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Records Management and Archives

Records Retention Schedules

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The revised schedules for the retention and/or disposition of the following university system records are based upon the requirements of the Georgia Records Act (O.C.G.A. 50-18-90 et seq.). This version includes revised schedules as filed with the Division of Archives and History, Office of Secretary of State as of April 1, 2009.

USG Records Retention Manual (Revised March 30, 2010)

I010 Research Data (Animal Care and Use)

Explanation: This series documents the care and proposed use of animals by the university for research purposes. Records include: institutional animal care and use forms; research proposal check-off forms; and related correspondence.

Record Copy: Institutional Archives; Principal investigator, Laboratory Animal Resources

Retention: Projects which are not of major significance and where the research does not have potential long term affects: 3 years after completion of research project. Projects of major national or international significance, interest or controversy or where the principal investigator has a widely acknowledged influence on the area of scholarship: Permanent

Citation or Reference: 7 USC 2131 B 2157; 9 CFR 2.35; PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (D.L. 99-158)

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