Memorandum M-19-21, Transition to Electronic Records, issued jointly by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), established several requirements to move federal agencies to a fully electronic environment, where appropriate. Agencies may have been delayed in their electronic records transition process during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This December 23, 2022 memorandum, M-23-07, Update to Transition to Electronic Records, does the following:
- Reinforces the requirements established in M-19-21.
- Reaffirms the underlying goal of the transition to electronic records.
- Updates the previous target dates described in M-19-21 to June 24, 2024
This memorandum also describes NARA’s plans to issue updated guidance, as appropriate.View M-23-07, Update to Transition to Electronic Records
- M-19-21, Transition to Electronic Records (PDF, 239 KB, 4 pages) (June 28, 2019)
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