Records retention schedules are determined by the record type and the business, legal and compliance requirements associated with the record. Retention schedules establish guidelines regarding how long important records must remain accessible for future use or reference, as well as when and how the record can be destroyed when it is no longer needed. If a record does not have a retention schedule it must be kept indefinitely.
These Retention Schedules are for NEVADA STATE AGENCIES ONLY. Please go to the Local Records Services page for more information about records retention for local governments.
The Committee to Approve Schedules for the Retention and Disposition of Official State Records more commonly known as The State Records Committee was established in statute in 1993, NRS 239.073 et seq., to approve the retention and disposition of official state records for all state agencies.
An official state record may be disposed of only in accordance with a schedule for retention and disposition which is approved by this Committee.
Deputy Secretary of State - Designee for Barbara Cegavski, Secretary of State
Harry B. Ward
Deputy Attorney General - Designee for Aaron Ford, Attorney General
Risk Management Specialist - Designee for Laura Freed, Director of the Department of Administration
Division Administrator, Nevada State Library, Archives, and Public Records
Chief Plan, Research and Grants Management - Designee for David Haws, Administrator for Enterprise Information Technology Services
Senior Records Analyst, Retired
State Records Committee Agendas & Minutes
NRS 239.077Committee to Approve Schedules for the Retention and Disposition of Official State Records: Duties. The Committee shall:
Review and approve or disapprove the schedules for the retention and disposition of the official state records of each agency, board and commission which is required to develop those schedules pursuant toNRS 239.080.
Advise the Division (NSLA) concerning the development and use of schedules for the retention and disposition of official state records.
NSLA Board Room - 100 N. Stewart St. - Carson City
State Records Training
State Records staff provides training and consulting services to state agency records officials and other state agency staff in all aspects of retention and records management. The mission of the State Records training program is to provide foundational retention and records management training to state agencies. In person trainings sessions are designed to assist agency heads, elected officials, records officers, and other staff to establish and administer efficient retention and records management programs.