Summary: S.1265 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (03/21/1978)

(Reported to Senate from the Committee on Governmental Affairs with amendment, S. Rept. 95-710)

Shortens from 50 to 30 years the length of time Federal agency records must be in existence before they may be accepted by the Administrator of General Services for transmittal to the National Archives. States that restrictions placed upon such records by the originating agency shall not be imposed unless concurred with by the Administrtor. Authorizes the Administrator to relax or remove such restrictions in the event the originating agency is terminated and there is no successor agency if such relaxation or removal is in the public interest.

Requires that releases by the Administrator of census and survey records of the Bureau of the Census conform to agreements entered into on or about October 10, 1952, between the Director of the Bureau of the Census and the Archivist of the United States.