SAA Council Approves Position Statement on Congressional Records as Public Records

July 18, 2018—The SAA Council has just approved a new position statement on Congressional Records as Public Records. As noted in the statement:

Records of Congressional committees and individual Members of Congress that meet these criteria should be considered public records no matter the repository in which they are housed. Further, such records should be managed, maintained, and made accessible to researchers in accordance with archival and records management best practices and federal records laws, in collaboration with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

Read the position statement here.