Oregon Secretary of State, Archives Division

Rule Rule 166-005-0000

It is the policy of the State of Oregon to assure the preservation of records essential to meet the needs of the state, its political subdivisions and its citizens and to assure the prompt destruction of records without continuing value. Unlawful destruction of any public record, regardless of medium or physical format, is a crime punishable under the provisions of ORS 162.305 (Tampering with public records). Public records may be created and retained in a variety of media and physical formats, including but not limited to paper, microfilm, sound recordings, video recordings, and electronic media, devices and recordkeeping systems.

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Jun. 8, 2021