6-Month Report to Congress

May 13, 2020

Publication Type: Historical Documents

Publication Tags: 2020,GSA,National Archives and Records Administration,Office of Government Ethics,Office of Personnel Management

The report that the General Services Administration submitted to Congress on the presidential transition six months ahead of the election, as required by law. This document covers the establishment of the White House Coordinating Council and career Agency Transition Directors Council, other activities of the GSA, funding and resources provided to the eligible candidate(s) and...