OAR 166-025-0035
Microfilm as Official Copy of Public Record

Microfilm may be substituted for any paper or machine readable record if it is made according to the following conditions:


A security copy of microfilm of public records which has a required minimum retention period of 100 years or longer must be made and stored in accordance with OAR 166-025-0005 (Purpose and Application of Microfilm Standards Rules) to 166-025-0030 (Security Copy Depository). A security copy must be reserved and used solely as a backup security copy or as a master for making working copy duplicate film when required.


Working copies of microfilm, and microfilm of public records with a minimum retention period of less than 100 years, may be made in accordance with agency standards and requirements for the retention period of the public records, including the option of using any film, processing system, or storage containers the agency may select.

Source: Rule 166-025-0035 — Microfilm as Official Copy of Public Record, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=166-025-0035.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 166-025-0035’s source at or​.us