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Presidential records act of 1978

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on Government Information and Individual Rights.

Presidential records act of 1978

hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, on H.R. 10998 and related bills ....

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on Government Information and Individual Rights.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents -- United States -- Archives.,
  • Public records -- United States.,
  • Government information -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreArchives.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 896 p. ;
    Number of Pages896
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17797867M

    (e) “Presidential records” refers to those documentary materials maintained by NARA pursuant to the Presidential Records Act, including Vice Presidential records. (f) “Former President” refers to the former President during whose term or terms of office particular Presidential records were created.   November 6, Presidential Records Act. Witnesses testified about the Presidential Records Act of , which declared presidential records to be federal.

      The Presidential Records Act mandates that presidents The act, which was passed in and went into effect three years later, was a direct reaction to Richard Nixon’s refusal in to Author: Alana Abramson.   Spine title reads: Public Papers of the Presidents, Jimmy Carter, Contains public messages and statements of the President of the United States released by the White House from June Decem Also includes appendices and an index. Item A. Related items.

    The requirements for review and release of Presidential records are established by the Presidential Records Act of (PRA) and the notification procedures of EO (under which representatives of both the former and the incumbent Presidents have an opportunity to review the records in order to consider if any of them may be subject to a constitutionally-based privilege). These include the records of a sitting president but not of executive branch agencies and the records of presidents serving before Ronald Reagan. FOIA, however, is the mechanism for access to records created or received under the Presidential Records Act (after Janu ). 1. The discussion of EO is equally by: 1.


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Presidential records act of 1978 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on Government Information and Individual Rights. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Presidential Records Act (PRA) of44 U.S.C. ß, governs the official records of Presidents and Vice Presidents that were created or received after Janu (i.e., beginning with the Reagan Administration).

The PRA changed the legal ownership of the official records of the President from private to public, and established a new statutory structure. Presidential Records Act: see under Freedom of Information Act Freedom of Information Act (), law requiring that U.S. government agencies release their records to the public on request, unless the information sought falls into a category specifically exempted, such as national security, an individual's right to privacy, or internal.

This law ended the tradition of Presidential records belonging to former Presidents. Having dealt specifically with Nixon’s Presidential records, Congress enacted the Presidential Records Act (PRA) of (44 U.S.C. Chapter 22), applying it to all Presidents and Vice Presidents taking office after Witnesses testified about the Presidential Records Act ofwhich declared presidential records to be federal property and placed them Presidential records act of 1978 book the custody and control of the Archivist of the United.

(44 U.S.C. Chapter 22) § Definitions § Ownership of Presidential records § Management and custody of Presidential records § Restrictions on access to Presidential records § Exceptions to restricted access § Regulations § Vice-Presidential records § Note.

Rule of Construction § Claims of constitutionally based privilege against. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the ``Presidential Records Act of ´´. Sec. s Management, Preservation, and Public Availability.

Presidential Records Act - States that the United States shall reserve and retain complete ownership, possession, and control of all Presidential records. Requires the President to assure that the performance of official Presidential duties is adequately documented and that documentary materials be.

Get this from a library. Presidential records act of report to accompany H.R. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.; United States. Congress. House. Committee on House Administration.]. § Ownership of Presidential records § Management and custody of Presidential records § Restrictions on access to Presidential records § Exceptions to restricted access § Regulations § Vice-Presidential records § Claims of constitutionally based privilege against disclosure § H.R.

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H.R. the Presidential Records Act of A Review of Executive Branch Implementation and Compliance: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on InformFormat: Hardcover. Could the President's Twitter fingers pose a legal challenge. The Presidential Records Act of (“PRA”) governs the official records of Presidents and Vice Presidents created or received after Janu The U.S.

must reserve and retain complete ownership, possession, and control of Presidential records; and such records must be administered in accordance with the provisions of the statute[i]. Get this from a library. Presidential records act of hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session, on H.R.

and related bills. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on Government Information and Individual Rights.].

Nov 4, H.R. (95th). A bill to amend title 44 to insure the preservation of and public access to the official records of the President, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S.

Congress. Sometimes they are a way of recognizing or honoring the sponsor or creator of a particular law (as with the 'Taft-Hartley Act').

And sometimes they are meant to garner political support for a law by giving it a catchy name (as with the 'USA Patriot Act' or the 'Take Pride in America Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any. a focus on electronic presidential records. The Presidential Records Act As noted above, the Presidential Records Act (PRA) was enacted inand the statute, as amended, instructs the collection and retention of—as well as codifies public access to— presidential Size: KB.

Presidential Records Act of established public ownership of presidential records. The change in records ownership was the result of decades of lobbying, primarily by historians and journalists, against a government that often made its records inaccessible.

The Obama Presidential Library That Isn’t. (Before the Presidential Records Act ofa president’s papers were considered his private property.) the author of “The Last Campaign. Looking for abbreviations of PRA. It is Presidential Records Act of Presidential Records Act of listed as PRA.

Presidential Records Act of - How is Presidential Records Act of abbreviated. Presidential Records Act of ; Presidential Reserve Call-Up; Presidential Reserve Callup Authority; Presidential Review Directive.

The Presidential Records Act of and the Presidential Executive Order Arnita A. Jones | Dec 1, Historical organizations whose members conduct research using federal records have been asked to comment on Executive Order relating to "further implementation of the Presidential Records Act" that was issued November 1, by.

Description. This summary and accompanying memos were prepared for Government Operations Committee Chairman Jack Brooks for committee meetings held on J The committee was considering H.R.the Presidential Records Act (PRA), legislation that would prescribe how presidential records are collected and retained, and how the public can access them.The Presidential Records Act of expanded such protection of historical records, by mandating that the records of former presidents would automatically become the property of the federal government upon their departures from the Oval Office, and then transferred to the Archivist of the United States, thereafter to be made available to the Signed by: George W.

Bush on 1 November Here’s where it gets interesting. The PRA was written in It doesn’t have a section on email. But everyone agrees that these electronic communications meet the Act’s broad definition of presidential records, and that the White House is legally required to preserve them.