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45-408.State agencies required to cooperate with state records board and state archivist; rules and regulations of board. Each agency of state government shall:

(a) Obtain authority from the state records board before disposing of any government record, unless the disposition is authorized by statute or in the retention and disposition schedules, or unless the record is being deposited in the state archives; obtain authority from the board before disposing of any government record prior to termination of the minimum retention period listed in the retention and disposition schedules.

(b) Provide storage conditions for all government records with enduring value which are not seriously adverse to their preservation and which will not prevent providing proper public access to the records; adopt reasonable security measures to protect government records from theft or damage.

(c) Cooperate with efforts by the state archivist or representatives of the state archivist to inspect records and the conditions in which they are stored, to prepare comprehensive inventories of government records, to microfilm noncurrent records with enduring value and to improve the arrangement, storage and physical condition of noncurrent government records with enduring value in accordance with appropriate archival techniques. Agencies shall not be required to provide funds or staff time for these purposes, but they shall give careful consideration to requests and recommendations made by the state archivist.

(d) Comply with rules and regulations, standards and procedures adopted by the state records board and the state archivist pursuant to the provisions of this act.

History: L. 1981, ch. 331, § 8; July 1.



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