Summary: H.R.3478 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 108-383 (10/30/2004)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on September 13, 2004. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

National Archives and Records Administration Efficiency Act of 2004 - Requires the Archivist of the United States to promulgate regulations establishing a streamlined process for extending agency records retention periods beyond those periods specified in disposal schedules.

Authorizes the Records Center Revolving Fund of the Treasury to cover expenses for uniforms for National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) personnel.

Authorizes the Archivist to collect reasonable fees for the occasional, non-official use of NARA facilities and related services by the public and to use such fees for educational and public program purposes.

Authorizes the Archivist to enter into cooperative agreements that involve the transfer of NARA funds to State and local governments, other public entities, educational institutions, or private nonprofit organizations to carry out NARA programs.

Authorizes appropriations to the National Historical Publications and Records Commission for FY 2006 through 2009 for the Commission to carry out its duties and for the Archivist to make grants to State and local agencies and to nonprofit organizations, institutions, and individuals for historical publications and records programs.