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Information Management: Selected Agencies Need to Fully Address Federal Electronic Recordkeeping Requirements

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4 Open Recommendations
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Armed Forces Retirement Home The Chief Executive Officer of the Armed Forces Retirement Home should establish a time frame to develop an inventory of electronic information systems used to store agency records that includes all of the required elements. (Recommendation 3)
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The Armed Forces Retirement Home did not state whether or not it concurred with this recommendation. As of March 2022, we had not received information pertaining to planned actions for this recommendation. Once the agency states that it has taken action, we plan to verify whether implementation has occurred.

Armed Forces Retirement Home The Chief Executive Officer of the Armed Forces Retirement Home establish a time frame to update its policies and procedures to include all of the required electronic information system functionalities for recordkeeping systems. (Recommendation 4)
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The Armed Forces Retirement Home did not state whether or not it concurred with this recommendation. As of March 2022, we had not received information pertaining to planned actions for this recommendation. Once the agency states that it has taken action, we plan to verify whether implementation has occurred.

Armed Forces Retirement Home The Chief Executive Officer of the Armed Forces Retirement Home should establish a time frame to update the agency's policies and procedures to include the (1) following records management controls required for electronic information systems: usability, content, context, and structure and (2) required preservation mechanisms to ensure that records in its electronic recordkeeping system will be retrievable and useable. (Recommendation 5)
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The Armed Forces Retirement Home did not state whether or not it concurred with this recommendation. As of March 2022, we had not received information pertaining to planned actions for this recommendation. Once the agency states that it has taken action, we plan to verify whether implementation has occurred.

Armed Forces Retirement Home The Chief Executive Officer of the Armed Forces Retirement Home should ensure existing policies and procedures describe the rules for using personal email accounts when conducting official agency business to include instructing the employee to (1) copy an official electronic messaging account of the employee in the original creation or transmission of the records and (2) forward a complete copy of the record to an official electronic messaging account of the employee no later than 20 days after the original creation or transmission of the record. (Recommendation 6)
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The Armed Forces Retirement Home did not state whether or not it concurred with this recommendation. As of March 2022, we had not received information pertaining to planned actions for this recommendation. Once the agency states that it has taken action, we plan to verify whether implementation has occurred.

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