President Trump Signs Law – Federal Agency Mail Management Act of 2017

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President Trump Signs Law – Federal Agency Mail Management Act of 2017

AT THE FIRST SESSION
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday,
the third day of January, two thousand and seventeen

To ensure the effective processing of mail by Federal agencies, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the “Federal Agency Mail Management Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. RECORD MANAGEMENT.

(a) Amendments.—Section 9 of the Presidential and Federal Records Act Amendments of 2014 (44 U.S.C. 101note) is amended—

(1) in subsection (a), by amending paragraph (3) to read as follows:

“(3) in paragraph (7), by striking ‘the Administrator or the Archivist’ and inserting ‘the Archivist or the Administrator’.”;

(2) in subsection (c)—

(A) by amending paragraph (1) to read as follows:

(1) by amending subsection (a) to read as follows:

 ‘(a) The Archivist shall provide guidance and assistance to Federal agencies with respect to ensuring—

 ‘(1) economical and effective records management;

 ‘(2) adequate and proper documentation of the policies and transactions of the Federal Government; and

 ‘(3) proper records disposition.’ ;”;

(B) by redesignating paragraphs (2) and (3) as paragraphs (3) and (4), respectively;

(C) by inserting after paragraph (1), the following new paragraph:

“(2) in subsection (b), by striking ‘effective records management by such agencies’ and inserting ‘effective processing of mail by Federal agencies’;”;

(D) in paragraph (3), as so redesignated—

(i) in subparagraph (A)(ii), by striking “ ‘subsections (a) and (b)’” and inserting “ ‘subsection (a)’”; and

(ii) in subparagraph (B), by striking “; and” and inserting a semicolon;

(E) in paragraph (4), as so redesignated, by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and

(F) by inserting at the end the following new paragraph:

(5) by inserting at the end the following new subsection:

 ‘(e) The Administrator, in carrying out subsection (b), shall have the responsibility to promote economy and efficiency in the selection and utilization of space, staff, equipment, and supplies for processing mail at Federal facilities.’.”;

(3) in subsection (d)—

(A) in paragraph (1), by striking “; and” at the end and inserting a semicolon;

(B) in paragraph (2), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and

(C) by inserting at the end the following new paragraph:

(3) by inserting at the end the following new subsection:

 ‘(c) The Administrator (or the Administrator’s designee) may inspect the mail processing practices and programs of any Federal agency for the purpose of rendering recommendations for the improvement of mail processing practices and programs. Officers and employees of such agencies shall cooperate fully in such inspections of mail processing practices and programs.’ .”;

(4) by striking subsection (f); and

(5) by redesignating subsection (g) as subsection (f).

(b) Effective Date.—The amendments made by this section shall take effect as if included in the Presidential and Federal Records Act Amendments of 2014 (Public Law 113–187).

Attest:

Speaker of the House of Representatives.  

Attest:

Vice President of the United States and
President of the Senate.

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