B-227204, JUN 1, 1987

B-227204: Jun 1, 1987

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MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS - FEDERAL ADMINISTRATIVE/LEGISLATIVE MATTERS - ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES - RECORDS DESTRUCTION - TIME RESTRICTIONS DIGEST: THIS OFFICE HAS NO LEGAL OBJECTION TO THE PROPOSAL BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY OF THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION TO DISPOSE OF INACTIVE CIVILIAN HEALTH AND MEDICAL PROGRAM (CHAMPVA) SPONSOR RECORDS MAINTAINED AT REGISTRATION CENTERS 90 DAYS AFTER IT IS DETERMINED THAT THE VETERAN AND HIS OR HER DEPENDENTS ARE INELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS AND CHAMPVA SPONSOR RECORDS MAINTAINED AT VA MEDICAL CENTERS IMMEDIATELY UPON DETERMINATION THAT THE VETERANS AND HIS OR HER DEPENDENTS ARE INELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS. B-227204-O.M.: THIS IS IN RESPONSE TO YOUR MEMORANDUM DATED MAY 4.

B-227204, JUN 1, 1987

MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS - FEDERAL ADMINISTRATIVE/LEGISLATIVE MATTERS - ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES - RECORDS DESTRUCTION - TIME RESTRICTIONS DIGEST: THIS OFFICE HAS NO LEGAL OBJECTION TO THE PROPOSAL BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY OF THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION TO DISPOSE OF INACTIVE CIVILIAN HEALTH AND MEDICAL PROGRAM (CHAMPVA) SPONSOR RECORDS MAINTAINED AT REGISTRATION CENTERS 90 DAYS AFTER IT IS DETERMINED THAT THE VETERAN AND HIS OR HER DEPENDENTS ARE INELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS AND CHAMPVA SPONSOR RECORDS MAINTAINED AT VA MEDICAL CENTERS IMMEDIATELY UPON DETERMINATION THAT THE VETERANS AND HIS OR HER DEPENDENTS ARE INELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS.

REQUEST FOR RECORDS DISPOSITION AUTHORITY: VETERANS ADMINISTRATIONS'S CIVILIAN HEALTH AND MEDICAL PROGRAMS SPONSOR RECORDS FOLDERS. RM-87-25. B-227204-O.M.:

THIS IS IN RESPONSE TO YOUR MEMORANDUM DATED MAY 4, 1987, FORWARDING FOR OUR REVIEW A REQUEST FOR RECORDS DISPOSITION AUTHORITY (SF-115) SUBMITTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY OF THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION PROPOSING TO DISPOSE OF, (1) INACTIVE CIVILIAN HEALTH AND MEDICAL PROGRAM (CHAMPVA) SPONSOR RECORD FOLDERS MAINTAINED AT CHAMPVA REGISTRATION CENTERS 90 DAYS AFTER IT IS DETERMINED THAT THE VETERAN AND HIS OR HER DEPENDENTS ARE INELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS AND (2) INACTIVE CHAMPVA SPONSOR RECORD FOLDERS MAINTAINED AT VA MEDICAL CENTERS IMMEDIATELY UPON DETERMINATION THAT THE VETERAN AND HIS OR HER DEPENDENTS ARE INELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS. WE HAVE REVIEWED THE PROPOSED RETENTION SCHEDULE AND FROM A LEGAL STANDPOINT, HAVE NO OBJECTION TO ITS ADOPTION AND ISSUANCE.