Title 63A Chapter 12 Section 103

Utah Administrative Services Code
Public Records Management Act
Section 103
Duties of governmental entities.


63A-12-103.   Duties of governmental entities.

            The chief administrative officer of each governmental entity shall:

            (1) establish and maintain an active, continuing program for the economical and efficient management of the governmental entity's records as provided by this chapter and Title 63G, Chapter 2, Government Records Access and Management Act;

            (2) appoint one or more records officers who will be trained to work with the state archives in the care, maintenance, scheduling, disposal, classification, designation, access, and preservation of records;

            (3) ensure that officers and employees of the governmental entity that receive or process records requests receive required training on the procedures and requirements of this chapter and Title 63G, Chapter 2, Government Records Access and Management Act;

            (4) make and maintain adequate and proper documentation of the organization, functions, policies, decisions, procedures, and essential transactions of the governmental entity designed to furnish information to protect the legal and financial rights of persons directly affected by the entity's activities;

            (5) submit to the state archivist proposed schedules of records for final approval by the records committee;

            (6) cooperate with the state archivist in conducting surveys made by the state archivist;

            (7) comply with rules issued by the Department of Administrative Services as provided by Section 63A-12-104;

            (8) report to the state archives the designation of record series that it maintains;

            (9) report to the state archives the classification of each record series that is classified; and

            (10) establish and report to the state archives retention schedules for objects that the governmental entity determines are not defined as a record under Section 63G-2-103, but that have historical or evidentiary value.

Renumbered and Amended by Chapter 382, 2008 General Session