Comments About Proposed Requirements for Permanent Records Due Jan. 31

January 4th, 2019

Proposed Requirements for Permanent Records
[48 Pa.B. 7859]

The Local Government Records Committee (Committee), authorized through the Municipal Records Act (53 Pa.C.S. 1381—1389), is proposing: 1) a new policy to allow municipalities to keep permanent records in electronic format; and 2) updating the existing electronic-records policy found in the Municipal Records Manual.

The Committee requests public comment on the new policy which can be found at

Interested persons are invited to submit written comments, suggestions or objections regarding the proposed policy by submitting a form on the State Archives web site or they may be submitted to the Local Government Records Committee, c/o Cynthia Bendroth, Chief, Records Services Division, State Archives, Historical and Museum Commission, 350 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120 or 717-783-7330, no later than January 31, 2019.