Records Retention Policy


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The Budget Office is the official repository for documents shown below. The department is responsible for retaining the official copy of a record and serve as the department responsible for the development, maintenance, retention and destruction of records. Records are retained as specified by UM, IHL, State, Federal or outside entity guidelines. Departmental records are retained at the discretion of the department but are encouraged to follow the guidelines outlined in order to reduce labor and save space.


The following files/records are retained on a permanent basis:

Budget – Clean, Unmarked, Budgets – Hand Posted, Legislative Budgets – Final Copy,

Departmental Unofficial Copy

The following files/records are retained for a period of 10 years:

Budget – Working Papers, Legislative Budget – Working Papers